This exam tests candidates' ability to use standard system tools to analyze the performance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux© and applications running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and to use standard system tools and mechanisms to modify the behavior of the system and applications for the purpose of improving system performance.
Red Hat recommends that candidates earn Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) before attempting this exam but neither is required.
- Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator or have comparable work experience and skills (Red Hat Certified Engineer would be even better)
- Have taken the Red Hat Enterprise Performance Tuning (RH442) course or have extensive work experience in performance tuning
- Review the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Performance Tuning exam (EX442) objectives