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Available badges

2019 TechU IBM DevOps for Z - Fast Start

Available: Atlanta, Berlin

Attend the IBM DevOps for Z Fast Start track and complete at least 75% of the sessions and all lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your badge. This badge earner knows how to bring application discovery, development, test and operations together on an IBM Z platform and has gained knowledge for planning an Enterprise DevOps on Z project. They understand the following: various coding languages available and their characteristics; IBM Z development tools and how to use them to build, maintain, test and deploy applications; and the basics of Systems Management and using Operational Analytics on IBM Z to ensure availability and performance. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


2019 TechU Pervasive Encryption - Fast Start

Available: Berlin

Attend the Pervasive Encryption Fast Start track and complete at least 75% of the sessions and all lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2019 TechU Pervasive Encryption. The badge earner understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of cryptography for IBM Z platform and z/OS operating system. The earner has gained knowledge of the following: CryptoExpress cards setup, configuring ICSF, implementing and monitoring dataset and CF encryption, managing master and operational keys with ICSF, TKE and EKMF and implementing data-in-flight encryption with AT-TLS and IBM Z crypto hardware.. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


2019 TechU AIX Admin - Fast Start

Available: Atlanta, Prague

Attend the IBM AIX kickoff and then complete at least 75% of the courses in the IBM AIX Admin Rookies track and all lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2019TechU IBM AIX Admin. The badge demonstrates that the holder understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of IBM AIX Admin. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


2019 IBM Systems Technical University Speaker

Available: All TechU events

This badge earner has presented at an IBM Systems Technical University sharing expertise and showing personal interest. The individual is a subject matter expert (SME) on new technologies and current trends for the technical population.


2019 TechU IBM Storage - Fast Start

Available: All TechU events

Attend the IBM Storage for Rookies kickoff and then complete at least 75% of the courses in the IBM Storage for Rookies track and all lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2018 TechU IBM Storage. The badge demonstrates that the holder understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of IBM Storage. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


2019 TechU – z/OS Fast Start for Rookies

Available: Istanbul, Atlanta, Berlin, Melbourne, Johannesburg, Las Vegas

Complete at least 75% of the courses in the z/OS Fast Start for Rookies learning path and 100% of required lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2019 z/OS Fast Start badge. The badge demonstrates that the holder understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of IBM Z mainframes and z/OS. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


2019 TechU LinuxONE Fast Start for Linux Experts

Available: Atlanta, Berlin, Las Vegas

Complete at least 75% of the courses in the LinuxONE Fast Start for Linux Experts learning path and 100% of required lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2019 TechU LinuxONE and Linux for IBM Z. The badge demonstrates that the holder understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of IBM Z and LinuxONE hardware and Linux on IBM Z as an operating system. Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


Participants can also earn these IBM Open Badges on completion of the prescribed Interskill courses.