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Old 04-18-2017, 03:30 PM   #1
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Cert for RHEL 6 still available?


Or does Red Hat only certify for RHCE 7?
 
Old 04-18-2017, 08:39 PM   #2
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Or does Red Hat only certify for RHCE 7?
You'd have to call RH to find out if RHEL 6 is still available.

This exam and the exam objectives provided here are based on the Red
 Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 version of the exam.

https://www.redhat.com/en/services/t...neer-rhce-exam
 
Old 04-19-2017, 08:32 AM   #3
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So far as I have ever heard, certifications are sold only for the most-recent version of an OS, and, when a new version of the OS comes out, they try to sell you another certification. Some people apparently like to take tests.
 
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So far as I have ever heard, certifications are sold only for the most-recent version of an OS, and, when a new version of the OS comes out, they try to sell you another certification. Some people apparently like to take tests.
And some others actually think those 'certifications' have real-world weight.
 
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I've read about half of the RHCE Guide Book and already have lost an interest.

AFAIK the certification is only good for a year.
I'd hate to think that one would have to sit through another $700.00 exam. If that's the case I wouldn't spend a dime.
 
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I've read about half of the RHCE Guide Book and already have lost an interest.

AFAIK the certification is only good for a year.
I'd hate to think that one would have to sit through another $700.00 exam. If that's the case I wouldn't spend a dime.
Hi,

Most Red Hat certifications actually last 3 years, even more in some cases.
From my experience, if you really mastered the objectives, and somehow keep your knowledge current by real world practising and work, it is good for a lifetime.
 
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Most Red Hat certifications actually last 3 years, even more in some cases.
From my experience, if you really mastered the objectives, and somehow keep your knowledge current by real world practising and work, it is good for a lifetime.
Three years is better than one.

Last I checked the exam was about $749.00 to take.
Do you know tshikose; has the price of the test increased?
 
Old 04-23-2017, 12:49 AM   #8
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I don't know, but I doubt.
Easily checked by asking your nearest Red Hat training partner.
 
Old 04-30-2017, 04:20 PM   #9
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Did some online research. Red Hat dropped the RHCE 6 cert a long time ago.

As I remember, Red Hat kept the RHCE 5 for a long time after the RHCE 6 came out. Maybe my memory is faulty.

Seems to me most employers are not that concerned about which version you get certified on.

There is no way I could get a RHCE 7 cert.
 
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Most Red Hat certifications actually last 3 years, even more in some cases.
Umm... having "stuck" you for $750.00 "just to take a test," they probably figure that they won't be able to "stick you again" for another three years or so.

[/quote]From my experience, if you really mastered the objectives, and somehow keep your knowledge current by real world practising and work, it is good for a lifetime.[/QUOTE]
"That's my experience, too."

And, (full disclosure), I've been working in this crazy industry (and, "still luvin' it ... go figger") for ... well ... (koff, koff, nevermind!)

"If you have really mastered the objectives, and if you keep your knowledge current (inevitably specializing in this-or-that because it is never possible to know everything ...)," yes, "it is 'good for a lifetime.'"

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At the end of the day, this is: "continuing professional education." The true value of the experience is that you were dedicated enough to your craft that you did it ... whether or not(!) you bought a piece of paper.

At the end of the day: "there are customers out there." (Whether they are your customers, or the customers of the company you now work for, "they are still there.") They need you. They need the team that you (erroneously(!) think that you are a "small") part of. They rely on your (team's ...) professional judgment – on your professionalism. On your ability to tame this crazy, ever-changing world of computational technology and to every single day look out for them.

- - -
Why was I originally attracted to "this crazy business," and why do I still love it? "Uh huh ... that."

(So, you think that "now, you have arrived?" That the "crazy business" and its accompanying technology "aren't gonna seriously change any more?" Chuckle, chuckle ... if you wear a hat, I sure do hope that you've got it in your hand.)

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