2013 Goals – Earn VCP Chec… Not so Fast!

As earlier mentioned I was going for my VCP and today was exam day.  Just like every certification I’ve earned prior to taking this test I refused to move the test date due to lack of preparation   And just like most of my other certification tests, I was studying up until the last minute due to lackContinue reading “2013 Goals – Earn VCP Chec… Not so Fast!”

Pivoting away from being a pure Geek – A lesson from studying for the VCP

Studying for the VCP has helped remind me that I can’t get down in the weeds of every technology.  One of my advantages is that I have a very broad range of knowledge across technology.  I sometimes lament the time when I could be an expert in a single area but, I believe long termContinue reading “Pivoting away from being a pure Geek – A lesson from studying for the VCP”

VMware Certified Professional – Will this thing actually add value to my career?

I decided to sit for the VMware Certified Professional (VC) test.  I’ve been using VMware since Virtual Infrastructure 3.5 (ESX 3.5) and figured why not take the exam since I did take the Install, Configure and Manage course back in October of 2012.  My current role as a Management Consultant and previous role as aContinue reading “VMware Certified Professional – Will this thing actually add value to my career?”