I would look at your local community colleges to see if they have any
classes if yu haven't already done so. I know not all of them have a good
practical course in UNIX, but many of them do.
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Cindee Phillips <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I realize this is a bit off-topic for this list, but I'm hoping someone
> might have some advice or recommendations for me concerning Unix training.
> I moved from cataloging to our systems position two years ago. At the time,
> we were on a maintenance contract with our ILS vendor, meaning I only needed
> to do very basic things with the server (my job primarily entailed running
> reports against our data and working with some other locally developed
> Access applications.)
> Last summer, we joined a consortium and migrated our catalog to their
> servers, and would like to do something else now with the server we were
> previously using for our ILS, probably along the lines of archiving locally
> produced media on it.
> But I obviously need more training. It's a Sun box, running Oracle 9, and
> I've looked at several companies that do short term classroom training
> (i.e., www.learningtree.com ( http://www.learningtree.com/ )), but I've
> also been considering online coursework, either by Sun (
> http://www.sun.com/training/) or, perhaps O'Reilly
> I learn pretty well on my own (I figured out by myself most of the basic
> Unix stuff in respect to copying and moving files, working with vi, working
> with the crontab, etc.) but would want any course I sign up for to have an
> instructor to ask questions of.
> Does anyone have any experience with any of these programs they'd be
> willing to share?
> I'm sending this to several lists, so apologies for cross-posting.
> Cindee Phillips
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> Library Systems Administrator
> Rolfing Library/Trinity International University
> Deerfield, IL, 60015 / (847)317-4021