Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Updated VCAP4 exam blueprints

4VMware have just released new versions of the VCAP4-DCA and VCAP4-DCD exam blueprints, and it is always recommended to use the latest blueprint documents as the basis for any study/preparation for a VMware certification exam.

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VCAP4-DCA blueprint
VCAP4-DCD blueprint

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VCAP4-DCA blueprint
VCAP4-DCD blueprint

As of today, the VCAP4-DCA blueprint is at v1.7, and VCAP4-DCD is at v1.5.

VCP4-DT beta exam invitations

VMware have sent out invitiations for the VCP4-DT beta exam, check your Inbox to see if you have one!

The VCP4-DT certification will only be awarded to those who also hold VCP4 certification, and of course you must either pass this new beta exam or the final exam as and when it is released.

The foundation-level VCA4-DT exam went through it's beta process in February and will get it's final release via PearsonVUE soon. Later this year VMware will also release the exam for VCAP4-DT.

My earlier blog post on these new desktop certifications for vSphere and View is here:

And before anybody asks, I can't get you an invitation to the beta exam - your best option would be to email certification@vmware.com

Friday, 4 March 2011

New Course - VMware View: Desktop Fast Track

Another course due for release in the next couple of months is VMware View: Desktop Fast Track, based around View and ThinApp 4.5 and 4.6. The course runs over extended hours as a 5-day event, and combines together 7 days worth of material from three individual courses:

VMware View: Install Configure Manage (4 days)
Application Virtualization with VMware ThinApp (1 day)
VMware View: Design Best Practices (2 days)

The final release date and pricing has yet to be confirmed. It looks as though the course will include a voucher for the new VMware Certified Associate 4 - Desktop (VCA4-DT) certification exam.