Wednesday, 16 August 2017

VMware Certification Updates - Summer 2017

Here's a summary of recent updates from the VMware Certification team:

New VCAP Design Certifications/Exams
Three new VCAP Design certifications have been released:

There's a 50% discount on these exams if you take them at either VMworld event.

Community Ideas
You can now post "ideas" in the VCP and VCAP areas of the VMTN forums - suggestions that other users can vote on, that will be seen directly by the programs managers at VMware.

Read more here.

Differences Between VCP6.5-DCV Regular and Delta Exams
Compare the objectives in the exam guides for the regular and delta exams for VCP6.5-DCV, and you won't see any difference - does this mean the exam items themselves are the same, or are the delta exam items just a subset of those in the regular exam?

Well, no!

The exams were written by different teams, to slightly different criteria - as the delta exam is only for existing VCP6-DCV holders it is more focused on the upgrade content between vSphere 6.0 and 6.5.

Read more here.

Exam Time!
All "proctored" VMware exams delivered at Pearson VUE testing centres have been extended, giving more time to all candidates.

Read more here.

Sharing Your Certifications
Here are a couple of job aids that will help you share your certifications with recruiters/employers, or your mum!