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New VCAP-Desktop Design Certification Released

Are you ready for the next step after earning your VMware Certified Professional – Desktop (VCP-DT) certification?

The new VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Desktop Design (VCAP-DTD) certification shows that you have continued to enhance your desktop virtualization skills, and validates your ability to design, plan, and optimize VMware View solutions. It shows that you have a strong understanding of VMware View core components and their relation to the data center, as well as View design methodologies and principles.

More information on this new program is available online at www.vmware.com/go/vcapdtd including the Exam Blueprint, recommended training courses, and more.

Free Book Excerpt: VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop

Our friends at VMware Press have provided a free excerpt from Paul O’Doherty’s new release, VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop.

Chapter 3: VMware View 5 Implementation

This chapter describes how to get the components of vSphere up and running. First,  however, you need to install vCenter. Let’s run through the installation of vCenter, starting from the configuration of the database.

vCenter supports several different types of databases. The supported databases and

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FREE VMware View Instructional Videos

FREE training videos on VMware View release today.  These short instructional videos provide an overview and then a demonstration installing and configuring for:

  • View Connection Server
  • View Composer
  • Persona Management
  • Floating Linked Clones and Dedicated Linked Clones
  • Windows, Mac, and iPad VMware View Client
  • Security Server

None of the videos are longer than 15 minutes.  Pick your topic and begin your learning journey on VMware View today.

VMworld Certification Lounge Presentations

Come by the VMworld San Francisco Certification Lounge at the Marriott Marquis 4th Floor, Pacific C conference room to learn about our new certifications and hear from VMware Press authors. Win prizes, take practice exams, and pick up the cool green certification shirt that is all the rage!

Certification Lounge Presentation Schedule

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11am Desktop Desktop Desktop
1pm Harley Stagner, VCDX
Managing and Optimizing vSphere Deployments
Datacenter Datacenter
3pm Cloud Cloud Cloud
5pm Bill Ferguson, VCP, VCI
The Official VCP5 Certification Guide
Bill Ferguson, VCP, VCI
The Official VCP5 Certification Guide