Exam Time: 90 minutes Number of questions: 90 Exam Type: Multiple choice and performance-based questions Pass Mark: 720 out of 900 points
The new CompTIA Linux+ is geared to teach the learner who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications. In the new CompTIA Linux+, candidates are only required to pass one exam for certification. CompTIA Linux+ covers how Linux powers the cloud and automates critical processes.
Linux enables business to automate and orchestrate processes to scale and improve operations. These include infrastructure as code and containers, both of which are covered as separate objectives.
The following new subject areas have been added to the new exam.
Emerging technology clusters: Containerization of systems running Linux systems Developers using Linux for IoT applications. Automation and scripting Ansible, Chef, Puppet Automation via SSH Docker and Kubernetes Areas of continued broad involvement include the following: Networking Virtualization Cybersecurity
Areas with net increasing time and resources devoted to specific tasks include: Cybersecurity Cloud configuration and management Supporting and administration of SaaS applicationsPopular Job Roles Linux Administrator Junior Network Administrator Systems Administrator Web Administrator/Developer Linux Engineer Junior Cloud Engineer Technical Support Specialist