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 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