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2015 Summit add-ons

Power Training

Accelerated, interactive training courses at Red Hat Summit provide you an opportunity to engage with expert instructors and get in-depth training. Sessions run two full days before the conference begins (June 22-23), allowing you to save valuable time and money by adding a Power Training course to your existing Summit registration.

What's in it for me?

  • Award-winning Red Hat training at an accelerated rate and lower cost
  • Opportunity to network with other open source enthusiasts
  • Access to Red Hat Training and Certification curriculum managers
  • Expanded Red Hat Summit experience

Date, time, and location


Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02199


Monday, June 22 - Tuesday June, 23
All courses run from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Note: Onsite check-in will be at the Red Hat Summit registration desk on Level 1 of the Hynes Convention Center on Boylston Street.


Power Training courses can be added to an existing Red Hat Summit registration, or purchased during the event registration process.

Early Bird: $995 or 4 Training Units* (Feb 2 - April 17)

Standard registration: $1,195 or 5 Training Units* (April 18 - June 23)

Group registration discounts for companies or organizations sending multiple students are available. Save $100 per enrollment when registering a group of 3 or more.

*You may now use Training Units when registering for a Power Training course at Red Hat Summit. Please contact your Red Hat sales representative for more information.

You can register for a Power Training course during Step 3 of the Red Hat Summit conference registration process.

Register now


Red Hat Enterprise Linux

What's New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7?

In this course, attendees will have the opportunity to work with some of the new and changed features in Red Hat(R) Enterprise Linux(R) 7. This course is designed for system administrators who are experienced with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or earlier. Attendees will receive training on system administration topics that have changed significantly or which are particularly important in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Not all new features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 will be covered in this course.

  1. Introduction to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  2. Using systemd to control services and daemons
  3. Controlling and troubleshooting the new boot process
  4. Changes to system logging and integration with the system journal
  5. Changes to subscription management and the software updating tools
  6. Consistent network configuration with local files and with the nmcli tool
  7. Firewall configuration with firewalld
  8. Overview of changes to installation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Performance Tuning

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

  1. Introduction to performance tuning
  2. Collecting, graphing, and interpreting data
  3. General tuning; Limiting resource usage
  4. Hardware profiling and software profiling
  5. SystemTap
  6. File server tuning

Red Hat High Availability Clustering with Pacemaker

Red Hat High Availability Clustering with Pacemaker (RH432) provides intensive, hands-on experience with the Red Hat High Availability Add-on. Created for senior Linux system administrators, this 2-day course has a strong emphasis on lab-based activities. At the end of the course, students will have learned to deploy and manage server clusters that provide highly available network services to critical enterprise environments.

  1. Creating high availability (HA) clusters
  2. Managing cluster nodes and quorum
  3. Controlling fencing
  4. Creating resource groups
  5. Controlling complex resource groups
  6. Comprehensive review


Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Administration Essentials

Red Hat JBoss(R) Enterprise Application Platform 6 (JBoss EAP) is the latest version of the world's finest open source Java™ EE server. This course will cover the new processes associated with middleware server administration, including deployment of servers in domain and standalone modes, configuration of services, and deployment of applications using the new tools available with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. A brief introduction to clustering with the product will also be explored.

  1. Overview of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
  2. Configuring JBoss EAP in standalone mode and domain mode
  3. Configuring servers
  4. Securing JBoss EAP
  5. Java virtual machine (JVM) configuration
  6. Migration from JBoss EAP 5
  7. Introduction to clustering

Cloud, virtualization, and storage

Red Hat Cloud Storage with Ceph

This training provides a technical overview of the Ceph storage system and its use with OpenStack. After completing this course, the learner will have an overall understanding of the Ceph distributed storage system and its major sub-components: Ceph Storage Cluster (RADOS), Ceph Object Gateway (RGW), and Ceph Block Device (RBD).

  1. Introducing Ceph architecture
  2. Introducing block storage
  3. Introducing object storage
  4. Implementing Ceph in OpenStack
  5. Implementing Ceph with Glance
  6. Implementing Ceph with Cinder
  7. Replacing Swift with Ceph

OpenStack Installation and Life Cycle Management

This course is for system administrators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators intending to implement a cloud computing environment using OpenStack. Students will learn how to install, configure, use, and maintain OpenStack.

  1. Introducing OpenStack architecture
  2. OpenStack installation with Packstack
  3. OpenStack installation with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installer
  4. Implementing an additional compute node
  5. Implementing the Ceilometer metering service telemetry
  6. Implementing the Heat orchestration service
  7. The future direction of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
  8. Comprehensive review

Managing Containers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic

Managing Containers with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic is a lab-based course that explores the concepts and methods necessary to manage scalable applications with Red Hat Enterprise Linux(R) Atomic software. Course participants will learn how to install and update Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic software. They will use Kubernetes with Docker to manage applications. Time will also be spent on throttling container performance.

  1. Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic
  2. Updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic
  3. Managing Docker containers in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic
  4. Managing applications with Kubernetes
  5. Throttling container performance

Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Operations

Red Hat CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Operations (CL218) course teaches how to use CloudForms intelligence tools. In this course, students will learn how to run automation features, set up metering capabilities, provision catalogs and services, and configure alerts.

  1. Learning Red Hat CloudForms architecture
  2. Installing the management engine
  3. Customizing Red Hat CloudForms
  4. Managing the Red Hat CloudForms life cycle
  5. Using Red Hat CloudForms intelligence
  6. Configuring Red Hat CloudForms alerts
  7. Working with Red Hat CloudForms automation
  8. Creating catalogs and services
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