Category: Certification

Aug 17

VCP Foundation Objective 1.1 Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions

This is the start of the series digging into the blueprint for the VCP Foundation Exam. This post will deal with “Objective 1.1 Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions for a given use case”. Let’s get started. Identify available vSphere editions and features There are essentially 11 editions of vSphere available today, although the comparison on …

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Aug 10

VCP Foundation Exam

With the release of vSphere 6, VMware have updated the exam structure as normal. This time there are a couple of interesting (to me at least) changes. The first is to bring the VCP-NV more in line with the other VCP exams. It now has a consistent structure with the DCV (Data Centre), CMA (Cloud) …

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Dec 12

My VCPN610 Experience

This morning I took the VCPN610 Exam according to plan. What didn’t go according to plan was getting a score of 290 when I needed 300 to pass. So near, and yet so very very far.

Jun 27

How I nearly failed (part of) the CCNA again

A Little Bit of History CCNA for me has been a long journey. I first saw the cert 8 or 9 years ago, and I’ve always fancied giving it a go, but never had the opportunity until my current role. I’ve managed to fail the combined CCNA exam twice so far, at my employers expense, …

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Jul 10

CCNA – 6- Impact of VoIP

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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Jul 09

CCNA – 5 – Protocols

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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May 16

CCNA – 4 – Applications

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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Apr 30

CCNA – 3 – Models

Introduction Continuing my series as I work through the CCNA syllabus. The introduction to the series can be found here. I will be pretty much following the CCNA Composite Exam Blueprint point for point. One post per bullet point. I’m using Version 11 (640-802).

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Feb 27

VCP5 Under my belt

just finished sitting my VCP5 exam, OK I know I was leaving to close to the wire, but to be fair I completely forgot about the end of February constraint until I was remind of it last week :S. So I picked the first available slot at the nearest centre to me, and attempted to …

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Jul 06

European Brownbag – Reminder

Well the Brownbag discussion topic has been decided and we even have a guest speaker. I am delighted to anounce that Scott Vessey of Global Knowledge will be onboard to discuss VMware certifications. Now as with the best laid plans of mice and men, we seem to have a timing FUBAR. For some reason @Kiwi_Si …

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