Re: Certification

From: Gunnar \"Nick\" Bluth
Subject: Re: Certification
Date: ,
Msg-id: 5638CB04.30502@pro-open.de
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In response to: Re: Certification  (Joshua Kramer)
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Am 03.11.2015 um 15:45 schrieb Joshua Kramer:
> There is something I haven't seen in this discussion- a comparison
> of certification types.  Julyanto commented, "1. There are many
> thousands of  Question which is groups into same level of
> difficulties. (weight)"
>
> This is not always the case.  The certifications that are really
> worth something- RedHat's RHCE and I believe some Cisco certs- do
> not base their certification on correct answers to questions.
>
> Here's what I've heard about RedHat.  When you go to take the RHCE
> exam, they sit you in front of a computer with a real OS install.
> Then they tell you, "Something is broken with this system; also,
> Services A, B, and C need to be installed and configured properly.
> You need to fix all of the problems and install the services.  You
> have 3 hours and you can use any resource at your disposal except
> for Internet.  GO!"  This type of exam is difficult or impossible
> to do a brain-dump for.  They make the issues so complex that you
> really have to know your stuff *and be able to think and use that
> information* in order to pass.
>
> I think a Postgres certification should be like that- action based
> rather than recall based.

As far as I understood, what Michael initially suggested was such a
kind of "hands-on" certification, as the LF does it that way.

+1 for that btw (being one of the first RHCEs ;-).
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Gunnar "Nick" Bluth
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