VMware has added few new certifications on a Associate level called VMware Crtified Associate and they have restructured the Certifications and renamed the VCP to VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtulization ( VCP -DCV )
The new VCA certifications are:
VCA – DVC
VCA – Cloud
VCA – Workforce Mobility
You can find more information Certification Roadmap:
I recently started preparing for VCP -Cloud and I have recently taken the VCA – Cloud and passed it.
The option for all the VCP5 Certified Professionals is you can directly take VCA -IAAS which has the prerequisite of VCP 5.
And for those who are not a VCP 5 has to take the VCP -Cloud exam however they will need to take the 5 days training from VMware Certified Partners or VMware directly.
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Most of the business today are choosing virtualization for Server consolidation, however along with that they get a lot more benefits:
- Reduce power and space requirement in data centres
- Fast application and service provisioning
- Improved manageability
- Business continuity
When these factors are measured by a survey taken by f5 few years a go we got the following results.
This clearly explains that the Businesses are focused to do server consolidation and reduction of power and space requirement which is the driving factors even today.
The types of virtualization do we currently have ? as discussed this on my previous post, I am going to compare them today.
According to surveys taken recently we have the following stats.
This clearly explains us that most of the Virtualization technologies are been used today, however still the most popular one is Server virtualization. Never the less this is taken on a different level today to get the Desktop virtualization for the end users companies like Citrix and VMware have got a lot of powerful products for this. Continue reading “Virtualization Technologies used today and its benefits!”
As we all know today the main priority is cost savings in every organizations. Keeping this in mind majority of companies are seeking alternative method of saving cost.
One of the way which has become most popular today is consolidating IT infrastructure. That is by getting rid of old, crapey hardware that has been running for donkeys years! which keeps braking every fortnight. Also another concerning factor is space in the Data Center are already filled up, and companies cannot invest in setting up a new data centres, as it will involve huge investments.
So, most of the companys are looking into different types of virtualizations. They are 3 types of virtualizations which are avalable today.
- Hypervisor contains the Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM)
- Guest OS unchanged, Host can be any kind of hardware
- Guest uses generic device drivers
Hardware Virtualization (a.k.a. Hardware Assisted)