Training and certification opportunities at Red Hat Summit 2015

We’re offering a lot of opportunities for you to connect with curriculum instructors, examiners, and developers at the 11th annual Red Hat Summit in Boston. Hands-on, solution-focused training and testing will help you get the most out of your Red Hat® environment and conference experience.

Some of these offers have limited capacity, so get signed up early to save your spot.

CERTIFICATION EXAM: Get OpenStack certified by Red Hat
Gain the skills you need to install, configure, and manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform. Register for the OpenStack certification exam at Red Hat Summit for $600, and get our OpenStack Online Learning course at no cost to help you prepare.Our self-paced, online course provides the equivalent of 4 days of classroom content and hands-on labs. You can train at your own pace, in your own time, prior to taking the exam onsite. Reserve your spot for a certfication exam when you register for Red Hat Summit.

POWER TRAINING: Pre-conference training at Summit 2015
Power Training courses allow you to supplement your Red Hat Summit experience with 2 additional days of hands-on training on specific technologies or areas of interest prior to the event. This year’s course topics include:

  • What’s New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7?
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Performance Tuning
  • Red Hat High Availability Clustering with Pacemaker
  • Red Hat JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform Administration Essentials
  • Red Hat Cloud Storage with Ceph
  • OpenStack User and Life Cycle Management
  • Managing Containers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic
  • Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Operations

These courses sell out quickly each year, so reserve your spot now. Save $200 on registration for a limited time! You can sign up for a course during Red Hat Summit conference registration as an optional add-on.

Visit the Red Hat training and certification lounge outside of Hands-on Labs and Training Central and speak to members of the training and certification team. Get answers to your training and certification questions and share your feedback.We’re giving away cool swag, too, so stop by early in the week before it’s gone!

HANDS-ON LABS: Deep dive into the newest Red Hat technologies
The best way to learn is to do. Hands-on labs give Summit attendees special access to all Red Hat technologies. We will provide the equipment and expertise. Product experts and solution architects will be on hand to provide immediate guidance. View the full agenda for more details.

  • Hands on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic
  • Hands on with Satellite 6.1
  • Transitioning from Satellite 5 to Satellite 6
  • OpenShift for Developers
  • OpenShift v3.0 for Operators: Optimizing deployments on RHLE7 and Atomic
  • Hands on with CloudForms
  • Racing Camel with BPM and Red Hat Fuse
  • Containerizing applications: Existing and new
  • Performing live backups on Red Hat Gluster Storage
  • Integrating Ceph and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Openstack Platform
  • Red Hat Gluster Advanced Features
  • Security Compliance made easy with OpenStack
  • Mobile Application Platforms: A Hands on Introduction
  • Docker for Java Developers
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Identity Management


Taste of Training — Attend free hour-long, hands-on guided labs pulled from Red Hat courses and taught by a Red Hat curriculum member. These sessions require advance sign-up, which will be available to registrants before the conference begins.

  • CloudForms Automate and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
  • Fabric deployment with Red Hat JBoss Fuse
  • Red Hat high availability Clustering with Pacemaker
  • Managing software & eratta deployment with Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Managing Containers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
  • Using rhevm-shell to manage Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
  • CloudForms Automate and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
  • Introducation to Ceph
  • OpenStack with Nova Docker
  • Managing software & errata deployment with Red Hat Satellite 6
  • Red Hat high availability clustering with Pacemaker
  • Managing Containers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host

Breakout session — Red Hat Training and Certification Update: Ken Goetz, vice president, Red Hat Global Learning Services; Pete Hnath, director, Red Hat curriculum; Randolph Russell, director, Red Hat Certification

  • Thursday, June 25, 10:40 a.m: In this session, Red Hat Training and Certification leaders will discuss some of the new directions Red Hat is taking to prepare organizations and individuals for the I.T. challenges of today and tomorrow.  Among these are Red Hat Subscription Learning, a forthcoming offering in support of the continuous learning in which technology professionals must now engage. Other topics covered will include Red Hat’s training and certification plans around DevOps and OpenStack.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: Red Hat Certified Professional reception
Wednesday, June 24, 6-8 p.m: Attend an exclusive reception for all Red Hat Certified Professionals (RHCP) at Red Hat Summit and enjoy an evening of celebration, food and drinks, and your very own RHCP Red Hat Summit t-shirt. At this event, Randy Russell, director of Certification, will introduce the 2015 RHCP of the Year.

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