2011/12/29 David Ramsey <diamond_ramsey(a)hotmail.com>
Christoph, thank you for your e-mail. ;)
I hope to see the personnel development for the Fedora Ambassadors
interested in learning more about Fedora via #fedora-classroom & study as a
seed to be further developed and grow in 2012. :)
- David -
> From: christoph.wickert(a)googlemail.com
> To: ambassadors(a)lists.fedoraproject.org
> Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 14:18:12 +0100
> Subject: Re: [Ambassadors] Survey: Red Hat Certifications/Training for
FAms (Just 2 or 3 minutes required)
> Am Donnerstag, den 29.12.2011, 02:15 +0530 schrieb Uditha Bandara
> > Hello Everybody,
> > I've just created a survey to collect information from ambassadors
> > regarding RH certifications and Fedora Training.
> > This is a small survey and please spend few minutes to complete it. :)
> > The idea behind this survey is to collect information from ambassadors
> > about their desire to learn Fedora and get certified from RH.
> I think these are two completely different topics in various ways.
> On the one hand we have Fedora, on the other Red Hat. Although they are
> related, they are not the same. People often fail to see the difference
> and think that Fedora is just the Beta of the next Red Hat Enterprise
> Linux. This is not true: Fedora is what we make it. It's not only
> software but a world wide community. Everybody can get involved and
> every contributor can change Fedora. This is not the case the RHEL.
> And then there is the difference between information or documentation
> and certifications or training. Documentation is for users and when we
> study it to improve our skills, we do it for ourselves. Certifications
> on the other hand has a commercial value. If you are certified, you can
> find a better job and get a higher salary.
> Long story short: I think we should focus on Fedora and on
> documentation. I am sure the docs team welcomes some helping hands and
> working on documentation will also help the ambassadors as they get more
> understanding of the technical details of Fedora. It's a win-win
> situation for both teams, but IHMO it has only very little to do with
> RHEL or certifications. Lets not confuse this and improve one thing at a
I bet, if you ask for Oracle DBA track on the same survey, there is a
possibility of requesting that too. ;-)