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Power Training

Kick off your Red Hat® Summit experience before the conference even starts by enrolling in Power Training, which offers abbreviated versions of our in-depth training courses. You can take advantage of special rates to join fellow open source enthusiasts and work alongside curriculum advisors.

Explore options for boosting your Red Hat Summit investment

Since each course runs for 2 full days and attendance on both days is necessary for course completion, you can only add 1 Power Training course. The offering you are interested in may feature prerequisites, so please review the audience and intended learning outcomes for each option.

Please note that these offerings take place at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis instead of at the Red Hat Summit headquarters in the Moscone Center.

Add Power Training to your full conference pass for $1,200.

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Keep training with Red Hat Learning Subscription

After you complete your Power Training, you’ll receive a 30-day trial of the basic tier of Red Hat Learning Subscription so you can review what you’ve learned and continue your path toward certification.

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Power Training schedule

Sunday, April 26
Registration: 8:00 a.m. PST
Coursework: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST

Monday, April 27
Coursework: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST

2020 Power Training courses

You will build core knowledge and skills through hands-on experience in managing containers, which are critical to DevOps transformation.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift (DO180), which is designed for developers, administrators, architects, and site reliability engineers. If you have an interest in any of these areas, you should consider this Power Training course:

  • Containerizing software applications
  • Learning about container technology and container orchestration
  • Employing container technologies in software architectures
  • Using Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift

What should I know before taking this offering?

Being a Red Hat Certified Administrator (RHCSA) is recommended, but you should be able to use a Linux terminal session, issue operating system commands, and be familiar with shell scripting. You should also possess experience with web application architectures and their corresponding technologies.

You will develop an understanding of containerizing applications specifically for deployment on Kubernetes using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Red Hat OpenShift Development I: Containerizing Applications (DO288), which is designed for enterprise application developers and site reliability engineers.

What should I know before taking this offering?

Being a Red Hat Certified System Administrator is recommended, but not required. You should be able to navigate and use the command line and have knowledge of containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift.

You will become well-versed in the changes and new features included in the recent distribution of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 New Features for Experienced Linux Administrators (RH354), which is designed for Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, cloud administrators, and other experienced IT professionals.

What should I know before taking this offering?

You should be able to demonstrate knowledge of and experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, preferably validated by a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) credential.

You will learn about system architecture and its implications on system and network performance and adjustments; open source benchmarking utilities; and tuning configurations for specific server use cases and workloads.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Red Hat Performance Tuning: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH442), which is designed for senior Linux administrators who are responsible for maximizing resource utilization through performance tuning.

What should I know before taking this offering?

Being a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or possessing equivalent experience is recommended.

You will learn how to install Red Hat Satellite 6 on a server and populate it with software packages, as part of successful large-scale management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Red Hat Satellite 6 Administration (RH403), which is designed for senior Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators who are responsible for the management of multiple servers.

What should I know before taking this offering?

You should possess Red Hat Satellite 5 experience, and we recommend having earned a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) credential or possessing equivalent experience.

You will receive a comprehensive introduction to Ansible and quickly learn to write code that automates the management and configuration of systems.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Red Hat System Administration III: Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294), which is designed for Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers. The curriculum is geared toward those responsible for application deployment, DevOps integration, configuration management, and server provisioning and deployment.

What should I know before taking this offering?

You should possess Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience, preferably validated by earning a Red Hat Certified System Administrator credential.

You will learn the fundamentals of how to write and run Ansible Playbooks in a Windows environment, using Visual Studio Code to prepare projects and store them in a Git version control system and Red Hat Ansible Tower to centrally manage and run automation tasks.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is designed for Windows Server professionals without previous Ansible experience.

What should I know before taking this offering?

You only need to have an interest in learning how to automate administration on Windows Server for your DevOps workflow using Red Hat Ansible Automation.

You will learn to manage complex deployments and speed productivity through sophisticated understanding of common automation tasks, recommended best practices, and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is based on Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices (DO447), which is designed for DevOps engineers, Linux systems administrators, developers, and release engineers. The curriculum is geared for IT professionals who need to set recommended design patterns and operate automation practices at scale.

What should I know before taking this offering?

You should possess knowledge of and experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ansible, preferably validated with Red Hat Certified System Administrator, Red Hat Certified Engineer, or Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation credentials.

You will be immersed in experiences designed to help drive continuous discovery and lean and agile delivery. The practices you learn can be used to build an open culture and execute technical engineering approaches.

Is this course right for me?

This offering is designed for developers, architects, and product owners. The curriculum is geared for those who have an interest in the culture and principles of DevOps, including these practices:

  • Impact mapping, event storming, and value slicing
  • Scrum and kanban
  • Continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Everything as code
  • Lean user experience

What should I know before taking this offering?

You only need to have an interest in DevOps. Since this offering is not technology based, no prior technical experience or skills are necessary.

Certification exams

While at Red Hat Summit, you’ll also have the opportunity to validate your skills with a certification exam. These performance-based tests gauge your knowledge of real-world tasks across various technologies and disciplines.

We maintain a limit of 20 students per exam session, and you can add an exam for $400 when you register for Red Hat Summit.

Add a certification exam to your full conference pass for $400.

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2020 certification exams

Become a Red Hat Certified System Administrator by demonstrating the core system administration skills required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments.

Become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration by proving your ability to create, configure, and manage a cloud application platform using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices by validating your knowledge in managing multiple systems using Red Hat Ansible Engine and Red Hat Ansible Tower.

Become a Red Hat Certified Engineer by demonstrating your mastery of foundational system administration tasks and managing multiple systems using Red Hat Ansible Engine.

Labs and community

Continue your learning path at Red Hat Summit with our on-site labs, then share your experiences in the Red Hat Learning Community.

Get hands-on experience with our labs

Take advantage of our labs offerings, which are included as part of your conference pass. Sign up to ensure your spot in an instructor-led lab or take a self-paced lab while in San Francisco.

Celebrate your success and exchange ideas

Mark your achievement by getting your Power Training badge and connecting with fellow students and peers in the Red Hat Learning Community.

Power up your pass with training and certification options

Make the most of your time at Red Hat Summit by adding or validating skills before the conference even starts.

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