vs (which is which??)

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Fri Apr 21 02:41:32 UTC 2006

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 19:00:45 -0500
Kevin Kinsey <kdk at> wrote:

> Matthew Seaman wrote:
> >Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Anyone here who are interested in taking up bsd certifications?? 

somewhat yes. by far more interested in this than being yet another MSC* , or
even RHCE 

>> the
> >> says they are not affiliated with
> >> I'm confused which one should I pick?? Any idea?
> >>I am particularly interested in having a  FreeBSD certification..
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Well, let me put it this way: is run by a number of
> >people well known in the *BSD world as making a valuable contribution to
> >{Free,Open,Net,Dragonfly}BSD and others.

indeed. The BSDCert mailing list is quite active - take a look at the archives
for an idea of where the team is at (lots of surveys, documentation, etc being
put together.) - lot of brain power put to use on the subject of what makes a
good BSD admin / user and how to proper validate it, so the cert is actually
indicative of the knowledge/experience.

> The other site you mention, "" is run by
> Jared Barneck, according to whois.  His home page is
> at  In 4+ years in FreeBSD, I've
> not heard of Jared; that is not to say he should be disqualified
> from consideration---it's possible that he runs a fine program.

same here... not a name that i recognise - which doesn't mean he doesn't know
his stuff.


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