Certifications

VCP How to Set up at Home

  • eleanor 

VCP How to Set up at Home In my other recent blog post I’ve spoken about how to pass your VCP and some revision tips. In this post, I want to discuss actually sitting the exam itself. Due to the current pandemic, Pearson Vue are currently allowing you to take your VCP test at home, instead of going into a test centre. In my opinion, this can be incredibly beneficial as it reduces the impact… Read More »VCP How to Set up at Home

VMware VCAP DCV Deploy exam experience

  • simon 

VMware VCAP DCV Deploy exam experience On the Thursday during VMworld in Barcelona I sat the VCAP deploy exam. I’d funded the trip to VMworld myself and had no customer commitments. So in addition to using the event to network, learn and have a bit of geeky fun, I decided to make use of the VMworld package discounts to sit the VCAP DCV Deploy exam. Earlier in the year at the empower event in Vienna,… Read More »VMware VCAP DCV Deploy exam experience

VCAP DCV 6.5 Design

  • simon 

VCAP DCV 6.5 Design One of the benefits of attending the VMware EMPOWER event in Vienna, is that part of the package includes an exam of your choosing from VCP to VCAP.  In addition to the awesome content, sessions, networking and technology updates. I passed my VCP 6.5 in 2017, I decided that I would take the opportunity to take my VMware Certified Advanced Professional Data Center Virtualization Design 6.5.  However, over the course of… Read More »VCAP DCV 6.5 Design

VMware EMPOWER – VCDX War Stories

VMware EMPOWER – VCDX War Stories

Session presenters – Andrew Hald, Paul Meehan, Peter Oberacher, Nathan Raper, Johan van Amersfoort

VCDX is the highest level of certification offered by VMware and those that earn VCDX are partof an eliete group of architects leading implementations around the world. Moderated by Andrew Hald (VCDX#4) this panel of both VMware and partner VCDXs will share tips and tricks for achieving ths certification. They will also tell their personal stories of how investing in this certification elevated their careers. With time for questions, so you are prepared to start you own VCDX journey.

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VMware Empower (and kebabs)

  • jon 

VMware Empower (and kebabs) We have finally arrived after a mammoth stint on the UK’s largest car park aka the M25 followed by a much more pleasurable experience with plane and train. On Sunday night I plucked up the courage to book the VCP6.5-DCV exam, there are some areas that I feel reasonably strong in having had a really good recent amount of hands on experience in. There are some, however, that I really need… Read More »VMware Empower (and kebabs)

Hi! Ho! Hi! Ho! it’s off to VMware Empower I go!

  • simon 

Hi! Ho! Hi! Ho! it’s off to VMware Empower I go! I fly out to Vienna this afternoon to attend the VMware Empower, during the three day event I’ll be attending the following sessions; Planning Your Migrations to VMware Cloud on AWS VMware’s SDDC Vision: Data Center to Cloud Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course: Business Transformation and Frameworks New vSAN Assessment Tools vCloud Usage Meter GSS Top 10 Issues Designing Solutions Around… Read More »Hi! Ho! Hi! Ho! it’s off to VMware Empower I go!

Objective 7.5 – Troubleshoot HA and DRS Configurations and Fault Tolerance

  • simon 

Here we are at the end of Section 7, Objective 7.5 – Troubleshoot HA and DRS Configurations and Fault Tolerance.  Sorry for the delay in getting these together, I was actually sitting a vSphere 6.5 ICM course for the past week.

As always, this article is linked to from the main VCP6.5-DCV Blueprint.

Happy Revision

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