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“Bill’s original Cert Prep guides were used throughout Sun’s service organization as the SEs studied for Certification. This was not mandated by Sun management but happened through word-of-mouth by those software engineers who had successfully passed the exam. In this new edition, Bill adds a chapter to explain the boot process (from POST to service initialization through SMF) on both SPARC and x86 systems. All chapters have been updated to reflect the Solaris 05/08 updates including detailed coverage of the x86 platform. This new guide is still the best source I know of to study for the exam. —Brian Howard, Systems Engineer / Solaris Ambassador
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Bill Calkins is owner and president of Pyramid Consulting, a computer training and consulting firm specializing in the implementation and administration of open systems. He works as a consultant with Sun Microsystems and has contributed extensively to the Solaris certification program and simulation technology. He also owns www.unixed.com, a website that provides online UNIX training materials. Bill has more than 20 years of experience in UNIX system administration, consulting, and training at more than 250 different companies and government agencies and has authored several books on Solaris.
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June 6, 2011: A note for those of you taking the Oracle Certified Professional Solaris 10 System Administator Exam - 1Z0-877
Oracle recently changed the exam number for the Oracle Certified Professional Solaris 10 System Administator Exam, Part 1 from CX-310-200 to 1Z0-877. This book was published before that change, so please make note of the change. In addition, Oracle has moved some of the exam objectives from the part 2 exam to the part 1 exam (ie. ZFS, Managing Core Dumps, Virtual File Systems, Network Basics, Live Upgrade ). Therefore, you'll need both the Part 1 and Part 2 versions of this book to prep for the 1Z0-877 Part 1 exam. The material is still up to date and relevant but, you can no longer get by with the part 1 book only.
Bill Calkins is a Sun Certified System Administrator for the Solaris operating environment. He is owner and president of Pyramid Consulting Inc., a computer training and consulting firm located near Grand Rapids, Michigan, specializing in the implementation and administration of Open Systems. He has more than 20 years of experience in Unix system administration, consulting, and training at more than 150 different companies. Bill has authored several Unix textbooks, which are currently best sellers and are used by universities and training organizations worldwide:
Bill has worked with Sun Press and Prentice Hall as a technical editor and a major contributor to many of their Solaris titles.
Bill’s professional interests include consulting, writing, teaching, traveling, and developing Web-based training materials.
Bill works as a consultant with the certification group at Sun Microsystems and assists with the development of the Solaris 10 SCSA, SCNA, and SCSECA certification exams. Bill also consults with Sun Microsystems Professional Services and assists in the development of Solaris training and testing materials for the education division at Sun Microsystems.
Bill works as an instructor in government, corporate and university settings, and has helped thousands of administrators get their certification. Recently he was recognized by the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) as the “technical trainer of choice for the joint war fighting community.”
His experience covers all varieties of Unix, including Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, IRIX, and Linux. When he’s not working in the field, he writes Unix books and conducts training and educational seminars on various system administration topics. He draws on his many years of experience in system administration and training to provide a unique approach to Unix
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