Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning (EX442)

A Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) who earns the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning has demonstrated the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to monitor performance metrics on Red Hat Enterprise Linux® systems and configure performance enhancements suitable for various production workloads.

Certification requirements

An RHCE who earns the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning is capable of:

  • Tuning for use-case scenarios (for example, high performance computing (HPC), large memory, database, and file server).

  • Tuning for power consumption.

  • Tuning virtual machines (host and guest).

  • Tuning memory and caches.

  • Tuning central processing unit (CPU) and memory utilization using cgroups.

  • Gathering performance metrics and other data for tuning purposes.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Certification status must be current in order to be eligible to take the exam.

  • All Red Hat Certificate of Expertise exams are performance-based, meaning that candidates must perform tasks on a live system, rather than answering questions about how someone might perform those tasks.

  • Real-world experience is the best preparation for this hands-on exam.

AUDIENCE

The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning:

BENEFITS

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, so 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.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

In preparation to earn the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning, Red Hat recommends the following:

Training:

Exam preparation:

[To achieve certification, students must pass these Exams]

An RHCE who passes this exam earns a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise that also counts towards earning Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).