Category: Certification

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VMware exams that retire on August 30th 2019, and what is replacing them

Hear ye all exam takers.  If you’re planning on taking any VMware exams this year, then please be aware that the following exams will be retired and replaced on August 30th 2019. The change is led by a mixture of products going EOL and the recent changes to certification naming conventions.  Personally I think it’s…
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13th April 2019 0

VMware remove the 2 year recertification policy!

VMware have today announced that they have listened to feedback from exam takers and customers and with immediate effect, have dropped the requirement to recertify your VMware certifications every two years!  In IT Certification terms, this is a very bold move and one which I am sure will be welcomed by the industry, as it…
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5th February 2019 0

My First VMUG as a VMware Employee, and VMware Certification Updates

I was recently given the opportunity to present at the North West England VMUG (VMware User Group) to give an update on VMware Education & Certification. The original presenter was forced to cancel at the last minute and I was luckily able to step and fill the presenter’s shoes.  This did of course mean having…
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11th October 2018 0

Retiring VCAP exams

Please be aware that VMware will be retiring 3 older VCAP exams on September 30th 2018: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 — Data Center Virtualization Design (VCAP6-DCV Design) VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 — Cloud Management and Automation Design (VCAP6-CMA Design) VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 — Desktop and Mobility Design (VCAP6-DTM Design) I’ve read…
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28th August 2018 0

Big changes to VMware Certification

VMware have announced big changes to the way it names and versions its certifications. Starting from now, August 2018, certifications will align to the year in which they are passed, with a new annual release and update schedule for all VCP, VCAP, and VCDX certifications! For example: Instead of: VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and…
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25th August 2018 0

VCP6.5-DCV – Data Center Virtualization – Exam Prep 

My VCP6-DCV was due to expire at the end of Feb 2018, and while I had hoped to go for my VCAP, I was entirely too busy in and out of work to devote the amount of time I’d need, so I opted to renew my VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification to the latest 6.5.…
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16th March 2018 0