Looking back at the long road to becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect

The grades came back last Friday and I’ve passed the last exam in the requirements to become a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA). I was fortunate enough to be part of Rackspace’s RHCA pilot program and we took our first exam back at the end of 2010. It’s definitely a good feeling to be finished and I’m definitely ready to give back some knowledge to the readers of this blog....

2012-02-13 · 10 min · Major Hayden

Do professional certifications belong in your e-mail signature?

After a discussion amongst coworkers about professional certifications in e-mail signatures yesterday, I decided to throw the question out to Twitter to gather some feedback: rackerhacker: Quick Twitter poll for the nerds: How many certification abbreviations do you put in your e-mail signature? [Permalink] The question must have struck a nerve with folks as I had over 50 replies in less than 10-15 minutes. I expected to hear a lot of people say “zero”, and there were quite a few responses that didn’t surprise me:...

2010-10-16 · 4 min · Major Hayden