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Finnish words from ankidroid

Lately I've been using ankidroid to study Finnish - or at least to expand my vocabulary a bit. I think it's great but it won't work by itself and requires quite a bit of tenacity. The good Finnish deck:https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/1918695216 it's called "Finnish järjestyksessä". It's made …

  • 2014-03-25
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Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional

Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional - BCEFP - is available for free right now! I signed up and if you pass it you're in the drawing for a $500 amazon coupon each week/month :) Ethernet Fabric you say? "As a Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional, you must be able to demonstrate knowledge …

  • 2012-08-18
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Brocade Accredited Server Specialist - BASP

http://www.brocade.com/education/certification-accreditation/accredited_server_connectivity/curriculum.page I'm currently preparing for yet another accreditation, the previous one I took was the BADCS, The BASP (Brocade Accredited Server Specialist) appear to focus on the server side. Things like: how to install drivers HBA management tools describe features how to …

Brocade Accredited Data Center Specialist - BADCS

Time to study for another one :) Working my way towards the "Data Center Track". To complete it it would be enough for me to complete 5 accreditations. This one has a pretty cool name - BADCS! http://www.brocade.com/education/certification-accreditation/accredited-data-center-specialist/prerequisites.page I haven't tried one of these …

  • 2012-07-02
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RHCE Certified

Passed the exam! https://www.redhat.com/wapps/training/certification/verify.html?certNumber=111-207-403

BCFP 16G Beta Exam Material

After the announcement of the available material Fabric OS 7.0.0a has been released. On the page http://community.brocade.com/docs/DOC-2041 only the first revision of the 7.0 release notes is available. The BCFA 16G beta course material is also available, probably a good idea to …

  • 2011-07-13
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Reading encrypted/password protected pdf on Linux

The problematic PDF The CFP300 material on http://community.brocade.com/docs/DOC-2041 is encrypted so that it cannot be printed/re-edited without a password. If you try to open this with evince (default .pdf viewer in Gnome) it will ask for a password. pdftotext (comes with the software suite …

Finnish Idioms - not joking!

Very interesting and for some maybe expressing the frustration with studying a language - a website about Finnish idioms. Check it out :) One of my favorites: "viskata kirves kaivoon" - translates to *throw axe into well* - means *to give up* http://saaressa.blogspot.com/2011/01/finnsh-idioms.html

Finnish third year students celebrations

Walked through a peaceful and frosty Helsinki today, when we stumbled on the Boulevard we were showered in candy and various songs on the theme 'we are the best'! Turns out this is a tradition, the to be graduates celebrate last school day in 'Gymnasium' the rest of the semester …