In many ways, the IT world has gone certification happy. Nearly every job requirement lists certifications as well as length of service, however, in the realm of cloud computing and virtualization what do these certifications mean? Are they even valuable? Is there a general enough certification that covers all the hypervisors, is there a third party certification available?
These questions are important to answer before deciding on which certifications to undertake as well as which to request when putting out the job request. Further there are several styles of certifications, these being:
- Those that can be studied to achieve
- Those which require hands on experience to achieve