Going Pro With Linux – Linux Format 182 – April 2014
Trying to break into Linux engineering can be challenging for even the most determined individual. Coupled with this year’s Linux Jobs report, which revealed that 9 out of 10 employers found the recruitment of Linux professionals as either “somewhat difficult” or “very difficult” (an increase on the previous years’ findings), it becomes clear that a new approach is needed.
Linux Master – Linux Format 186 – August 2014
The Linux Professional Institute has been around since 1999, when it was founded in Canada. Since then it’s had 15 years of steady growth with some spectacular increases in its popular LPIC in recent years. We sat down with the head of the UK arm of the LPI, Bill Quinn, to assess what this means for the Linux landscape across the globe, how it’s feeding into UK education and how the LPI remains relevant in a rapidly changing FOSS world.