Category Archives: Certification

VCAP-DTD Experience

Way back when 2013 was still shiny and new (January 3 to be specific) I was lucky enough to take the beta version of the new VCAP-DTD exam.  Now that the exam has gone production, I figured I’d share my experience taking the exam with all of you. The VCAP-DTD is the desktop (read: VMware View + …

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VMware View Administration Training Announcement

First I must start by apologizing to those of you who watch my blog regularly for my lack of posts lately. Not that it really has affected your life in any negative way, but I still feel bad since I view it as a commitment that I’ve failed to maintain. Obviously writing for TechTarget has taken …

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Latest Published Article – An Overview of VMware Desktop Certifications

VMware desktop virtualization certifications: An overview 4/28/2011 VMware has created a new line of desktop certifications based around View.

Reflections on the VCP4-DT Beta Exam

Tonight I sat the beta exam for the second of VMware’s series of certifications for the enterprise desktop, the VCP4-DT.  This exam is designed to test your knowledge of View and the infrastructure needed to support it. One of the requirements to attain the VCP4-DT is a VCP4, so there isn’t much about the vSphere …

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My VCAP-DCD Experience

I passed my second VCAP exam! I found myself writing this post while taking the exam, so I figured I should probably go ahead and put it down in bits. The exam has been well described by several others, so I won’t duplicate that.  What I will add is my preparations and own thoughts. 1. …

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VMWorld 2009 Day 5: Thursday

The last day of VMWorld started out a bit later due to a lack of a general session keynote.  This was a nice break after the VMWorld Party.  I started off with a quick bite to eat and then sat down to study for my VCP test until my vExpert booth duty.  After booth duty, I cruised the …

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