Advice to become a unix guru?

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Operating Systems Solaris Advice to become a unix guru?
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Old 07-25-2011
What are you using for your certification? Which books, etc.?
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Old 07-25-2011
I am using Solaris 10 Exam prep by bill calkins. How about u?
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Old 07-25-2011
Yes, I have read Solaris 10 System Administration Part I and portions of Part II, networking, ZFS, and Zones. Still hasn't all sunk in yet. The problem with the book, and it is the only book I have found for certification, is trying to cover anything in depth. For example the first chapter in the book is approximately 130 pages. The Oracle documentation on Devices and Filesytems is 522 pages:
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Old 07-25-2011
I wrote the first part 2 weeks and failed it by 10 points. I just read the bcalkins book like 4 times and went for exam. I learned my lesson and now I am working on practice questions. I have recently bought questions from bcalkins website which is pretty good, it covers a lot of stuff beyond the text book material. Lets see ..
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Old 07-25-2011
I wrote the first 2 weeks ago and failed it by 10 points. I just read the bcalkins book like 4 times and went to write the exam. I learned my lesson and I am working on practice questions now. I have just bought the practice questions from bcalkins website which covers a lot of material beyond what he has covered in the text book, Lets see. When are you planning to write it?
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Old 07-25-2011
I actually going to take a class starting next week.
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Old 07-26-2011
Anyways keep in touch. Make sure you write the exam before Sep 31st, I hope you are aware with the new rules of the certification.
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