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VMware certifications and training News
March 10, 2017
For the first time in years, VMware increased prices for its certifications -- and IT pros aren't thrilled with how much more they'll have to pay for the VCDX certification, in particular.
August 28, 2015
It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
March 14, 2014
A recent change means IT pros with a VMware Certified Professional certification level are on the clock to renew that title or risk losing it.
March 12, 2014
VMware Certified Professionals now have to recertify on the latest versions of VMware products every two years, giving some VCPs reason for concern.
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With so many VMware certification levels and specialization tracks, it's easy to get in over your head. Fortunately, this expert advice can help steer you straight. Continue Reading
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification designed to demonstrate technical competency with VMware vSphere and related technologies. Continue Reading
VMware Tools optimizes VMs within a vSphere infrastructure. Although it's typically bundled with ESXi hosts, you can also manually install VMware Tools via an ISO image. Continue Reading
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Admins have options when it comes to changing an ESXi 6.5 host name, but only the vSphere Web Client has full functionality in the latest release. Continue Reading
Once you've earned your VCP, the next logical step is to try to achieve your VCAP in your desired track. There's always a path to upgrade your VMware certification. Continue Reading
Before you get to your VMware interview, prepare yourself with these questions. Continue Reading
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VMware vSphere Integrated Containers uses virtual container hosts and Docker commands to deploy, test and run virtual containers in a vSphere environment. Continue Reading
Admins can monitor CPU and memory use, manage network settings and get updates through the new-look vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface. Continue Reading
There are a number of details to consider when building a VMware home lab but there are some general best practices to follow. Continue Reading
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Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Continue Reading
Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Continue Reading
The upgrade from ESX to ESXi hosts can be difficult; no current tools convert hosts for you and you can't preserve manual configurations. But there are ways to ease the process. Continue Reading