VCAP-DCD Study Guide: Part 3 – The Exam

So to the VCAP-DCD exam, VDCD510!  You’ve done your study, you know your stuff, you can do cluster sizing calculations in your sleep… this should be easy right?  Well no, not quite. There’s a reason you get four hours to complete this exam and chances are you will need to use most of, if not all of this time.  This is partly due to the fact that well, this is an Advanced level exam and it’s tough, but also the exam engine is nothing short of a nightmare to get…

VCAP-DCD Study Guide: Part 2

….So you’ve trawled the libraries/internet/Amazon for (I hope at least some of) the resources I talked about in Part One, so what now? Blueprint for success Okay so first I’d highly recommend having a read through the VCAP-DCD exam blueprint, you are going to need to know ALL this stuff and there isn’t really any getting around that if you’re serious about wanting to pass this exam.  See the VCAP-DCD exam isn’t happy with just testing your knowledge, VMware actually take it as read that you know your stuff having force-fed you configuration…

VCAP-DCD Study Guide: Part 1

So with the recent announcement from VMware that they will be retiring the 5.1 flavours of the VCAP-DCA and VCAP-DCD exams at the end of January 2015 I realise I’m a little late to the party, but for anyone planning to take the VDCD510 exam between now and then this series of posts will hopefully lend a hand in preparing for what is in all honesty, a beast of an exam. Step One: STUDY! First of all, there is no shortcut to passing the VCAP-Datacenter Design exam, and in that respect VMware…