VMware has now announced two new advanced certifications that will be available for registration in the very near future. VMware Certified Advanced Professional 4 – Datacenter Administrator (VCAP4-DCA) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional 4 – Datacenter Design (VCAP4-DCD). Both these certification and exams are a stepping stone for the VMware Certified Design Expert on vSphere 4. These new exams are for all intents and purposes an updated version of the exams needed for the VCDX certification for ESX 3 but, with the added bonus of earning certifications during the journey to the coveted VCDX certification. Let’s take a quick overview of the new certifications. Continue reading VMware Advanced Certifications
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 Continue reading What User Virtualization Certifications are Necessary?