Laurence T. Sherwood

Location: VA USA


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Sun Certified System Administrator for Solaris 8 S&hellip by Peter H. Gregory
This book is a frustrating one to review, partly because the author did a credible job with 98% of the effort needed to write a good study guide, but failed with the final 2%. I might also note I just passed the first exam for the SCSA, and this book was helpful to that end. But I would feel sorry for anyone who relied on it to learn the Solaris operating system: the proof-reading and editing of this book were just not up to par. The author is a respected member of the Unix community and certainly knows his material. But, because of sloppy editing and inattention to detail, the reader will come across truly amazing facts. Just one example occurs in the section pertaining to cpio. There… Read more