Evolution of Red Hat Courses and Exams with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

by Pete Hnath (Red Hat)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 represents an exciting next step in the continued evolution of the product family and is perhaps the most comprehensive update in the 11 years I’ve been with the company. New tools such as systemd, firewalld, OpenLMI and others changes the paradigm for enterprise Linux administration by providing greater centralization and automation for the administrator. Other enhancements improve performance, security and scalability. Red Hat Training has substantially updated the RHCE level curriculum to integrate these improvements. The technical changes in the new release are such that even veteran, practicing Linux administrators should consider taking additional training.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – June 6, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Guest Blog Post: Manage Solaris with Spacewalk and Red Hat Satellite, Services Speak
MEDIA ALERT: Red Hat to Host Virtual Event, “Redefining the Enterprise Operating System,” on June 10, 2014, Market Watch
Red Hat brings OpenShift closer to the enterprise, CIO
Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Red Hat Finally Gets A Piece Of The HANA Action, EnterpriseTech

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Manage Solaris with Spacewalk and Red Hat Satellite

by Christian Stankowic (Linux and Unix administrator)

Aside from Linux systems, Oracle Solaris hosts can also be managed using Spacewalk and Red Hat Satellite – a cool feature that is often forgotten.

Bigger companies that are reliant on proprietary Unices due to roadmaps or political reasons might be interested in this for migration purposes. Red Hat takes up the cause of facilitating migrations using this interface. It seems like it was planned to also support other proprietary Unices like IBM AIX or HP-UX – I suppose that is because the Red Hat Satellite documentation always mentions a generic “Unix” and not a particular one. Maybe the support was dropped due to the lack of interest – but that’s only my personal (and arbitrary) assumption.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 30, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Celebrate 15 Years of Training and Certifiation – Save 15%, Red Hat
Dell Gives Customers Flexibility and Choice with Enterprise-Grade, Open Cloud Solutions, Broadway World
Red Hat Delivers Powerful New Capabilities in OpenShift Enterprise 2.1, Market Watch
Red Hat May Be Stacking The Deck Against Its OpenStack Rivals, readwrite

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 23, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Blog Post: Red Hat Certification Program Changes 2014, Services Speak
Red Hat CTO: 5 Business Benefits of Open Source Software, HuffingtonPost
Through May 31, 2014, save 15% on any two Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® courses. Sign up today!, Red Hat
Red Hat Announces ManageIQ Community for Open Source Cloud Management, MarketWatch
Red Hat acquisition of Inktank beefs up its storage, TechTarget
Tesora Announces OpenStack Collaborations with Open Source Leaders, Red Hat and Mongo DB, MarketWatch
Red Hat Boosts Storage Capabilities With Inktank Deal, Enterprise Tech

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Favorite links and pages of the week – May 16, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Through May 31, 2014, save 15% on any two Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® courses. Sign up today!, Red Hat
WEBINAR: Last chance to join “PaaS in the real world, from 3 months to 2 weeks” on May 20th. Register now!, Red Hat
Blog post: Public sector: Join Red Hat Consulting and Cisco for a webinar exploring the Path to Open Cloud, Services Speak
WEBINAR: Defining business rules as a decision table on Thursday, May 22 9:00am EDT. Register today!, Services Speak
Blog Post: Developers and Business Analysts Working Together, Services Speak
SEDESOL Oportunidades Named 2014 Red Hat Innovator of the Year, Market Watch

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