Announcing the 2015 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

The Red Hat Certification program is pleased to announce that Carl Thompson, principal architect at Rackspace, has been named the 2015 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year. The award honors a Red Hat Certified Professional who demonstrates ingenuity, hard work, and expertise. The award was presented to Thompson at Red Hat Summit 2015, which took place June 23-26 in Boston.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – April 4, 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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Red Hat Names 2014 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year, Red Hat
Join Red Hat in celebrating 15 years of Training & Certification!, Red Hat
Red Hat OpenStack and OpenShift seminar, Tuesday April 22 – Register today!, Services Speak
Red Hat OpenStack Training & Certification to be featured in LinuxPro Magazine Italy, Services Speak
Who were the very first RHCE’s? Find out who and learn why they chose Red Hat!, Red Hat

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2013 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

by Rafael Guimarães, 2013 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year

Since the day Red Hat asked me to write down some lines for this blog, I have been wondering what should I write about. At first, I though I should write about my future perspectives and which certifications I still wanna pursue, but then I realized that possibly no one would be interested on that. So, I decided to write a few lines about how I decided to share my story with Red Hat for the 2013 RHCP of the Year contest. Maybe that could make other RHCPs like me more excited to do the same.

Well, everything begun when I received an email from Red Hat advertising the 2013 RHCP of the Year contest. At first it seemed to me like one of these contests that I would have no chance at all. Why would someone choose my story over several others all over the world? Luckily I was on vacation, with a free agenda, and I decided to spend some time writing for the contest. Why not? Spending one hour on this wouldn’t hurt me. So I did it and, after sending my contribution, I totally forgot about the subject, after all, I had absolutely no chance.

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