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The Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration exam (EX125) tests the knowledge, skills, and ability to install, configure, and manage Red Hat® Ceph Storage clusters.
By passing this exam, you become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration, which also counts toward becoming a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA®).
This exam is based on Red Hat Ceph Storage 3.0..
- Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or have comparable work experience and skills (Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) would be even better)
- Have taken Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) or have comparable work experience
- Review the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration exam objectives
These audiences may be interested in becoming a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration:
- Red Hat Certified Engineers who wish to become a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
- System administrators who want to demonstrate the ability to configure Ceph Storage clusters
- Prerequisites for this exam
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Red Hat encourages all candidates for Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration exam (EX125) to consider taking Red Hat Ceph Storage Architecture and Administration (CEPH125) to help prepare. Attendance in these classes is not required; students can choose to take just the exam.
While attending Red Hat classes can be an important part of one's preparation to take this exam, attending class does not guarantee success on the exam. Previous experience, practice, and native aptitude are also important determinants of success.
Many books and other resources on system administration for Red Hat's products are available. Red Hat does not officially endorse any as preparation guides for its exam. Nevertheless, you may find additional reading deepens understanding and can prove helpful.
This exam is a performance-based evaluation of skills and knowledge required to configure and manage Red Hat Ceph Storage clusters. You perform the configuration and administrative tasks necessary to deploy Red Hat Ceph Storage on multiple systems and are evaluated on whether they have met specific objective criteria. Performance-based testing means that you must perform tasks similar to what you perform on the job.
Scores and reporting
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Exam results are reported as total scores. Red Hat does not report performance on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.