Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

A Red Hat® Certified Architect (RHCA) is a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) who has attained Red Hat's highest level of certification. An RHCA is a professional whose certification status with Red Hat is current and who has earned the following Red Hat Certificates of Expertise:

AUDIENCE

The following audiences may be interested in earning an RHCA certification:

  • Red Hat Certified Professionals who wish to demonstrate their knowledge and skills with Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Red Hat Satellite Server, Red Hat Directory Server, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and the Red Hat High Availability Add-on, as well as skills in networking services security and performance tuning.
BENEFITS

Benefits of a Red Hat certification

Earning a Red Hat certification gives you:

  • Recognition in the industry.

  • Increased customer confidence.

  • Proof of knowledge and skills.

  • Certification verification tool for employers.

  • Use of the certification logo on business cards.

  • Ability to access multiple Red Hat Certificated Professional (RHCP) online communities (like Facebook and LinkedIn).

  • Access to Red Hat Certification Central website, where you can:

    • Download a certification logo.

    • Purchase Red Hat certification gear.

    • Participate in RHCP forums.

    • List your online profile under your certification number.

    • Use the Red Hat Certified Professional job search.

  • Special offers on training and events.

[To achieve certification, students must pass these Exams]

Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding enterprise security network services.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding enterprise deployment and systems management.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding enterprise clustering and storage management.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding implementation and management of Red Hat virtualization.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding enterprise directory services and authentication.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests knowledge and skill regarding system monitoring and performance tuning.
Performance-based expertise exam that tests server security hardening practices aligned to commonly used security specifications such as SCAP and PCI.