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2016 Summit add-ons

Make the most of your Red Hat Summit experience with these additions to your full conference pass.

Summit Plus: The new way to train at Summit

What is Summit Plus?

A Summit Plus pass is intended for attendees looking for extensive training onsite at Red Hat Summit. In addition to full conference access to Summit, this pass includes:

  • 2 full days of Power Training (choose 1 course)
  • Priority access to instructor-led labs
  • Preferred seating in general sessions
  • Meet and greet with Red Hat technical leadership
  • 30-day Red Hat Learning Subscription trial offer (post-Summit)


Summit Plus $1,995
RHCP Summit Plus* $1,650
*Certification number validation at time of registration unlocks the discounted rate.

Extended value after Summit

Your 30-day trial (starting June 30, 2016) of Red Hat Learning Subscription provides access to:

  • Complete, online courses including OpenStack Administration (CL110), OpenShift Administration (DO280), JBoss EAP Administration (JB248) Automation with Ansible (DO407), and Red Hat Linux Performance Tuning Video Course (RH442)
  • Expert seminars on strategic topics like DevOps and cloud storage
  • Intro technical overview video courses on OpenStack and containers

Certification exams

Red Hat's certifications are among the most highly regarded in the IT industry. A Red Hat® certification means you have proven your skills by passing a performance-based test of real-world tasks.

Each class can accept up to 20 students.

  • Wednesday, June 29 | 8 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. PST
  • $400.00
  • An RHCSA® certification is earned when an IT professional demonstrates the core system-administration skills required in Red Hat Enterprise Linux® environments.
  • Wednesday, June 29 | 8 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. PST
  • $400
  • An RHCE® certification is earned by an RHCSA who has demonstrated the knowledge, skill, and ability required of a senior system administrator responsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.


DevNation is a conference, by and for developers, co-located with Red Hat Summit in San Francisco, CA on June 26-29. You'll join sessions, hands-on labs, parties, hack nights, and much more. Check out what's planned for this year's event, and add a DevNation pass for just $250.

Power Training

Accelerated, interactive training courses at Red Hat Summit give you the chance to get in-depth training with expert instructors at a special rate. Sessions run two full days before the conference begins, allowing you to maximize your visit.


  • Award-winning Red Hat® training at an accelerated rate and reduced cost
  • Opportunity to network with other open source enthusiasts
  • Access to Red Hat Training and Certification curriculum advisors


Moscone Center North, lower level

Courses run for 2 full days as outlined below. Attendance on both days is necessary for course completion.

  • Monday, June 27 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST
  • Tuesday, June 28 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST

2016 Power Training courses:

OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat, Red Hat's platform-as-a-service (PaaS) product, provides pre-defined deployment environments for applications of all types through its use of container technology. This course will prepare the system administrator to install, configure, and manage OpenShift instances.

  • Introducing OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat
  • Installing OpenShift Enterprise
  • Executing commands
  • Building applications
  • Persistent storage
  • Building applications with source-to-image (S2I)

In this course, attendees will learn how to diagnose and fix various types of problems that can arise while using Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7. This course will focus heavily on hands-on exercises.

  • What is troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting boot issues
  • Troubleshooting network issues
  • Troubleshooting application issues
  • Troubleshooting kernel issues

In this course, attendees will learn the essential skills required for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. This course is designed for system administrators who have expertise with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or earlier. Attendees will receive training on the essential system administration topics that have changed significantly, or which are essential, in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Not all essentials in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 will be covered in this course.

  • Managing SE
  • Linux security
  • Monitoring and managing Linux processes
  • Installing and updating software packages
  • Controlling services and daemons
  • Control and monitor network services and system daemons using systemd
  • Configure basic IPv4 networking on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • Locate and interpret relevant system log files for troubleshooting purposes
  • Configure a basic local firewall

This course, designed for experienced Linux system administrators, will provide the hands-on skills and expert knowledge needed to measure and influence performance on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systems.

  • Introduction to performance tuning
  • Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data
  • General tuning; Limiting resource usage
  • Hardware profiling and software profiling
  • SystemTap
  • File server tuning

This course will instruct administrators to install and configure Red Hat Enterprise Linux OSP Director 8.0, and teach them about bare-metal provisioning using Ironic. The course covers the following topics:

  • OpenStack Platform director components, features, and architecture
  • Preparing the host for deployment
  • Configuration and validation of Undercloud installation
  • Discovery and registration of overcloud nodes
  • Overcloud deployment
  • Validating overcloud
  • Scaling overcloud

This course will teach attendees to deploy applications in containers using Docker and Kubernetes. Attendees will learn how to: design containers for the deployment of an existing application across multiple containers, build and test those containers using Docker, and deploy the application in a Kubernetes cluster to achieve high availability and load balancing. This hands-on course will take a monolithic application and break it down into distinct services, illustrating how containers are an excellent vehicle for microservices architecture deployment. Topics discussed in this course include:

  • Getting started with containers
  • Managing containers
  • Managing images
  • Creating custom images
  • Designing container images for application deployment
  • Testing containerized application deployment
  • Troubleshooting containerized applications

Ansible can be used to configure and manage systems locally, in a cloud environment, or in a DevOps environment. This course will provide an introduction to Ansible, and will teach applicants to write Ansible code to manage and configure systems.

  • Inventory
  • Playbooks
  • Templates
  • Variables
  • Inclusions
  • Roles
  • Vault
  • Troubleshooting
  • Ansible Tower by Red Hat

This lab-based course will explore the concepts and methods necessary to use Puppet with Red Hat Satellite, such as Puppet language constructs, building Puppet modules with classes, and using Puppet resources. Once a Puppet module is available, the course will guide applicants through the process of deploying the Puppet module in a Red Hat Satellite environment. Topics discussed in this course include:

  • Puppet architecture
  • Implementing a Puppet manifest
  • Troubleshooting Puppet manifests
  • Displaying system information with Facter
  • Implementing Puppet modules
  • Implementing relationships in a Puppet module
  • Implementing Puppet in Red Hat Satellite 6

This course will provide an overview of the Red Hat Ceph Storage architecture and its deployment. This includes deploying the Ceph storage cluster (based on RADOS), the Ceph object gateway (based on RADOSGW), and the Ceph block device (based on RADOS block device, or RBD). This course will also cover integration with Glance and Cinder in Red Hat OpenStack Platform. Topics discussed in this course include:

  • Deploying Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Creating a Red Hat Ceph Storage RBD client
  • Deploying the Red Hat Ceph Storage RADOSGW
  • Integrating Red Hat Ceph Storage with Red Hat OpenStack Platform (Glance and Cinder)

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