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VCAP-CID Objective 1.5 – Determine Security and Compliance Requirements for a Conceptual Design

Knowledge Identify relevant industry security standards. For security standards there are a few and for these they are normally for government,finance,military and telecommunications. There are a few standards each of these keep to and they largely overlap into the next … Continue reading

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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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