LPI Hosts September Exam Labs at LinuxCon Brazil and Ohio LinuxFest 2010

Posted by scottl on Aug 25, 2010 8:47 PM EDT
Linux Professional Institute; By Scott Lamberton
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(Sacramento, CA, USA: August 25, 2010) - The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at LinuxCon Brazil (São Paulo, Brazil, September 1, 2010) and Ohio Linux Fest (Columbus, Ohio, USA, September 12, 2010). This is LPI's second event as the exclusive Free and Open Source Software certification provider at LinuxCon and their fifth year as certification sponsor of the Ohio LinuxFest.

"LPI has a long history of community participation in the development of Linux and Open Source professionalism. We are pleased to once again be participants in both these events: Ohio Linux Fest, and this year at the Linux Foundation's event, LinuxCon Brazil. In addition, during these events we look forward to delivering announcements on a renewed mission and direction for LPI," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.

Registration for LPI exams at both LinuxCon Brazil and Ohio Linux Fest is available at: events@lpi.org

Please indicate preferred exam and time slot when registering for exam events. To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID at https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register. On the day of the exam, candidates may make payment for their exams onsite 15 minutes prior to the exam lab. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

In addition, along with their exam payment, candidates should bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab.

- LPI@LinuxCon Brazil 2010

All three levels of LPI certification (LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3) will be offered at LinuxCon Brazil on Wednesday, September 1st from 13:00 to 16:00 hrs in the Santos Room, World Trade Center Convention Center (Nacoes Unidas Ave 12559, Brooklin Novo, São Paulo, Brazil). Exams offered will include LPI's new LPI-304 "Virtualization and High Availability" certification exam.

LPI-101, LPI-102, LPI-201, LPI-202 will be available in the Portuguese language at the regular PBT (paper-based test) price of R$ 286 for the first exam and a candidate's second exam will be available at the special promotional price of R$ 143.

LPI-301 (English only) will be available at the full price of R$ 465 only. Anyone taking a subsequent LPIC-3 "specialty" exam LPI-302, LPI-303 or the new LPI-304 exam (all English only) will pay a special promotional price of R$ 143 for their second LPIC-3 exam.

Candidates interested in writing LPI exams at LinuxCon Brazil are asked to register in advance at linuxcon@lpi.org as seating is limited. In addition exam candidates who register for LPI exam labs will be eligible for a 50% reduction in conference fees for LinuxCon Brazil and have access to all conference activities including a keynote presentation by Linus Torvalds. A full listing of LinuxCon activities is available at: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-brazil/sch...

- LPI@Ohio LinuxFest Colombus, Ohio 2010

All exams will take place starting at 11:00 on Sunday, September 12, in the Drury Hotel, Columbus, Ohio.

An LPI Cram Session is available on Friday, September 10th, as part of OLFU, which is designed to cover the materials needed to pass LPIC-1. To take this class you must register for the Professional Pass. The Professional Pass does not include the cost of the exams. For further information on the LPI Certification Cram Class please see: http://www.ohiolinux.org/olfu.html#LPI

LPI is offering the exams at a discounted rate of $109 per exam, except for LPI-301 which will be $179. All exams will be available except for the new LPI-304 exam: "High Availability and Virtualization." Details about the different exams are available on the LPI certification web page at: http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/the_lpic_program

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. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 260,000 exams and 87,000 LPIC certifications around the world.

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About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals. 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.

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