CompTIA – E2C is now CompTIA Academy!

I sometimes teach at Cuesta College, a California community college in San Luis Obispo.  Cuesta recently became a CompTIA Education To Careers (E2C) member.  During the process of becoming a member, it was mentioned that E2C was being “rebranded”.    Well, it’s official.  E2C is now …

Buying CompTIA Vouchers as an Education To Careers (E2C) Member

CompTIA is the non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of information technology (IT) professionals and companies including manufacturers, distributors, resellers, and educational institutions.   CompTIA offers popular certification programs.  (After the implementation of DODD 8570, all Federal IT/IA employees and contractors are required to …

LPI LPIC-1 and Novell CLA

The Linux Professional Institute has a partnership with Novell.  Holders of LPIC certifications are eligible to receive the Novell Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) certification at no additional cost or exams.  Once you hold LPIC-1, then follow the directions at LPI’s page on their Novell partnership …

CompTIA Linux+ and LPI LPIC-1

I recently passed CompTIA’s Linux+.  One of the first questions on the examinations is something like “Do you want to forward your scores to LPI?”  Might as well say “Yes!”, since passing the 2 Linux+ exams automatically qualifies you for the Linux Professional Institute’s LPIC-1. …

Oracle 10g DBA OCP – Passed 1Z0-040, Oracle Database 10g: New Features for Administrators today

I’ve been an Oracle geek a long time, I’ve been certified since Oracle 8 days.  Recently I haven’t kept up with these like I should, so I decided to freshen my certification up before Oracle retired the upgrade exams.  I’m a current Oracle 9i Database Administrator Oracle …

MCITP:SA, Completed! – Passed the Microsoft 070-646 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator exam today

I recently completed my Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Enterprise Administrator certification. This certification requires you to pass 5 exams.  It turns out that if I took one more exam, 070-646 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, I’d qualify for Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: …