The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 10X -- Hilton Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, California: January 20-22, 2012: https://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/events/lpi-exam-certification)
Registration for LPI exams at SCALE 10X is available by emailing LPI at events_at_lpi.org.
Please indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for exam events. Exams will be available at 11 am and 1 pm on Sunday January 22, 2012 in the Santa Monica "B" room, Los Angeles Hilton Airport Hotel. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.
To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID at LPI's registration area: https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register
Exams may be paid for in advance by PayPal or credit card with LPI. In addition, candidates should bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab.
All three levels of LPI certification (LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3) will be offered at these events. The promotional price for all exams will be $99 US (regularly $173), except for LPI-301 (the LPIC-3 certification exam) which will be priced at $219 US (regularly $260).
LPI exams will be proctored by Ross Brunson, LPI Director of Member Services, and Dru Lavigne of The BSD Certification Group. Ms.Lavigne will also be offering BSD Certification exams at the exam labs. For more information on their program please visit their website at: http://www.bsdcertification.org/
In addition, Ross Brunson of LPI will also host a day-long LPIC-1 examcram session (LPI-101/9 am and LPI-102/1:30 pm) in the Bel Air conference room as part of SCALE University: http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale10x/events/scale-university
Friends of LPI may obtain a 50% discount on conference fees for SCALE by using discount code LPI10X upon registration (does not include tutorials or SCALE U costs):
This is the 10th consecutive year of the Southern California Linux Expo and LPI's third year as a certification sponsor of the event.
The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 7,000 testing locations.
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About the Linux Professional Institute:
The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. LPI advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners,
sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities. LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP and IDG.