Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE 11x

Posted by scottl on Jan 18, 2013 1:47 AM EDT
Linux Professional Institute; By Scott Lamberton
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(Sacramento, CA, USA: January 17, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at SCALE 11x ( at the Hilton Los Angeles International Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, California on February 24, 2013. This is the fourth year LPI has participated as a certification sponsor of SCALE.

All three levels of LPI's professional certification program (LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials exam will be offered. The promotional price for all LPIC exams will be $99 (regularly priced at $173) except for the LPI-301 exam which will be $219 (regularly $260). The Linux Essentials exam will be $65. A full description of LPI's Linux certification program and the Linux Essentials "Certificate of Achievement" may be found at:

Advance registration and PayPal payments for LPI exams at SCALE 11x are available by emailing LPI at Please indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for the exam labs. To participate in an exam lab, a candidate must have an LPI ID which may be obtained at:

Candidates must make payment for their exam(s) onsite 15 minutes prior to the exam lab either by cash, check or credit card. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam in which 60 minutes are allocated to complete the exam.

Exam labs are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 24th in room Santa Monica B of the LAX Hilton Hotel. PLEASE NOTE: candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab in order to take any LPI exam.

LPI will also host an information booth during SCALE 11x. Please visit us at Booth #83 and participate in our video testimonials and interviews!!

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 5,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 350,000+ exams and 120,000+ LPIC certifications around the world.

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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.

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