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Post-apprenticeship Noob

Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by marcl, Nov 13, 2014.

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  1. marcl

    marcl New Member

    Hi All,

    Just my apprenticeship and I'm looking to improve. Here's my job role:

    In my job currently I mainly build and configure servers for people. But there is talk about me going to install them into business's infrastructures, designing networks and storage solutions and also I will be monitoring works network. I'm pretty excited about these role I'll be getting but I need to improve my knowledge (work will be helping with a lot of my training). I'm also punching in the patch panel at work (very fiddly job but fun).

    Here is what I feel like I need to improve/interested in (any advice would be helpful):

    -Networking: monitoring, security, protocols. I'm currently reading computer networks: a top down approach.

    -Operating systems: Windows 2008, 2012, Linux

    - Virtualisation: VMware mainly

    -Computer science: I’d like to know about computer science more for fun really

    -Maths: my math skills are quite weak

    -Cloud: I know nothing about it and would like to have at least a basic knowledge

    A lot to learn, which means I'll probably be asking a lot of questions:D

    My aim is to one day be a IT systems architect
  2. wagnerk
    Highly Decorated Member Award

    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

    Welcome to CF, glad to have you as part of this community :)

    Certifications: CITP, PGDip, BSc, HNC, LCGI, PTLLS, MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, MCSA:M, MCSA, MCDST, MCP, MTA, MCAS, MOS (Master), A+, N+, S+, ACA, VCA, etc... & 2nd Degree Black Belt
    WIP: MSc in Tech Management
  3. Josiahb

    Josiahb Gigabyte Poster

    My maths skills are shocking, no one appears to have noticed yet....

    welcome, and best of luck in this wonderous, ridiculous, world that is IT
    Certifications: A+, Network+, MCDST, ACA – Mac Integration 10.10

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