NEW ORLEANS — April 5, 2016 —
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced five new Training and Certification offerings focused on improving DevOps skills of IT professionals.
"DevOps isn't a product but rather a culture and process. There are certain technologies and skills someone working in a DevOps environment should have. Our goal with this new RHCA concentration is to offer a way for employers to validate these critical open source skills, and in the process, further enable enterprises to accelerate application delivery." Ken Goetz vice president of training, Red Hat
The new training and certification curriculum is designed to help professionals to demonstrate expertise in technologies closely associated with DevOps such as containers, OpenShift, Ansible, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host and Puppet, and includes:
- Developing Containerized Applications course and exam;
- OpenShift Enterprise Administration course and exam;
- Cloud Automation with Ansible course and exam;
- Managing Docker Containers with RHEL Atomic Host course and exam; and
- Configuration Management with Puppet course and exam.
Individuals previously certified as Red Hat® Certified Engineers and Red Hat Certified JBoss® Developers, and who have passed these five additional exams, will be given the credential of Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®) with a concentration in DevOps.
These new DevOps courses will also be offered through Red Hat Learning Subscription, an annual subscription featuring unlimited access to Red Hat’s full portfolio of training content designed to help customers accelerate the speed and ease of on-boarding new staff, the adoption of new technology releases, and cross-training across multiple products in an on-demand setting.
In addition to Red Hat's expanding global training and certification portfolio, Red Hat Consulting continues to offer full-stack DevOps strategy for streamlining software delivery and aligning IT with the business.
Ken Goetz, vice president of training, Red Hat
"DevOps isn't a product but rather a culture and process. There are certain technologies and skills someone working in a DevOps environment should have. Our goal with this new RHCA concentration is to offer a way for employers to validate these critical open source skills, and in the process, further enable enterprises to accelerate application delivery."
Randy Russell, director of certification, Red Hat
"Red Hat is in a unique position to offer a credible certification with a focus on DevOps. IT professionals who pursue the RHCA concentration in DevOps can gain the skills and knowledge to build faster and more reliable delivery pipelines in enterprise environments."
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