SUSECON 2020

At SUSE, we recognize the hard work you put into becoming an open source technology Master. When you come to SUSECON, the certification exams are FREE! Simply register for an exam time when you register for your sessions. But make sure you register early - exam seating is limited!

SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) Exams

SCA in Enterprise Linux 15

This NEW certification is for the latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Designed for SUSE Linux Enterprise system administrators who have become familiar with the SLES operating system, this certification displays your fundamental knowledge of the Linux operating system and your ability to properly administer SLES 15 at a standard sysadmin level.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

SCA in Enterprise Linux 12 - 2018 Update

This certification is the HANDS-ON version of testing the SCA in Enterprise Linux 12. Designed for SUSE Linux Enterprise system administrators who have become familiar with the SLES operating system, this certification displays your fundamental knowledge of the Linux operating system and your ability to properly administer SLES 12 at a standard sysadmin level.
Please review the exam objectives before registering. Note: This exam is an update, those who have the previous SCA 12 currently do not need to re-certify or update unless they choose to.

SCA in OpenStack Cloud 8

This exam is designed for OpenStack cloud administrators and operators with at least 6 months of experience working with OpenStack. The certification will test foundational OpenStack concepts and skills in OpenStack administration both from the cloud operator’s perspective and the cloud consumer’s perspective.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

SCA+ in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 for SAP Applications

This exam is an additional option for administrators who are managing SLES instances as the platform for SAP deployments. The exam focuses on the additional functionality provided by SLES for SAP.
Please review the exam objectives before registering. Note: As the SCA in Enterprise Linux 12 is a prerequisite for this SCA+ exam, you will not receive the SCA+ certification unless you are already certified as an SCA in Enterprise Linux 12.

SCA+ in SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability

This exam is an additional option for administrators working with the SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension. The exam focuses on the additional functionality provided by SUSE Linux Enterprise HA.
Please review the exam objectives before registering. Note: The SCA in Enterprise Linux version 12 or 15 certification is a prerequisite for this SCA+ certification. You will receive the corresponding 12 or 15 version of the SCA+ in SUSE Linux Enterprise HA.

SCA in Enterprise Storage 5

This certification is designed for storage administrators who have become familiar with the SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 software-defined storage solution. This certification displays your fundamental knowledge of SUSE Enterprise Storage 5, based on the Ceph open source project, and your ability to properly administer a SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster and accomplish typical administration and monitoring tasks.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

SCA in Systems Management

This certification is designed for Linux administrators who have become familiar with SUSE Manager 3. This certification displays your fundamental knowledge of SUSE Manager, including how to install and configure SUSE Manager 3, register servers to SUSE Manager, use Salt configuration management and perform other basic system management tasks using SUSE Manager 3.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) Exams

SCE in Enterprise Linux 12

This exam is designed for those who already have experience with SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 including general system configuration and command line work. It will cover advanced administration skills on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and is for those who have already passed the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux 11 or 12 exams.
Please review the exam objectives before registering

SCE in OpenStack Cloud

This exam is designed for SUSE OpenStack Cloud administrators who are ready to certify at the engineer level in this rapidly growing area. This certification will test the advanced deployment skills of an OpenStack Administrator -- a person who performs advanced configuration, backup and restore and higher-level management of an OpenStack cloud.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

SCE in Enterprise Storage

This certification is designed for storage administrators who have gained skills beyond the administrator level with the SUSE Enterprise Storage software-defined storage solution. This certification displays your advanced knowledge of SUSE Enterprise Storage, based on the Ceph open source project, and your ability to properly install a SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster using Deepsea and deploy and configure a variety of client access gateways such as iSCSI and CephFS.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

Other Exams

SLES 12 to 15 Certification Update (SCA or SCE)

Candidates who currently hold either an SCA or SCE in Enterprise Linux 12 are able to take one update exam to update their certification(s) to version 15. Candidates who have only an SCA will receive an updated SCA in Enterprise Linux 15, and those candidates with an SCE in Enterprise Linux 12 will additionally receive the corresponding version 15 SCE certification.
Please review the exam objectives before registering.

Foundational Assessments

Foundational Assessments provide skills assessments at a more basic level than our existing high-level technical exams and certifications.

Note: Exam registration is limited to one instance of each exam per candidate.