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What is a Red Hat Apex Partner?

I found this, but I don't see the word 'apex'.

https://www.redhat.com/en/partners/partnerships

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Yeah weird it's not on the main RH site but here's the blog post about it -- https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/strengthening-our-partner-ecosystem-north-america-partner-conference

TBH not sure if we're still called Apex partner. I'll leave that to the sales/C-level folks to figure it out. Smiley Happy

As long as I get to play with Ansible and OpenShift then I'm happy!

 

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Hey everyone.

I'm just a nerd who is trying to find his way back to Red Hat and all it's glory.  I am also bridging the gap between what I used to know and what Red Hat technologies will lead to certifications and the like.  There is also some personal goals that I am going for as well.  The certifications hopefully will put me in a high demand job role..that's one motivation.  The second is providing a better life for my family.  With this Developer Subscription I have I hope to dig deeper into Red Hat than I have ever before.  I have a degree in Software Engineering, however it is very dated and also the school that I received it from is now out of business.  Smiley Sad.  I also want to be a life-long learner.  Starting later this week(I will be on travel until Wednesday), I start seeing what this subscription can do.  I have not seen the labs that were offered as of yet.  Any ideas?  Maybe I will find out after I do a deep dive.  I have bought plenty of RedBull and I live less than .5 mile from a Starbucks so I think I am ready to end this year with a bang.  Smiley Very Happy  Look forward to meeting more of you later on.

 

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Hello everyone, my name is Petr and it is almost 1 year since I joined RH. Before that I spend last 13 years in IBM, most of the time on project management position, therefore I have a lot of experience. For the last 5 or 6 years I was leading accreditation stream, helping people to achieve certain level of internal IBM accreditation in project management. I have also experience with coaching in this area. I am here to support anyone if needed. Thank you :-)

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Hello,

 

My name's Sam. I worked as wintel & vmware sysadmin on manufacture industries.

I'm from Indonesia. I want to develop my sysadmin skills on Linux.

Glad to know you all Smiley Happy

 

Regards,

Sam

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Who I am:

DevOps, culture and community focused. Economist. Facinated by behavioural and social sciences. Husband. Father. Endurance fiend. Outdoor enthusiast. Welsh.

Where I'm based:

Near Liverpool and Manchester in the UK

My workstation:

Some i7 MacBook Pro thing that I'm currently wrestling with having been a life long windows user. 

The discipline I enjoy the most is:

DevOps/ DevSecOps/ any other addition you want to put in there!

My favorite course to teach:

Not taught it yet, but it'll be DO500 DevOps culture and practices.

My favorite toy as a kid:

Skateboard.

Sports I played:

Still racing:

SwimRun (I realise this normally requires some explaining, so here are a couple of videos from races I was in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7STGTd8yo0  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfgnYP-WzGU)

Ultra distance mountain runnning, fell running & multi day mountain based orienteering

Previous life:

Competitive swimmer

Whitewater kayaker and playboater

Coaching: 

Rugby Union (currently u9s)

Kayaking

Favorite Red Hat memories:

I've only just joined but as a partner I'd say: Partner day before Ansible fest 2017 and Summit 2018 was pretty special, not least because I got to tag on a trip to Yosemite after Smiley Happy 

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Hi,

Complete and utter novice when it comes to Linux. My employer is putting me through the RH124 course early next year. Very much looking forward to it and spending more time in this community.

Would appreciate any suggested reading in preparation for the course next year.

Best wishes,

Sonna

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Hi all, 

I'm Jason, one of the few new trailblazers in the new Redhat Ambassador program. This is a student program that introduces Redhat technology into the classroom. I'm excited to bring industry-standard technology into a high school class where my peers and I can learn skills that are useful in the real world. 

Currently, I'm a high school student at CAST Tech High School in San Antonio Texas. I write programs in SQL, Python, Java, and Bash.  I'm a tech nerd that uses Java and Bash at school in Computer Science, Cyber Security, and Information technology classes. My IT class is focused on Redhat the course is RH134 here I use mainly bash as well as in Cyber Security class. As for in Computer Science is Object-oriented focused on Java. I participate in a nationwide system hardening competition called  Cyberpatriot where I write bash scripts for basic sys-admin tasks. I'm also a financial intern for a web hosting company this is where I write queries in SQL for data visualization. 

I'm not sure what I want to do as my future career, but I know it will be tech-related.

 

-Jason 

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My name is Tiffany Alford and I have recently been selected as a Red Hat Academy Ambassador for Fayetteville Technical Community College. The RH Academy is an innovative program designed to promote Red Hat technologies with high schools and colleges/universities, and create a mesh network of mentorship, growth, and opportunities as RH professionals and students interact with one another. 

I am a career changer coming from a MBA degree background and a career in higher education administration to the realm of Information Technology. I am interested in Cybersecurity, Programming, Web development, and Information Assurance....as you can see my IT interests are pretty diverse!

I took my first Red Hat course (equivalent to RH124) last semester and loved working from the bash shell. It's amazing to me to see how a command typed in a bash shell can affect the GUI interface that the average user sees and has access to. I am looking forward to learning scripting and automation within Red Hat, and also working on community projects once my RH skills are more developed.

As for career goals, I would really like to be able to combine my unique artistic/creative skills with my fascination of scripting and desire to help others. I haven't quite found that niche yet in IT, but I have a feeling I'll find it through the RH Academy!

A little side note trivia about myself: I am also a freelance illustrator and have illustrated two children's books.

"Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently." ~Maria Forleo
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Are you saying RH124 and RH134 are taught in schools?

What an excellent idea. That has blown my tiny mind.

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