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  2. 2. Red Hat Training News is a monthly e-newsletter thatconnects you to the information and offerings you canuse to get the most from your Red Hat technology.SUBSCRIBE TODAY TO RECEIVE:• Latest news from Red Hat• Spotlight training courses• Tips and Tricks• Special savings offersSign up at OUR FACEBOOK US ON TWITTER@Red_Hat_APACSTAY INVOLVEDWITH RED HATTRAINING &CERTIFICATION
  3. 3. Red Hat Training andCertificationCourse Catalog4 Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 36 Introduction to Red Hat Training 8 Training Paths10 Ways to Train12 Solution Spotlight: Rackspace Hosting13 Red Hat Certifications17 Red Hat System Administration I18 Red Hat System Administration II19 RHCSA Rapid Track Course20 Red Hat Linux Troubleshooting21 Red Hat System Administration III22 Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Solaris Administrators24 RHCE Rapid Track Course25 Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization28 Red Hat Cloud Architecture29 Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services30 Red Hat Enterprise SELinux Policy Administration32 Red Hat Enterprise Deployment and Systems Management33 Red Hat Enterprise Directory Services and Authentication34 Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management35 Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning36 Red Hat Developer CoursesAboutRed Hat TrainingLinux CoursesUPDATED!
  4. 4. Enterprise readyRed Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 has morethan 100 new features to improve virtualmachine performance, increase manageability,and enhance usability. It also includes scal-ability, performance, and hardware supportenhancements inherited from Red HatEnterprise Linux 6. Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization Manager is hosted on Red HatEnterprise Linux 6, and powered by JBoss®Enterprise Application Platform. A simple,powerful graphical user interface lets you easilymanage hundreds of hosts with thousands ofVMs—ensuring you have everything you needto virtualize your most challenging workloads.Fast and scalableRed Hat Enterprise Virtualization dominatesthe independent, industry-standard bench-marks for virtualization (SPECvirt_sc2010®).As of January 1, 2012, Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization claimed top virtualizationperformance scores for two- and four-socketservers, and had the only eight-socket serverscores published. This includes the highestoverall performance score and the highestscale-up of 552 high-performing virtualmachines on a single server.*Easy to extendRed Hat Enterprise Virtualization has the samehardware compatibility as Red Hat EnterpriseLinux. Extended reporting, virtual machineconsolidation, and chargeback capabilitiesare a few of the software options availablefrom vendors at online marketplace helps you learn moreabout certified products that integrate withRed Hat Enterprise Virtualization.Refreshingly openRed Hat Enterprise Virtualization is builton two open source projects: kernel-basedvirtual machine (KVM) and oVirt.KVM is a robust open source projectproviding virtualization at the kernel level.KVM is supported by leading software vendors,including Red Hat, IBM, AMD, Intel, HP, andSuSE. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualizationhypervisor is built with KVM.oVirt is an ecosystem of projects offeringfeature-rich datacenter virtualizationmanagement. Red Hat has open sourcedthe entire Red Hat Enterprise Virtualizationmanagement stack, and donated it to theoVirt project. Through oVirt, the open sourceGet virtualization that puts you in control.Red Hat®Enterprise Virtualization 3 has the featuresyou need and the flexibility that will carry you into thefuture. All at a price you can afford.4 free.Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 is:
  5. 5. community—including commercial partnerssuch as IBM, Intel, Cisco, NetApp, SuSE, andCanonical—continues to develop cutting-edgeopen source virtualization management.Red Hat also helped create the OpenVirtualization Alliance (OVA), a group thatfocuses on fostering interoperable virtual-ization solutions. The OVA’s mission is todrive open standards and the adoption ofopen virtualization based on KVM.Remarkably affordableLike all Red Hat solutions, Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization is purchased by subscription.One yearly price includes access to software,updates, upgrades, and technical support.Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Serversis sold on a per-socket basis for the hypervisorand includes the hypervisor, manager, andother features—including the power userportal and reports portal.Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization forDesktops is an addition to Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization for Servers and is sold inpacks of 25 concurrent desktop connections.It is available with business-hours and24x7 support options.No matter how many servers and desktopsyou need, Red Hat offers a lower total cost ofownership and faster return on investmentcompared to proprietary solutions.Find out* SPEC®, SPECvirt™, and SPECvirt_sc®are trademarks or registered trademarks ofthe Standard Performance Evaluation Corp. (SPEC). Competitive numbers reflectresults published on as of January 1, 2012. For the latest SPECvirt_sc2010 results visit“We’ve seen improvements in how we can provideon-demand resources to our artists by leveragingopen source and working with Red Hat.”Lans Carstensen, principal engineer, DreamWorks Animation
  6. 6. Red HatTraining and CertificationWhen organizations include Red Hat Training as part ofa deployment and maintenance strategy, they can maximizethe value and performance of their open source technologies.Red Hat Training arms IT organizations with the knowledgeand proven, hands-on skills to optimize the performance ofRed Hat and JBoss technologies, enhance productivity, andmitigate risk.Red Hat-trained customers are better prepared to:•  Successfully deploy and manage new Red Hat andJBoss enterprise applications and solutions•  Solve both routine and challenging problems in less time•  Better manage internal resources with cross-trained staff•  Spread best practices within their IT organizations toimprove efficiencies•  Keep IT organizations competitive and reduce turnoverWith more than 20 Red Hat Enterprise Linux courses, Red Hatdelivers one of the most comprehensive curricula offered intoday’s marketplace. Unlike most vendors, Red Hat orientstraining and certification around real-world job roles and tasks.Certified instructors actively engage students in task-focusedactivities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discus-sions. This ensures maximum skills transfer and retention,which in turn enables increased productivity and a higherreturn-on-investment (ROI).The Value ofRed Hat TrainingIndustry-Leading,Role-BasedTraining CoursesMaximize the deployment and performanceof open source technologies.6
  7. 7. Performance-based certifications from Red Hat are amongthe most highly regarded in the IT industry. The program’ssuccess stems from a solid track record of benchmarking andhands-on skills assessment. Since candidates are required toperform the tasks required in actual IT environments, Red Hatcustomers can be assured that certification professionals ontheir teams have demonstrated the skills required to performtasks in actual IT environments. Red Hat offers a full hierarchyof credentials to provide a comprehensive and flexible programfor an entire IT staff.Red Hat continues to lead the pack in open source curriculumand certification. IDC consistently ranks Red Hat in the leadercategory in training and certification in its competitive analysis,IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IT Education and Training VendorAnalysis. This third-party study assesses OEMs that offer train-ing, ranking them on strategy and vision.ProvingCompetencieswith Red HatCertificationsAward-WinningTraining andCertification– Vinod Kutty, associate director,Distributed Computing, CME Group“The practical, hands-on nature of Red Hat Trainingcourses provided real value to the transition of ourteam’s skills to Linux. All of our system administratorsare Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCE).”
  8. 8. Training Pathsfor ExpandedIT AudiencesMultiple training paths allow for a widervariance of student skill sets.Red Hat Training PathsIn today’s IT infrastructure, professionals are now requiredto administer multiple platforms to optimize performanceand keep today’s complex datacenters running smoothly.So whether your team needs an accelerated transition fromSolaris or to cross-train experienced Windows administratorswith the corresponding Linux skills, Red Hat offers multipletraining paths for wider variance of student skill-sets.LINUX/UNIX ADMINUNIX OPERATORWINDOWS ADMINRed Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA™)Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®)RHCSARapid Track Coursewith Exam(RH200)Red HatCommand Line Skills(RH190)RHCSA RapidTrack Coursewith Exam (RH200)Red HatSystem Administration IIIwith RHCE Exam (RH255)Red HatSystem Administration I(RH124)Red HatSystem Administration IIwith RHCSA Exam(RH135)8
  9. 9. MaximumSkills Transferand RetentionSOLARIS ADMINSR. LINUX ADMINRed Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®)Red Hat Enterprise Linuxfor Solaris Administrators(RH290)RHCE Rapid Track Coursewith RHCSAand RHCE Exams(RH300)RHCE Rapid Track Coursewith RHCSAand RHCE Exams(RH300)Red Hat uses a best-of-breed, contemporary teachingapproach to ensure maximum skills transfer and retention.Our courses actively engage students in task-focused activi-ties, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions.In addition, course materials provide job aids, exercise rein-forcement, and task-based reference material.Not sure where to start?Take an online skillsassessment at
  10. 10. Classroom TrainingWhether you need to train a team of IT professionals orjust yourself, we offer a variety of delivery methods andsavings programs to maximize return on investment.Ways To TrainRed Hat offers a robust six-month schedule of classroomtraining in many locations across Asia Pacific. Thatconvenience, combined with our high-quality classroomexperience and instructor expertise, helps ensure companiesand individuals will achieve their training goals. When studentsattend Red Hat classroom training, they can expect:•  A convenient, comfortable, ready-to-learn environment•  Instruction and access to savvy, experiencedRed Hat-certified instructors•  High-end computer hardware and equipment•  Ability to actively engage with peers in facilitative discussions10
  11. 11. OnsiteTeam TrainingTraining teams together is a proven way for IT staff tomaximize the performance, savings, and managementof Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Available for the entire RedHat curriculum, onsite training also provides the option ofcustomizing the course content to meet your specific trainingrequirements. Whether at your offices, our training venues, orhosted ina virtual environment, onsite solutions offer flexibility andcost-effective training options. When teams take onsitetraining, they can expect:•  Training in the context of your actual IT environment•  Course discussion, examples, and QAs relevantto your organization•  Team members will acquire the same arsenal of skills,providing for enhanced workflow, communications,and troubleshooting•  The most cost-effective option for training multipleindividuals at once•  Combining staff training provides cost savings on class feesand staff
  12. 12. Rackspace offers customers Red Hat Enterprise Linux, areliable and flexible open source platform. It is a popularoffering—Rackspace manages Red Hat Enterprise Linux-basedenvironments for more than 100,000 businesses. MakingEnterprise Linux available wasn’t enough to meet FanaticalSupport standards.Rackspace employees needed real Red Hat certification.Red Hat certification validates the deep knowledge andhands-on skills of IT professionals working with Red Hat solutions.Many Rackspace employees earned Red Hat Certified SystemAdministrator (RHCSA) certification. But they didn’t stop there.More than 200 Rackspace employees now hold Red HatCertified Engineer (RHCE) certifications as well. And morethan 30 passed five upper-level exams to become Red HatCertified Architects (RHCA).Red Hat-certified employees streamline the hiring process.Rackspace can count on a certified applicant’s expertise.And customers feel more confident when they know Red Hat-certified employees support them. Red Hat certificationallows Rackspace to continue delivering Fanatical Support.Red Hat certifications help Rackspace deliverFanatical Support®Solution Spotlight:To learn more about Red Hat certifications,visit Profile:Rackspace HostingRackspace has a stellar reputation in the IT-hosting industry,using leading technologies to deliver world-class IT servicesbacked by Fanatical Support. Fanatical Support ensures thatthe Rackspace customer experience is personal, professional,and timely.Challenge:High level of support for100,000 businesses withRed Hat Enterprise LinuxSolution:Red Hat certificationfor RackspaceResult:Trusted, certifiedemployees
  13. 13. A Red Hat Certified System Administrator(RHCSA™) certification is earned when an ITprofessional demonstrates the core systemadministration skills required in Red HatEnterprise Linux environments.A Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) is earned bya Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)who has demonstrated the knowledge, skill, andability required of a senior system administratorresponsible for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems.A Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator(RHCVA™) certification is earned when an IT pro-fessional demonstrates the skills and knowledgerequired to deploy and manage virtual hosts inproduction environments using Red HatEnterprise Virtualization.Earned by passing rigorous, performance-based exams,Red Hat-certified professionals ensure that customers getthe most from their Red Hat solutions.Red Hat CertificationsRHCSARed Hat CertifiedSystem AdministratorRHCERed HatCertified Hat CertifiedVirtualization Administrator
  14. 14. Red HatCertificatesof ExpertiseCertificates of Expertise™ are earned by passingupper-level, performance-based exams in special-ized areas of system administration. To be eligible totake an expertise exam, candidates must holda current RHCE credential.An RHCSS®certification may be earned by anRHCE who has demonstrated deeper capabilitiesin networking services security, directory services,authentication, and SELinux policy management.RHCSSRed Hat CertifiedSecurity SpecialistRHCDSRed Hat CertifiedDatacenter SpecialistRHCARed Hat Certified ArchitectAn RHCDS®certification may be earned by an RHCEwho has demonstrated the skills required to utilizea broader set of tools from the Red Hat portfolio toimplement reliable, scalable solutions. An RHCDSpossesses skills in areas particularly important tomission-critical datacenter environments.An RHCE who earns the Red Hat CertifiedArchitect (RHCA®) certification bring an exceptionalbreadth and depth of knowledge to the biggest ITchallenges. RHCA certification incorporates theskills and knowledge of RHCDS plus advancednetworking services security, system monitoring,and performance tuning.Red Hat Certifications, continued14
  15. 15. EX318 EX423 EX436 EX401 EX442 EX333 EX429RHCVA®RHCSS®RHCDS®RHCA®EITHERCERTIFICATES OF EXPERTISE™STARTRHCSA®EX200RHCE®EX300CertificationsRHCSA Red Hat CertifiedSystem AdministratorRHCE Red Hat Certified EngineerRHCVA Red Hat Certified Virtualization AdministratorRHCSS Red Hat Certified Security SpecialistRHCDS Red Hat Certified Datacenter SpecialistRHCA Red Hat Certified ArchitectExpertise examsEX318 Enterprise VirtualizationEX333 Enterprise Security: Network ServicesEX401 Deployment and System ManagementEX423 Directory Services and AuthenticationEX429 SELinux Policy AdministrationEX436 Clustering and Storage ManagementEX442 Enterprise Performance
  16. 16. Every day, organizations arereducing costs, scaling their ITenvironments, and improving theperformance of their applicationsby migrating to Red Hat®Enterprise Linux®.Let Red Hat show you how.ALL GAIN (NO PAIN)Better TCO and better performanceat a lower cost? Check.MIGRATE TO RED HAT ENTERPRISE
  17. 17. 17on the path to– Billy Cox,Business Systems Analyst“This was achallenging andenlighteningexperiencethat made methink, mademe strongertechnically andprovided themotivation thathelped jump startmy career again.”COURSE CONTENT•  Graphical installationof Linux•  Managing physical storage•  Introduction to command-line Linux administration•  Installation and configura-tion of local componentsand services•  Establishing network andsecuring network services•  Managing and securing files•  Administration of usersand groups•  Deploying file-sharingservices•  GUI-based tools and keycommand-line concepts•  Basic security skillsAudience•  IT professionals and system administrators, includingWindows and network administrators who need to gaina core level of proficiency with Linux administration•  Non-Linux IT professionals on the path to becomingfull-time Linux system administratorsPrerequisitesPrevious operating system administration experienceis beneficialThis course focuses on core system administration tasks that IT professionalsmost often encounter in today’s datacenter. Students will build on existingtechnical knowledge and focus on GUI-based tools while still covering keycommand line concepts.RH124Red Hat System Administration
  18. 18. on the path to– Warren Brown,Senior Designer, FloridaMuseum of Natural History,University of Florida“The training isrobust, relevantand conductedin a professionalmanner.”COURSE CONTENT•  Network configuration andtroubleshooting•  Managing file systems andlogical volumes•  Controlling user andfile access•  Installing and managingservices and processes•  Essential command-lineoperations•  Troubleshooting file sys-tems and partitioning•  LVM, access control, andpackage managementAudienceIT professionals who have attended Red Hat SystemAdministration I and want the skills to be full-time enterpriseLinux administrators or earn RHCSA certificationsPrerequisitesRed Hat System Administration InoteThis course does not cover all the tasks tested in theRHCSA examThis is the follow-on course to Red Hat System Administration I (RH124). Studentswill progress from having fundamental Red Hat system administration skills tobeing proficient full-time administrators. Completing System Administration I andII will prepare students to take the Red Hat Certified System Administration exam.RH135Red Hat System Administration IIwith Exam18
  19. 19. 19on the path to– Douglas Pervine,Computer Systems Analyst,SEA CORP“I plan to migratemy serversto Red HatEnterprise Linuxwhich will bemuch easierusingthe knowledgeI gained.”COURSE CONTENT•  Installation, configuration,and management oflocal storage•  Deployment and mainte-nance of network services•  Network services: VNC,SSH, FTP, and web•  Securing files with ACLs•  Securing network serviceswith firewall and SELinux•  Managing virtual machineswith KVM technology•  Automating installation ofLinux using kickstartAudience•  Practiced Linux or UNIX system administrators whocurrently manage servers at the enterprise level•  Skilled Linux system administrators who wish to earn anRHCSA certificationPrerequisites•  Solid, working-level command-line Linuxadministration knowledge•  The following skills:•  Configuring print queues to local and remote printers•  Managing system software with yum•  Administering local user and group accounts•  Managing local physical storageFor a comprehensive list of skills required,visit RHCSA Rapid Track accelerated course helps experienced Linux and UNIXsystem administrators prepare for and take the Red Hat Certified SystemAdministration (RHCSA) exam. To successfully navigate this course, studentsmust already have solid experience with the Linux command line.RH200RHCSA Rapid Track Course with ExamConfirm your skill-set bypassing the online skillsassessment at
  20. 20. ‡ Prices subject to change.Course content•  Introduction to trouble-shooting techniques•  Testing and analyzinghardware•  Diagnosing performanceissues, application and OSinteractions•  Troubleshooting disksand file systems•  Testing and diagnosingnetwork configurations•  Working with security toolslike SELinux, authentication,and firewall•  Making the most of Red Hatsupport resourcesAudienceExperienced Linux system administrators who are responsiblefor troubleshooting their enterprise Linux environmentPrerequisites•  Skills learned in Red Hat System Administration I and IIor RHCSA Rapid Track course•  System administration knowledge under Red HatEnterprise Linux, including:•  Installation•  Service management (using service and chkconfig)•  Basic system monitoring (using ps and top)•  File system management (using fdisk and mkfs)•  Basic troubleshooting (including managing log files)For a comprehensive list of skills required,visit course teaches system administrators to debug and resolve hardware,application, or networking challenges using Red Hat Enterprise Linux systemsand tools.RH242Red Hat Linux
  21. 21. 21on the path tocourse content•  Enhancing user security•  Configuration and automateddeployment and manage-ment of secure networkservices (DNS, Apache,SMTP, file-sharing)•  Disk management with iSCSI•  System and networkactivity monitoring•  Network management andpacket filtering•  Software management•  Web service management•  File-sharing across platforms•  Basic SMTP managementAudience•  Senior Linux system administrators who requirenetworking and security administration skills•  Linux IT professionals who currently have RHCT orRHCSA certification and are interested in earning anRHCE certificationPrerequisites•  RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH200) or Red HatSystem Administration I and II•  Equivalent experience to the RHCSA Rapid Track CourseThe Red Hat System Administration III course teaches experienced Linuxadministrators critical, required networking and security administration skills. Thiscourse also includes both the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)and Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exams.RH255Red Hat System Administration IIIwith RHCSA and RHCE Exams– Jeffrey Stormshak,Unix System Administrator,CCC Information, Inc.“Materialcovered examrequirements welland it allowedme to review andprepare for theRHCE exam.” your skill-set bypassing the online skillsassessment at
  22. 22. 22course content•  Migration and maximizingperformance post-migration•  Using RPM, yum, Red HatNetwork, and Quickstart•  Boot process, kernelmodules, and initialization•  Software lifecyclemanagement•  Partitions and logicalvolume management (LVM)•  Securing access to systemsand services•  Collecting and reportingsystem information•  Saving kernel crash dumpsover the network•  Managing iSCSI disks andusing multipath•  Managing device namingwith udev•  Analyzing systems andservices using SystemTapAudience•  Experienced Solaris system administrators transitioning toa Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform•  Solaris administrators seeking a transition course that willhelp them work toward RHCE certificationPrerequisites•  Experience in Solaris at the power user, network operations,or system administrator level•  Two years of Solaris experience installing server operatingsystem and software, troubleshooting servers, and config-uring and securing servers and servicesThis course provides system administrators the practical skills needed to performa hands-on migration and ensure maximum continuing performance after movingfrom Sun Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.RH290Red Hat Enterprise Linuxfor Solaris– Azfar Malik,VP — Business Continuity,Bank of America“The instructor didan excellent jobcovering all of thecourse topics.”
  23. 23. Your pathto unlockingbusiness valuestarts here.Transforming your IT infrastructure to be leaner,faster, or more flexible is not just a project,its a journey. Every day Red Hat Consulting helpsenterprises navigate this transformation.Drawing from strategic business acumen andunparalleled open source technical expertise,Red Hat Consulting guides you through anactionable path that drives business value atevery step — unlocking the real value of
  24. 24. on the path To– Debbie Price,Senior Systems Engineer,Clearshark“I learned quitea bit even thoughI have beenusing Linux for10 years.”course content•  Package, network, andstorage management•  Account and authenticationmanagement•  Installation, kickstart,and virtualization•  SELinux and firewallmanagement•  Web and email service•  Network file-sharing services•  SSH and VNC servicesAudience•  RHCEs certified on version 5 or earlier seeking trainingprior to re-certification•  Experienced senior Linux system administrators with aminimum of five years of Linux experience who want afast-track solution to earning an RHCE certification•  Experienced Solaris system administrators who havecompleted the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SolarisAdministrators (RH290) coursePrerequisitesStudents should be able to complete most of the tasks specifiedin the RHCE study guide prior to attending this classThe RHCE Rapid Track Course is a fast-paced review that combines eight days of keytraining material (from the RHCSA Rapid Track Course and Systems Administration III)into one, four-day course. It includes intermediate and advanced competencies andprepares students to take the RHCSA and RHCE exams.RH300RHCE Rapid Track Coursewith RHCSA and RHCE Exams24 your skill-set bypassing the online skillsassessment at
  25. 25. course content•  Deploy Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization platform•  Configure Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization environment(datacenters, clusters, andstorage domains)•  Install, manage, and trouble-shoot virtual machines(servers and desktops)•  Create virtual machinesnapshots and explore highavailability options•  Use templates for rapidvirtual machine deployment•  Secure the Red HatEnterprise Virtualizationenvironment with multi-level administrative roles•  Monitor and create customreports•  Back up and restore theRed Hat EnterpriseVirtualization environmentAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible formanaging enterprise servers who are interested in learninghow to manage large numbers of servers or virtualmachines using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization•  IT professionals interested in earning a RHCVA certificationPrerequisites•  IT professionals who have earned an RHCSA certificationor maintain the equivalent experience with Linux•  System administration experienced with Microsoft Windowsoperating systems is beneficialThis course explores the virtualization features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux,managed through the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization suite. Learn how tocreate, deploy, manage, and migrate Linux and Microsoft Windows virtualmachines. This course also prepares students to take the Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization certification exam (EX318) and earn the RHCVA certification.UPDATED! RH319Red Hat Enterprise Virtualizationwith Examon the path TO25
  26. 26. You have achoice forvirtualizationLower TCO, increase ROI, and break-even faster.Get started today with a fully supported 60-day trial © 2012 Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the Shadowman logo, JBoss, MetaMatrix, and RHCE are trademarks ofRed Hat, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Linux®is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries.
  27. 27. Red Hat Open CloudMaking your IT vision a realitySelecting a cloud architecture will impact your organization’scompetitiveness, flexibility, and IT economics for the next10 years. Red Hat Open Cloud lets you leverage all of yourphysical, virtual, and public cloud resources together — givingyou the flexibility you want, portability you need, and controlyou © 2012 Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the Shadowman logo, JBoss, MetaMatrix, and RHCE are trade-marks of Red Hat, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Linux®is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S.and other countries.
  28. 28. course content•  A vocabulary for cloudservices and deployments•  Introduction toinfrastructure-as-a-service(IaaS) cloud computing•  Using a private cloudcomputing reference archi-tecture build with Red Hatsoftware•  Managing the deploymentand lifecycle of virtualguests•  Deploying software tosystems using Red HatNetwork Satellite•  Using JBoss OperationsNetwork to deploy JBossEnterprise ApplicationPlatform applications•  Efficiently scheduling workwith Red Hat MRG Grid•  Deployment of applicationsacross hosted, in-house, orhybrid clouds•  Introduction toRed Hat CloudFormsAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators and IT profes-sionals who are responsible for using Red Hat technologiesto deploy a private IaaS cloud•  Technical decision-makers seeking an overview of the Red Hatcloud reference architecture for a private IaaS cloudPrerequisites•  Students must be familiar with concepts and skills testedin the RHCSA certification•  A high-level understanding of Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization, KVM, and Red Hat Network Satellite– Bradley Corner,Information SystemsManager, RealtyWEB.NET“The hands-onexperienceI gained goingthrough theprocess ofbuilding a privatecloud has givenme the tools tomake an informeddecision onmy company’sentry into cloudcomputing.”This course provides IT architects with a detailed understanding of Red Hatcloud capabilities and the knowledge to select the right components and developapplications for private infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clouds.CL350Red Hat Cloud
  29. 29. on the path TOcourse content•  Mastering basicservice security•  Understanding cryptography•  Securing BIND and DNS•  Hardening RPC services•  Using Kerberos for centrallymanaged user authentication•  Improving NFS security withKerberos and NFSv4•  Advance uses of Secure Shell•  Building a secure e-mailinfrastructure•  Securing FTP and Apachehttpd services•  Basics of intrusion detec-tion and responseAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible forthe overall security of their systems and networked services•  An RHCE interested in earning Red Hat Certificates ofExpertise, RHCSS, RHCA credentialPrerequisites•  Attendees should already know the essential elements ofhow to configure the services covered, as this course will befocusing on more advanced topics•  RHCE certification or equivalent experienceThis course equips senior administrators and security professionals with the skillsneeded to harden systems against attacks, and details the advanced securityfeatures, capabilities, and risks associated with deployed services. It also preparesstudents for the Enterprise Security: Network Services exam (EX333).RHS334Red Hat Enterprise Security:Network Services with ExamStudents without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at
  30. 30. RHS430Red Hat Enterprise SELinuxPolicy Administration with Examon the path tocourse content•  Introduction to SELinux•  Using SELinux•  The Red Hat targeted policy•  Introduction to policies•  Policy utilities•  User and role security•  Anatomy of a policy•  Manipulating policies•  Analyzing system andsecurity needs•  Design and implementationof a net-new SELinux policyAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible forMandatory Access Control-based (MAC) security, or whowant to harden their existing Linux systems or networkedservices security•  RHCEs interested in earning Red Hat Certificateof Expertise or RHCSS credentialsPrerequisitesRHCE certification or equivalent experienceStudents without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at course teaches senior system administrators, security administrators, andapplication programmers to manage, write, compile, and debug secure SELinuxpolicies. It culminates in a major project to analyze, design, and implement a setof net-new policies for a previously unprotected service. It also prepares studentsfor the SELinux Policy Administration exam (EX429).
  31. 31. Red Hat NetwoRk SatelliteA Way to Succeed atLife Cycle ManagementWith intense pressure today to cut costs, comply with regulatorymandates and serve business more effectively, life cycle managementwith RHN Satellite can help by reducing complexity and increasingoperational effeciency.For more information, visit
  32. 32. RH402Red Hat Enterprise Deploymentand Systems Management with Examon the path tocourse content•  Essential system manage-ment concepts for success-ful enterprise deployment•  Installation, configuration,and maintenance ofRed Hat Network (RHN)Satellite Server•  Effective software life cyclemanagement using RHNSatellite Server•  Revision management withSubversion•  Best practices for buildingRPM packages•  Automation of bare-metalprovisioning•  How to structure RHN orga-nizations and user accounts•  Reporting and automationwith RHN programming APIAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible forthe planning, deployment, and management of multiplephysical or virtualized servers•  RHCEs interested in earning a Red Hat Certificate ofExpertise, RHCDS, or RHCA credentialPrerequisitesRHCE certification or equivalent experience Students without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at course gives senior systems administrators the skills to provision, deploy,and manage successful large-scale deployments of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, andteaches them how to provide an efficient process for their local teams. It alsoprepares students for the Deployment and Systems Management exam (EX401)
  33. 33. course content•  Understanding basicLDAP concepts•  Configuration andmanagement of Red HatDirectory Server•  Cross-platform integrationof directory services•  Managing user authentica-tion with PAM and glibc NSS•  Using Kerberos and LDAPto centrally manage userauthentication•  Using LDAP referrals andreplication for distributed,highly available directoryserver performance•  Exploring options for inte-gration with Microsoft ActiveDirectory authenticationAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible foruser account information and secured enterprise authenti-cation mechanisms of one or more Linux systems•  System administrators who have configured directoryservices and authentication on other operating systems butnow want to perform those tasks on a Linux system•  Experienced system administrators wanting to integratedirectory service and authentication mechanisms acrossmultiple operating systems•  RHCEs interested in earning Red Hat Certificates ofExpertise or RHCDS or RHCSS certificationsPrerequisitesRHCE certification or equivalent experienceRH424Red Hat Enterprise Directory Servicesand Authentication with ExamStudents without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at the path to33 course teaches students to manage, deploy, and integrate Red Hat DirectoryServer in order to provide authentication and information services across theenterprise. This course also prepares students for the Directory Services andAuthenication exam (EX423).
  34. 34. RH437Red Hat Enterprise Clusteringand Storage Management with Examon the path tocourse content•  Setup and management ofhigh-availability clusteredservices with Red HatCluster Suite•  Providing iSCSI targets withRed Hat Enterprise Linux•  Customization and controlof device files with udev•  Storage I/O multipath withdevice mapper•  Using cluster LogicalVolume Management (LVM)•  Configuration and use ofthe Red Hat Global FileSystem cluster file systemfor shared storageAudience•  An experienced Linux system administrator responsible formanaging shared storage across one or more Linux systems•  An experienced Linux system administrator responsiblefor maintaining a high-availability service using clustertechnology•  An RHCE interested in earning a Red Hat Certificateof Expertise, an RHCDS, or an RHCA credentialPrerequisitesRHCE certification or equivalent experienceStudents without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at course provides hands-on instruction for senior Linux systems administratorswho wish to use storage management, Red Hat Cluster Suite, and shared storagetechnologies delivered by Red Hat Global File System (GFS). It also preparesstudents for the Clustering and Storage Management exam (EX436).
  35. 35. on the path tocourse content•  Tuning for use-casescenarios (e.g., HPC, largememory, database, fileserver, etc.) Tuning forpower consumption•  Tuning virtual machines(host and guest)•  Tuning memory and caches•  Tuning CPU and memoryutilization using cgroups•  Gathering performancemetrics and other data fortuning purposesAudience•  Experienced Linux system administrators responsible formaximizing resource utilization through performance tuning•  RHCEs interested in earning a Red Hat Certification ofExpertise, or a RHCA credentialPrerequisitesRHCE certification or equivalent experienceRH443Red Hat Enterprise PerformanceTuning with ExamStudents without an RHCEcertification are encouragedto complete a skills assess-ment online at course teaches senior Linux system administrators performance tuning forRed Hat Enterprise Linux. It discusses system architecture, methods for testingperformance adjustments, open source benchmarking, methods for analyzingsystem and networking performance, and tuning configurations. It also preparesstudents for the Enterprise Performance Tuning exam (EX442).
  36. 36. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Development (RHD251) courserapidly trains programmers to develop application programson Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Topics include Linux softwaredevelopment tools such as the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC),Make, and the GDB debugger. Students also learn how to uselibrary functions and system calls to perform I/O, memory man-agement, process creation, and interprocess communicationincluding network programming with sockets.The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kernel Internals (RHD361)course provides experienced developers an intensive,low-level examination of the Linux kernel architecture. Topicsinclude kernel compilation, debugging tools and techniques,and internal kernel APIs, including synchronization, processmanagement, and memory management. These topicsprovide a solid understanding of the kernel’s architecture, giv-ing a useful baseline from which more specialized topics taughtin other courses, such as device drivers or performance-tuning,can be addressed.Red Hat Enterprise Linux Kernel Device Drivers (RHD362)teaches experienced C programmers already familiar with theLinux kernel architecture the skills and strategies they need todevelop device drivers. The course covers device driver models(including character, block, and network device drivers); deviceinteraction (including port I/O, memory mapped I/O, interrupthandling, and DMA transfers); managing PCI and USB de-vices; strategies for deferring activity using tasklets and workqueues; device registration using the Unified Device model andthe sysfs file system; and process interaction, including basicfile operations, polling, and wait queues.RHD251, RHD361, RHD362Red Hat Developer CoursesRHD251Red HatEnterprise LinuxDevelopmentRHD361Red HatEnterprise LinuxKernel InternalsRHD362Red HatEnterprise LinuxKernel
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