Profile of a Linux Pro: Major Hayden

Name: Major Hayden Position: Cloud Architect Company: Rackspace       Most of what I’ve learned to do in my daily work has been self-taught.  I read lots of blogs, man pages, and automation repos to understand how applications are assembled and deployed.  Rackspace has offered quite a bit of Red Hat training and I used that to get my […]

Linux Showdown 7 – Day 1 Solution

Here we go again, jumping in to the start of another 3-day TrueAbility Linux Showdown. This one seems to promise some real action, dropping us right in the middle of things. We’re given to play the role of a new remote-work contractor for a three-letter-acronym monikered company. As the story opens up, all we know for sure is that we’re taking over after our predecessor was terminated (!) and there’s a veiled implication that our urgent list of tasks needs doing if we hope to avoid the same fate. Let’s dive right in without delay.

Profile of a Linux Pro: Kyle Brieden

Name: Kyle Brieden Job Title: Linux Administrator II Company: Rackspace Education: Texas A&M University; studied Telecommunications Engineering Technology; RHCE   How many years have you been working with Linux? All in all, I’ve been a Linux Professional for a little more than a year now.  I learned about Linux as a desktop in early college […]