#vcap #vcdx #vmware

VCAP5-DCD - vSphere 5.5 Based Exam

VMware released a new exam to qualify candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD) Certification. You have now the possibility to pass two different exams: passing either of these will earn VCAP5-DCD certification if you meet the other pre-requisites. This new exam (code VDCD550) is based on vSphere v5.5, where the existing exam (exam code VDCD510) is based on vSphere v5.0/5.1. Unfortunately, it seems that the blueprint related to the new VDCD550 exam is not released yet: you can only download the Blueprint for the VCAP5-DCD vSphere 5. ...

#automation #operations #vrealize

vRealize Rebranding Cheat Sheet

Earlier in August, at VMworld 2014, VMware announced a major renaming of its management products, to unify all current and future cloud management offerings under a single brand: VMware vRealize. This new brand is focused on 3 areas: Automation, Operations and Business. Besides, vCloud Hybrid Service (a.k.a. vCHS) was renamed to vCloud Air. VMware also announced new SaaS offerings for management products hosted on vCloud Air. When vRealize products are offered as a service on vCloud Air, they will be branded vRealize Air “X” where “X” is the descriptive name of the product (such as vRealize Air Automation). ...

#cloud #openstack #vmware

OpenStack-In-A-Box with Rackspace Private Cloud Sandbox

You’re interested about OpenStack and you want to discover it in a fast and easy way ? How about 15 minutes of your time and a single physical device (like your laptop or your workstation) ? :) For those living in caverns for the last 3 years, OpenStack is an open-source cloud-software platform which serves to build public and private clouds. This platform is based on a modular architecture, consisting in the following components: ...