The Ubuntu Certified Professional (also called Ubuntu Professional) is a training certification based on LPI level 1. The certification tests the candidate’s ability to: Configure a network of Ubuntu systems, understand security and package management fundamentals, and perform key maintenance tasks. The course covers key Linux fundamentals and is suitable for those with a Microsoft systems administration background.
To earn the Ubuntu Professional Certification, candidates are required to have a good overall knowledge of IT and systems administration of other operating systems and at least six months’ relevant work experience. Qualification is based on a five day course will provide participants with the skills they need to deploy and configure Ubuntu within the office. It introduces participants to the basic skills required of Ubuntu systems administrators.
- Ubuntu Server Edition
Using Debian as a foundation, the Ubuntu Server Edition, also called Ubuntu server, offers support for several common configurations, and also simplifies common Linux server deployment processes. Standard Internet services such as e-mail, Web, DNS, file serving and database management can be integrated.
- Ultra ATA
A version of the AT Attachment (ATA) standard that supports burst mode data transfer rates of 33.3 MBps. To take advantage of these high speeds, your computer must also be equipped with Ultra DMA, a protocol that supports faster data transfer rates to and from hard disk drives.
- Ultra DMA
A protocol developed by Quantum Corporation and Intel that supports burst mode data transfer rates of 33.3 MBps. This is twice as fast as the previous disk drive standard for PCs, and is necessary to take advantage of new, faster Ultra ATA disk drives. The official name for the protocol is Ultra DMA/33. It’s also […]
An open source alternative to the BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) domain name system, Unbound is a validating, recursive and caching DNS server that has been released under the BSD license. The current public release is Unbound 1.0., which includes both a server daemon enabling cached DNS lookups via port communications; and a resolver library […]
A standard for representing characters as integers. Unlike ASCII, which uses 7 bits for each character, Unicode uses 16 bits, which means that it can represent more than 65,000 unique characters. This is a bit of overkill for English and Western-European languages, but it is necessary for some other languages, such as Greek, Chinese and […]