Which AIX exam to take first?

Posted on 2011-05-13
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Hi experts, there seem to be several Administrator related AIX exams. Which one should taken first? I am new to AIX and have been thrown into the role of AIX admin. Thanks!
Question by:Rhiaanon44
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    the first certificate (if you're after certificates) should be the IBM Certified System Administrator - AIX:
    IBM say you should have 18 months of practical experience with AIX for this.

    Next step upwards could be the IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert - Power Systems with AIX v2:
    Three years of experiece required, IBM say.

    The above already covers some aspects of the indispensable virtualization theme. You should indeed deepen your knowledge in that area - here comes the IBM Certified Systems Expert - Virtualization Technical Support for AIX and Linux:

    There are two more Systems Expert certifications, the Enterprise Technical Support for AIX and Linux -v2:

    and High Availability for AIX Technical Support and Administration (HACMP/PowerHA):

    Good lucK!

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    Forgot the link for IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert - Power Systems with AIX v2:

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    Apart from certifications - here is the IBM training roadmap for AIX administrators:

    AIX Training Roadmap
    Find all the roadmaps here, including links to course descriptions and schedules:


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    Awesome!!! Thank you!

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