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Blockchain skills: Don't Try to Block the Chain

Blockchain skills: Don't Try to Block the Chain

Blockchain technology is on the rise. Some might presume Bitcoin is the reason behind it. While it was developed for the digital currency, developers are finding other uses of blockchain...

Ansible, or Not Ansible?: Interview with Director of Ansible Community

Ansible, or Not Ansible?: Interview with Director of Ansible Community

From our data, Ansible is gaining on industry leaders Puppet and Chef. Why is that the case? Simplicity is one of the key factors driving the growth in the utilization...

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Platform is Back in the Game

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Platform is Back in the Game

It has been nearly a year and a half since Microsoft and Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux would be available on Microsoft's Azure, and to say the...

Do you have what it takes to be a software developer?

Do you have what it takes to be a software developer?

The application space is the place to be. A lot of work has been done in the low-level Linux arena, and it continues, but the growth over the last few...

Scripting Languages Popularity Contest

Scripting Languages Popularity Contest

Scripting is an essential attribute of an administrator's skill set. With all the choices that exist, which one is best? In this area of technology, more so than almost any...

Redhat is THE distribution companies choose

Redhat is THE distribution companies choose

Remember in the bygone era when which distribution to use was a hotly contested subject? Slackware, RedHat, Suse, Debian, TurboLinux, etc. Which one to choose? Apt-get or yum for updates?...

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Ansible, or Not Ansible?: Interview with Director of Ansible Community

Ansible, or Not Ansible?: Interview with Director of Ansible Community

From our data, Ansible is gaining on industry leaders Puppet and Chef. Why is that the case? Simplicity is one of the key factors driving the growth in the utilization...

General Manager of Training at The Linux Foundation Forecasts Cloudy Weather

General Manager of Training at The Linux Foundation Forecasts Cloudy Weather

Where does The Linux Foundation believe ones time is well spent to catapult their career objectives? It is fairly apparent after reaching out to Clyde Seepersad, General Manager Training and...

Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

Open Source adoption in Education Sector: Interview with Patrick Masson from OSI

With the perceived growth of FLOSS deployments in the world's education sector, we wanted to try to confirm our intuition. What better way of doing so than going directly to...

An inside look at SUSE’s recruitment process

An inside look at SUSE’s recruitment process

SUSE’s global HR talks about employing Linux talent LinuxCareer.com asked Marie Louise van Deutekom, the SUSE’s Global HR Director, to elaborate on the international recruitment process at SUSE. Marie Louise...

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

How writing about Linux boosts your IT career. Interview with Jason Hibbets, Red Hat

The World Wide Web has become an extremely strong source of information. Job seekers search for jobs on online job boards, while recruiters search for potential employees by listing their...

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28
Sep2017
Blockchain skills: Don't Try to Block the Chain

Blockchain skills: D...

Blockchain technology is on the rise. Some might presume Bitcoin is the reason behind it. While it was developed for the digital currency, developers are finding other uses of blockchain technology. Most prominently is t...

20
Sep2017
Ansible, or Not Ansible?: Interview with Director of Ansible Community

Ansible, or Not Ansi...

From our data, Ansible is gaining on industry leaders Puppet and Chef. Why is that the case? Simplicity is one of the key factors driving the growth in the utilization of Ansible. That according to the Director of Ansibl...

22
May2017
General Manager of Training at The Linux Foundation Forecasts Cloudy Weather

General Manager of T...

Where does The Linux Foundation believe ones time is well spent to catapult their career objectives? It is fairly apparent after reaching out to Clyde Seepersad, General Manager Training and Certification of The Linux Fo...

14
Apr2017
Guide To Finding a Home-Based Linux Job

Guide To Finding a H...

With the technology advancements that keep on evolving, locating a home-based Linux job is a lot of Linux engineers dream. Unfortunately, there is still a majority of engineers that work in a typical office setting, but...

Career Advice

24
Oct2016
Don't Pretend To Be Someone Else

Don't Pretend To Be Someo...

Job descriptions can be very puzzling. Are they looking for strictly a developer, or do they want someone that can develop but also maintain their systems? Sometimes it can be very tricky to separate the wheat from the c...

11
Aug2016
Pay Attention: You May Fall Behind If You Don't

Pay Attention: You May Fa...

The world of open source software is an ever-changing landscape. What appears to be the next big thing may fall by the wayside by some new development tool.The pace is fast and furious, and it does not look like it is go...

04
Jul2016
Recruiter's advice and tips: What is a behavioral interview?

Recruiter's advice and ti...

I have been specializing in IT Recruitment for the past few years. It has been a very interesting and challenging journey, which allowed me to meet many professionals at various stages of their careers. In the past few y...

07
Jun2016
Linux Certification Is It Worth The Effort?

Linux Certification Is It...

We get asked about Linux certification frequently. Candidates generally want to know if it is worth their time and effort to pursue a certification. In my opinion, the answer changes on a case-by-case basis. Overall, the...

Skills Watch

19
Jul2017
Microsoft's Azure Cloud Platform is Back in the Game

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Platfo...

It has been nearly a year and a half since Microsoft and Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux would be available on Microsoft's Azure, and to say the least, the results have been astou...

16
Jun2017
Do you have what it takes to be a software developer?

Do you have what it takes to b...

The application space is the place to be. A lot of work has been done in the low-level Linux arena, and it continues, but the growth over the last few years has been in the application space. Wit...

08
Jun2017
Scripting Languages Popularity Contest

Scripting Languages Popularity...

Scripting is an essential attribute of an administrator's skill set. With all the choices that exist, which one is best? In this area of technology, more so than almost any other, it is all about...

29
May2017
Redhat is THE distribution companies choose

Redhat is THE distribution com...

Remember in the bygone era when which distribution to use was a hotly contested subject? Slackware, RedHat, Suse, Debian, TurboLinux, etc. Which one to choose? Apt-get or yum for updates? There w...

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Latest entries:

28
Sep2017

Blockchain skills: D...

Blockchain technology is on the rise. Some might presume Bitcoin is the reason behind it. While it w...

20
Sep2017

Ansible, or Not Ansi...

From our data, Ansible is gaining on industry leaders Puppet and Chef. Why is that the case? Simplic...

19
Jul2017

Microsoft's Azure Cl...

It has been nearly a year and a half since Microsoft and Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise L...

16
Jun2017

Do you have what it...

The application space is the place to be. A lot of work has been done in the low-level Linux arena,...