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By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ June 14, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Concerned about the VCAP-CID exam? Don’t fret. We have the lowdown on the question types and the best ways to prepare to make sure you pass with flying colors.
By Ashraf Al-Dabbas ⋅ May 14, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
While VMware now offers the VCP5-DV certification exam, the exam objectives don’t line up exactly with the full capabilities of vSphere 5.1. Make sense of the software you’re using now, and what you need to know for the exam.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 10, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
As cloud computing gets even more common, it’s important to think about getting certified in cloud technologies in order to remain competitive. Should you wait for CompTIA Cloud+ or get a vendor-specific cert? We discuss the benefits of the various options.
By David Davis ⋅ March 28, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The controversial VMware VCP class requirement might be on its way out, or at least redefined. TrainSignal’s David Davis spotted a hint at this while checking out VMware’s Hands On Labs (HoL) at Varrow Madness.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ March 13, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
There has been some discussion lately about the necessity of the VMware Certified Professional course requirement because of its cost, which is upwards of $3,000. A VCDX gives his side on why the course validates the certification.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ March 13, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
On this side of the debate over VMware’s VCP course requirement, an IT admin argues its cost is too prohibitive and there are other ways for the exam to test hands-on experience.
By Sean Wilkins ⋅ March 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The IT certification landscape is large and diverse. Since technology from different vendors like Microsoft, Citrix and VMware changes frequently, knowing the impact on your career and be difficult to understand. Use this guide to make sure you start your certification exam prep efforts with the right path in mind.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ January 28, 2013 ⋅ One comment
Only 105 people in the world have achieved VMware’s VCDX certification. It’s a daunting but rewarding process. For people unfamiliar with it, virtualization pro Matt Vandenbeld walks through the first steps.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ November 26, 2012 ⋅ 3 comments
The latest from VMware is a revamping of their certifications. Learn what this means for you and how you can go about specifying your skill set with these new certifications.
By Matt Vandenbeld ⋅ November 19, 2012 ⋅ 6 comments
In this article we go through all the certifications offered by VMware. Become a VMware pro with this guide and pick which certification you should try to obtain next.
By Jillian Pandav ⋅ October 10, 2012 ⋅ 9:10 ⋅ Post a comment
Make sure you understand all the decisions behind the design, documentation, high-level explanations, practice methods, and technological acumen before setting the long-term goal of earning the VCDX certification from VMware. We interviewed 4 VCDX’s to get their insight and advice.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ July 24, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
One of the biggest names in virtualization authored a course in one of the rarest skills in IT: vSphere design. Learn about the holistic approach VCDX Scott Lowe takes when designing VMware infrastructure.
By David Davis ⋅ June 18, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Last week VMware announced a new certification with the focus on Infrastructure as a Service — VCP-IaaS. In this post, vExpert David Davis lists 5 reasons why VCP-IaaS is important and what virtualization professionals need to know about VCP5-IaaS.
By Kasia Lorenc ⋅ May 25, 2012 ⋅ 61:36 ⋅ Post a comment
Why should you get VMware certified? Which certification is right for you? What’s the best way to prepare for VMware exams? vExpert David Davis explains it all and give his advice on passing the first time.
By David Davis ⋅ January 2, 2012 ⋅ 9 comments
With vSphere 5 in full swing, VMware has released two new certifications (VCP 5 and VCP-DT) with plans to release more in 2012. Learn about the new certifications, possible upcoming exams and what you should be doing right now.
By David Davis ⋅ November 7, 2011 ⋅ Post a comment
VMware’s new vSphere 5 is full of new features and full of new learning and career opportunities for you! See why current VCP4s should upgrade to the new VCP5 before February 2012 and which vSphere 5 resources are available right now.