My VMware Certified Implementation Expert – Cloud Management & Automation (VCIX6-CMA) Experience

When I joined VMware about a year ago, I vowed to myself that I would start working on my VCIX in the Cloud Management & Automation (VCIX6-CMA) track. Of course one doesn’t just wake up on a fine day and decide to get their advanced certifications. It’s been a long standing goal of mine to sit the VCAPs and achieve the VCIX badge. What stopped me earlier? The previous versions of the exams required me to have knowledge of vCD.

VMware certification – no more separate portals on PearsonVUE

VMware certification system was designed such that a test taker had two different portals for booking a certification. The associate and professional level exams (VCA and VCP) were available under one portal and all the other advanced level exams (VCIX and VCDX) were made available on a separate portal. This in turn made it necessary to have separate credentials on the PearsonVUE website. This is not the case going forward. All the pre-approved VMware certifications will be visible in a

VMware’s updated Certification Roadmap for 2015

I hear a lot of people complaining about ever changing names of VMware products. All the vCenter-centric products got renamed to vCloud and then to vRealize and the same might continue to happen in the upcoming versions. vSphere 6.0 was not the only new highlight of yesterday’s announcements. VMware has set the stage to revamp their certifications into a more matured and organised certification tracks(Not that the previous one wasn’t matured and organised before, but this one’s better). Keeping their

EMC Certified Cloud Architect (EMCCA) Certification experience

EMC Certified Cloud Architect (EMCCA) is a certification track designed for cloud architects and design experts to understand the concepts of virtualization and also how to help an organization in it’s journey from virtualization to cloud to It-as-a-service. I agree with every word EMC uses to define who cloud architects are Cloud Architects deliver virtualization and cloud designs based on business strategies encompassing all key technical domains such as compute, storage, networking, and applications. They specialize in designing virtualized infrastructure