Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

Red Hat® Certified Architects (RHCA®) prove their skills using Red Hat Enterprise Linux® and other Red Hat technologies within existing architectures or when moving to new ones. A Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) is a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) who attained Red Hat's highest level of certification.
The following audiences may be interested in earning an RHCA certification:

  • Red Hat Certified Engineers who wish to demonstrate greater depth and breadth of knowledge and skills in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and across other Red Hat products
  • IT architects who wish to demonstrate Red Hat-specific skills and knowledge

Pré-requis

Exams and recommended training

Concentrations

Would your organization like to build a modern datacenter, improve cloud infrastructure, or plan for your future application platform? RHCA concentrations are recommendations by Red Hat that test technical professionals’ skills and knowledge planning and building Red Hat solutions. Participants can select the concentration they wish to focus on or can choose any combination of eligible Red Hat certifications to create a custom concentration of their own.

DevOps

An Red Hat® Certified Architect (RHCA) with a DevOps concentration is a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Red Hat Certified Developer who has attained Red Hat’s highest level of certification, proving their skills and knowledge in technologies and practices that can accelerate the process of moving applications and updates from development through the build and test processes and on to production.

Pass any 5 of the following exams:

Datacenter

An RHCA with a datacenter concentration is a Red Hat Certified Engineer who has attained Red Hat’s highest level of certification, proving their skills with tasks common in an on-premise datacenter.

Pass any 5 of the following exams:

Cloud

An RHCA with a cloud concentration is a Red Hat Certified Engineer who has attained Red Hat’s highest level of certification, proving their skills with tasks common to cloud infrastructure.

Pass any 5 of the following exams:

Application platform

An RHCA with an application platform concentration is a Red Hat Certified Engineer who has attained Red Hat’s highest level of certification, proving their skills with tasks common for building and managing tools and applications.

Pass any 5 of the following exams:

Application development

An RHCA with an application development concentration is a Red Hat Certified Engineer who has attained Red Hat’s highest level of certification, proving skills in enterprise application development, integration, and architecture.

Pass any 5 of the following exams: