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Topic # 138898 21-Jan-2014 12:12
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What do you think about Linux Administration as a career? It's a good choice? It's very hard?

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  Reply # 970570 21-Jan-2014 12:32
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RedHat certified administrators are always in demand.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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  Reply # 971668 21-Jan-2014 14:16
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billgates: RedHat certified administrators are always in demand.


Wow what a quote from Bill

Are you looking at re-skilling?




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  Reply # 976241 28-Jan-2014 21:04
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Given most of the worlds web servers run on linux, demand is huge. Red Hat is a good choice, but Debian and Ubuntu servers dominate the web space in linux.




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  Reply # 979835 3-Feb-2014 23:41
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everything will end up running with a linux background at some stage.


anyway is not a matter of is your choice is good or reliable the big question is: are good enough to deal with linux at that level?



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  Reply # 980654 5-Feb-2014 12:53
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valtam: Given most of the worlds web servers run on linux, demand is huge. Red Hat is a good choice, but Debian and Ubuntu servers dominate the web space in linux.


Based on?  I personally prefer Debian for a webserver, but find myself supporting more and more RHEL based (be it Centos, RHEL, or something like Amazon Linux AMI's)

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  Reply # 980670 5-Feb-2014 13:21
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The better question to ask yourself is whether you have an aptitude for Linux administration, and are you genuinely interested in it?

If not, it doesn't matter what path is the "good choice" because ultimately you won't be happy.

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