First look at Red Hat Remote Certification Exams

In August 2020, we expect to make four of our most important certification exams available for remote delivery:

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer exam (EX294)
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration (EX280)
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Application Development (EX288)

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Deliver value with distributed teams through the power of open

It’s uncontested that open source communities have been at the center of innovation for decades, enabling and accelerating innovation through distributed developers’ contributions. What’s also become clear over time is that the outcomes of the open-source development model are anchored in ways of working and unsaid cultural principles and practices that enable these communities to thrive. 

Red Hat, the leader in open-source, has boiled down the underpinnings of open source innovation in five principles that make up what we call open culture: transparency, collaboration, adaptability, community, and inclusivity. These principles — a bedrock to Red Hat’s innovative model for decades — have never been put to the test more than in the current climate when remote work has become the norm, and leaders rely on high-performing remote teams to continue to deliver tangible business outcomes and innovation. Business goals may need to be adapted in the current climate, but initiatives, milestones, and initiatives don’t disappear. Working in an agile manner is critical.

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Red Hat Training offers two courses for the price of one

Enabling our customers, partners, and communities to utilize open source technology in times of massive transformation is what we do and who we are as an organization. To help with your skills transformation during this time, Red Hat Training is offering a free video classroom or online course when you purchase virtual training, a video classroom, or an online course. In order to qualify, you must purchase and complete your virtual training and then contact your sales representative to receive your promotional code for a free video classroom or online modality. 

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Red Hat Preliminary Exam in System Administration I Now Available

As our technology-driven world continues to evolve and change on a nearly daily basis, so does the expansion of open-source in new and exciting ways. This global expansion calls for more and more competent Linux systems administrators, both new and experienced, to meet the ever-increasing demands of the industry. Many systems administrators aim to push their own skills further and to become certified in a multitude of products. However, many more are unsure of where they stand, or even how to get started on validating their skills outside of their regular day-to-day operations. There are hundreds of different certifications available in the world, but where should new and inexperienced systems administrators start?

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Virtual work strategies that are making an impact

By now, you have probably adjusted to where the glare comes from on your computer screen as you try to conference call from the living room or exactly which light to turn on to give you that movie-star-in-quarantine look when you flip on your webcam for your team meetings. We are in very unique times for many work professionals.

Many of us are accustomed to getting dressed, commuting into the office, sitting down at a desk, and enjoying the occasional water-cooler talk or team lunch. Now, thanks to the amazing efforts of those companies who can afford to work virtually, we are instead waking up and trying to juggle personal and work commitments from our homes.

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Red Hat Training and Certification COVID-19 Response

In response to current events, Red Hat Global Training + Certification has been evolving the way we work with customers and partners as well as the way we deliver our expertise. Due to COVID-19, many of our customers and partners are now subject to travel restrictions, quarantines and similar measures. Others may not be subject to such measures but are understandably reluctant to go to training and testing locations in the near future. Here are the ways in which we are working actively to meet the needs of the current situation. 

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Red Hat Adopt an Academy program brings Ansible Automation to Texas high schoolers

 

On January 24th, Red Hat took its Adopt an Academy program to San Antonio, Texas. CAST Tech is San Antonio’s first hi-tech high school and is an in-district charter of the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD). CAST Tech is a career-themed high school focused on coding, cyber security, gaming, entrepreneurship and more. The first class of 150 students began classes in Aug. 2017. 

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Spotlight blog | My journey with open source and Red Hat Academy

 

My open source learning journey started as a requirement for my initiation into a migration project. The institute where I was pursuing my Bachelor’s degree proposed a project to replace proprietary applications with open source products. Upon successful completion of the project, I got to interact with a Red Hatter who convinced me to take my open source learning further by showcasing the benefits of open source and introducing me Red Hat Academy.

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