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Red Hat Summit 2014 Power Training

If you are looking for an intensive, hands-on training experience, register today for Red Hat Power Training. These accelerated, interactive courses provide you with an opportunity to engage with expert instructors and receive in-depth training. Sessions run two full days before the Red Hat Summit conference, allowing you and your staff to save valuable time and money by simply adding a Power Training course to your Summit registration.


  • Receive award-winning Red Hat training at an accelerated rate and lower cost
  • Maximize your Red Hat Summit experience
  • Network with other open source enthusiasts
  • Get your training questions answered by Red Hat Training and Certification Curriculum Managers


Power Training courses can be added to a full conference pass during the registration process.

Early Bird: $995 or 4 Training Units (Jan 22 – Mar 7)
Standard Conference Fee: $1,195 or 5 Training Units (Mar 8 – Apr 13)

Group registration discounts for companies or organizations sending multiple students are available. You'll save $100 per enrollment when you register 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.


All courses will run from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, and Monday, April 14


Marriott Marquis
55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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Performance tuning is still often seen as a black art. This course aims to turn it into a science. Designed for experienced Linux system administrators, this course provides the hands-on skills and expert knowledge needed to measure and influence Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 system performance.

Course topics include:

  1. Performance tuning introduction
  2. Collecting and graphing data
  3. General tuning
  4. Limiting resource usage
  5. Hardware profiling
  6. Software profiling
  7. Using SystemTap
  8. File server tuning

Get hands-on experience with a preview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. In this course, attendees will have the opportunity to work with key new features in the next major version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This course is designed for experienced Linux system administrators, and will use pre-release software. Attendees will receive training on system administration topics that have changed significantly or which are particularly important in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat brings the power of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) computing to your own datacenter or public cloud provider of choice.

This course guides system administrators on their first installation and configuration of OpenShift Enterprise. Instructors will explain what the different OpenShift Enterprise parts and configurations do, before attendees deploy their first applications on OpenShift Enterprise.

Course topics include:

  1. OpenShift Enterprise overview
  2. Deploying OpenShift Enterprise
  3. Deploying an infrastructure host
  4. Deploying a node host
  5. Resource management
  6. Deploying applications
  7. Using quickstarts


This course is designed to guide attendees through installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform manually. Attendees will build each of the core components from scratch and connect them together to make an OpenStack cloud. To conclude the course, attendees will add an extra compute node and launch instances.

Course topics include:

  1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture
  2. Message broker (Qpid)
  3. Identity service (Keystone)
  4. Image service (Glance)
  5. Block storage service (Cinder)
  6. Networking service (Neutron)
  7. Compute and controller services (Nova)
  8. Adding compute nodes

DISCLAIMER: The OpenStack® Word Mark and OpenStack Logo are either registered trademarks / service marks or trademarks / service marks of the OpenStack Foundation, in the United States and other countries, and are used with the OpenStack Foundation's permission. We are not affiliated with, endorsed or sponsored by the OpenStack Foundation or the OpenStack community.

This course provides the knowledge needed to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, and provides insight to the present and future of Red Hat's OpenStack technology. Attendees will learn how to upload images, create volumes, launch instances, and manage security groups and keys. We will discuss how to launch and manage a group of instances (a "stack") using Heat, and will finish the course by completing a comprehensive review that will require the skills needed to build and configure Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

Course topics include:

  1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform architecture
  2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform installation using packstack
  3. User and project management
  4. Adding compute nodes
  5. Orchestration service
  6. Metering service
  7. Object storage service

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 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 tool set available with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. A brief introduction to clustering with the product will also be explored.

Course topics include:

  1. Overview of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
  2. Configuring Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform in standalone mode and domain mode
  3. Configuring servers
  4. Java virtual machine (JVM) configuration