The following is a guest post by Marco Shaw, an IT consultant working in Canada. Allow me to tell you a story. A story about incompatibilities, messy software ports, troubleshooting and finding the solution to all of your woes in the most obvious, yet least thought of — well, as a first option at least — places [...]
Don’t let ZFS intimidate you. We take you through a step-by-step setup of ZFS so that you can feel comfortable running it yourself. Go through each scenario with us and you’ll finish realizing, yes, ZFS isn’t that bad at all.
As you near the peak of your IT career, make sure you’re continuing to learn and validate your skills. These three advanced certifications will solidify you as a senior-level subject matter expert.
Back on the job hunt but scared for your prospects? Do you need to go back to college to beef up your resume? Maybe not. These four IT skills are so in demand that with enough experience and skill you could land your next job without a diploma.
Learn how to set up a Linux secure shell (SSH) jumpbox in order to “jump” to a server box without wasting time. This tutorial will also dive into some troubleshooting and automating quick tips for speeding up your work.
Is your small business cramped? Sometimes its more than desk space that suffers. These two mini servers could be the solution to your data center space problem.
Is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison trying to divert attention away from the company’s current and future challenges with some timely announcements? Yesterday, Oracle declared it’s partnering with Microsoft to bring a number of its products to Windows Server and Windows Azure, which brings up some exciting possibilities for IT pros.
Avoid issues with resizing Linux drives with VMware vSphere 5.1 with this simple tutorial centered around using logical volume managers in Red Hat Enterprise 6.4.
While Linux is an open-source OS, a lot of corporations use it for the flexibility and as an overall smarter business choice for certain IT infrastructure. Get an understanding of the scope of the certifications for Linux pros with thise quick guide.
The IT certification landscape is large and diverse. Since technology from different vendors like Microsoft, Citrix and VMware changes frequently, knowing the impact on your career and be difficult to understand. Use this guide to make sure you start your certification exam prep efforts with the right path in mind.
Like the U.S., Europe too has a skills gap crisis looming, with an estimated 900,000 IT jobs going unfilled by 2015. The European Commission has launched the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, which brings tech giants together to solve the issue. What can the U.S. learn from this?
A whopping 93 percent of companies surveyed in a recent report say they plan to hire Linux-trained professionals in the next six months. Bottom line: If you have Linux skills, your job prospects are solid for the near future. If you don’t know Linux, learn the cert paths to get you started.
TrainSignal talks to security experts about the significance of the new executive order, and we break down the basics for what IT pros should know about how it will affect their jobs.
IT certification can be complicated. This guide will help you understand the differences between the certification paths, why you should get certified, and which exams to take first.
An IT pro looks back at 2012′s hottest trends and looks ahead to see which technologies will take the spotlight in 2013.
This latest Linux tutorial covers how to work with the Linux text editors Vi and Nano. Knowing how to use the right commands with these editors will allow for swift editing of files, scripts, etc.
In this latest Linux tutorial, learn how to add, delete, and modify users in Linux. Beginners or individuals preparing for certification will want to familiarize themselves with the key files and commands, such as “passwd,” “/etc/passwd” and more to fulling understand how to execute this process.
Red Hat Virtualization 3.0 won’t need Windows Server and it has a lot of new features and greater scalability. Read about how the open source capabilities of this Beta virtualization platform will appeal to SMBs.
Ever since Canonical abandoned the familiar GNOME desktop in Ubuntu for the new Unity shell, Linux Mint, a distro that focuses on usability, has enjoyed a surge in popularity. DistroWatch lists Mint as the leading distro over the past few months, and Linux Mint 12 is the latest release. The Linux Mint 12 download can [...]
Making sure you have assigned the appropriate permissions is a base skill that needs to be done efficiently. Learn how to identify and manage permissions for files and directories in Linux.