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Benefits of certification

93% of hiring managers plan to hire Linux professionals in the next 6 months[1]

7 reasons to certify yourself on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7:

  • A new, more complex process for recovering system passwords
  • XFS and ext4 file systems now supported
  • Enhanced firewall capabilities with firewalld
  • Enhanced networking coverage, including IPv6, and link aggregation
  • An updated interface for iSCSI virtual block storage
  • A greater focus on integrating services with IPA/Kerberos-based authentication
  • A greater focus on web application technologies, such as MariaDB, TLS, and CGI

[1] Linux Jobs Report 2014

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