Tag Archives: vCloud Director

VCAP-CID Objective 2.1 – Determine Catalog Requirements for a Logical Design

Knowledge Identify what can be included in a published catalog. A published catalog is one that is created in the administrative organisation with all the required components and  vApp templates published to all other organisations in the vCloud environment. Good … Continue reading

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VCAP-CID Objective 1.3 – Determine Capacity Requirements for a Conceptual Design

  Skills and Abilities Determine how storage and network topologies affect capacity requirements for a vCloud conceptual design. This in my opinion can be taken in a few ways so I welcome any feedback on if you think I have … Continue reading

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VMworld US Day 1

Now that the dust has started to settle on day 1 of VMworld US 2013 let’s have a look at what was announced, what seems to have been missed from the keynote that I felt are a few major improvements/fixes … Continue reading

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VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Beta Impressions

Almost two months ago I was selected as one of the very fortunate few VMware vExperts to participate in the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service beta. If you’ve not heard of vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS) or not entirely sure what it … Continue reading

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VCAP-CID Objective 1.2 – Identify and Categorize Business Requirements

Knowledge  Identify discovery questions for a conceptual design (number of users, number of VMs, capacity, etc.) These questions are ones you are going to ask during the design workshop for the design/project. For the workshop you need to make sure … Continue reading

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VCP5-IaaS Exam Experience

This morning I sat the VCP5-IaaS exam and am very pleased to say I passed it and with a pretty good score too! I decided to do the exam as I have been busy with a number of vCloud engagements … Continue reading

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January 2012 London VMware User Group

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to not only attend the London VMware user Group but actually present. The day started pretty early and due to traffic I arrived half an hour late to the welcome and introduction from Alaric Davies … Continue reading

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London VMUG

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend the London VMware User Group (VMUG). I’ve been unable to attend the past few due to work commitments but yesterdays theme of “Your Journey to the Cloud” couldn’t have come at a better … Continue reading

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All Things Virtual 20

  There have been some brilliant blog postings since my last All Things Virtual,the release of some great news for android phones and a book written by two of the top VMware professionals in the world. If this is the … Continue reading

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All Things Virtual 19

Since my last All Things Virtual there has been a massive amount of news coming out of the virtualisation arena. One of the main sources of these were due to VMworld Europe happening from the 11th to the 14th of … Continue reading

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