There are a ton of fantastic resources available but a majority of these are again focused on folks who currently have some level of knowledge and experience working in virtualized environments. The purpose of this page is to provide some links to “Getting Started” type resources for people who are new to virtualization. Since the ICM class is a VMware class, most of these links will be related to VMware products. The concepts are generally the same across virtual infrastructure vendors.
Tag Archive: VCP
Enrollment is open for ITN 254 for the Fall 2014 semester at Tidewater Community College. Tidewater Community College is a participant in the VMware IT Academy (vITA) program. The Fall ITN 254 class will cover the VMware vSphere 5.5 Install, Configure, Manage curriculum. Completing the class meets the training requirements necessary to obtain the VMware …
Back in 2006 VMware HA was the technology that really sold me on virtualizing production workloads. I thought virtualization was a pretty neat technology that was well suited for testing and development but in a production environment it still seemed like you were putting all your eggs in one basket. A pre-sales VMware Engineer did a demo of HA by shutting down a running host to simulate a failure. Within a minute or so the VMs running on the host rebooted on another host and I have been hooked ever since.
This morning I sat for and PASSED the VMware Certified Professional Exam on vSphere 5 (VCP510). If I had to sum up the VCP 5 Exam in a single word that word would be tough.
If you are looking to fulfill the training requirements necessary to obtain your VCP but you don’t have the time (or cash) to dedicate to a straight week of VMware instructor led training check with your local community college or technical school they may participate in the VMware IT Academy Program. The VMware IT Academy Program or VITA allows qualified schools to offer VMware training.