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DevOps Tools Introduction #02: Modern Software Development

16 January, 2018 - by Fabian Thorns

The DevOps Tools Engineer exam starts with objective 701.1 which covers modern software development, including aspects of architecture and team organization. These are broad topics but, since LPI expects candidates to be experienced IT professionals, you will probably already have some background in this area.... Read more

DevOps Tools Introduction #01: Getting ‘Getting Started’ Started

9 January, 2018 - by Fabian Thorns

In October 2017, LPI released the Linux Professional Institute DevOps Tools Engineer certification. Covering a series of relatively new tools used to develop and deliver software in a collaborative manner, the content of this exam extends skills of both software developers and system administrators.... Read more

What is DevOps? or: Why Another DevOps Certification?

20 June, 2017 - by G. Matthew Rice

The Linux Professional Institute ("LPI") recently announced the objectives for a new certification – the LPIC-OT DevOps Tools Engineer – which tests the skills and understanding of the open source tools commonly used by organisations trying to create a DevOps environment.... Read more

The Skills Gap and Future-Proofing Your Career

24 May, 2017 -

I speak to so many enthusiastic people at open source events around the world and they’re always looking for some real practical advice. It’s safe to say that evidence has been steadily mounting in the last few years for a critical skills gap in the global workforce.... Read more