[rescue] Personal progressions (was: what to do with a dec alpha 255)

Aaron Finley aaronfinley at gmail.com
Thu May 31 16:25:06 CDT 2007

On 5/31/07, Geoffrey S. Mendelson <gsm at mendelson.com> wrote:
> > BASIC on TI-99/4A, DOS on IBM/XT, DOS on IBM/AT, BASIC on 386, Windows
> >From a career point of view there is nothing wrong with Windows. It won't
> get you a high profile job, have your name spoken with reverence on the
> Internet, or get you rich, but after the "high tech bubble" burst,
> Windows admins had jobs, while Linux gurus did not.

Before college I decided to specialize in SAP, and have run R/3 and
NetWeaver and learned the basics of their administration and ABAP and
so on. I figured this would be a marketable skill, and boy was I
proved right when it came time for my job search. Just need to get my
employer to pay for my BASIS certification and my MBA, and I'll be
further along the way than I ever dreamed.

-- Aaron Finley

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