Certification is not just for Christmas ;-)

Having completed both VMware Advanced VCAP Certifications this year, it’s time for a little bit of reflection on what getting these certifications actually means, whether they’re worthwhile, and if so why. I obviously wouldn’t have done them if I didn’t believe in them, but still…. it’s worth exploring the benefits…and hopefully this might generate some discussion in the Community. We all know the phrase “A Puppy is not just for Read More …

VMware VCAP-DCD Exam – Round #2

THE LOGISTICS Last week I had my second attempt at the VMware Certified Advanced Professional Exam for Datacenter Design (VCAP-DCD). Here are my exam tips and experience. My exam was due to start at 9:45 in Dublin. As per my previous post HERE I took this exam recently at VMworld and got close to a pass. I took at VMworld for two reasons: 75% discount The chance to use the Read More …

VMware #VCDX Boot camp review 13/10/13

I was lucky enough to attend the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) boot camp the Sunday before VMworld started at Hotel Melia, Barcelona. I would highly recommend it to anyone at advanced certification stage getting ready to launch into the VCDX process, and especially for those getting ready to defend their VCDX submissions. It’s open to Advanced Certified VMware practitioners (VCAP) only, in normal circumstances. I wanted to put my Read More …