Have you ever found yourself in the position where you have an issue with your Satellite or, maybe you just need to do something to it and you don’t want to be interrupted while doing so? I’m sure all of us have tried to rectify this by sending out emails to nicely ask people not to login or use the environment. How well did that work for you? I know it never worked well for me. Well, I’m happy to say that we now have a better solution, maintenance mode.
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In 2016, we announced that digital badges would be available for Red Hat certifications other than Certificates of Expertise.
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Let’s talk about Ansible for a minute because besides all the hype these days, it’s actually pretty cool and can save you a lot of time and effort.
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Red Hat Training and Certification is offering 8 accelerated courses for onsite training and 3 certification exams at Red Hat Summit 2018 in San Francisco, CA.
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The names we use for certifications are important. They should communicate clearly what they represent someone can do and how they relate to one another. Three years ago we made some policy and structure changes to provide more flexibility and choices for people participating in the certification program. We are now making another choice to make Red Hat Certification a better tool for IT professionals and for organizations that use Red Hat technologies.
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A recent study from IDC noted that in 2017, infrastructure IT spend for cloud environments is estimated at $41.7 billion. Further, 14.7 percent of that $41.7 billion is to be dedicated to private cloud infrastructure initiatives – that’s about $6 billion, if you were wondering.
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The world of OpenStack is forever evolving and improving. Virtually everything is virtual: virtual routers, virtual switches, virtual cables, and virtual bridges.
Many organisations realise that automation is the key to success for maintaining multiple applications, servers, networks, and teams. While the overall concept of automation is easy to grasp, implementing automation requires a set of tools and governance to ensure maintainability and extendibility of not only the automation but the entire IT environment. Here are a few examples of why a defined set of tools and process governance is needed:
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