I am new to RedHat and want to start preparing for the RHCSA and learn the basics of linux along the way. I would appreciate if someone could guide me towards learning resources that may have been helpful to you while you were starting your own journey.
I am trying to setup a home lab environment on a spare laptop i have. Any suggestions on how to do that properly would be great as well.
yes.It is a got choice.These days sub continent is crowded with software engineers it better to Add extra qualifications to your experience stack.May be it's better to forcus on cloud native technologies since you come from software engineering background.These days cloud native is a hot deal.Redhat offer a certification for their platform openshift with some spices from ansible which is their automation platform you can cut your way to DevOps.(if you are in to ci/cd).There are so many possibilities you can build your stack.check redhat site for more carriers path details they have some good docs explaining those.Hope this help.