This is part 8 of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers storage enahncements in vSphere 6.0 including the NFS 4.1 and Virtual Volumes. After this section you should be able to configure NFS 4.1 based datastores and Virtual Volumes with Storage Policies.
This is part 7 of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers network enahncements in vSphere 6.0 including Network I/O Control Version 3 and Multiple TCP/IP Stacks. After this section you should be able to understand and configure networks in vSphere 6.0.
- Network I/O Control Version 3
- Upgrade Network I/O Control to Version 3
- Bandwidth Allocation for System Traffic
- Bandwidth Allocation for Virtual Machine Traffic
- IPv6 in vSphere 6
- Multiple TCP/IP Stacks
This is part 6 of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers availability enhancements in vSphere 6.0. After this section you should be able to describe the new capabilities of vMotion, Fault Tolerance and VMware HA.
- vSphere vMotion Enhancements
- vSphere Fault Tolerance Enhancements
- VMware HA - VM Component Protection
This is the fifth part of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers management and security improvements in vSphere 6.0. After this section you should be able to understand the changes to Single-Sign on, the new Certificate Authority and to differentiate vSphere Clients.
- Single Sign-On authentication process
- vSphere Component Communication
- VMware Certificate Authority
- vSphere License Service
- vSphere Client Comparison
This is the fourth part of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers the hypervisors scalability and management improvements in vSphere 6.0. After this section you should be able to take advantage of the new features like Virtual Hardware 11, vNUMA and the flexible lockdown modes.
- vSphere 6 Scalability and Performance
- Virtual Hardware 11
- vNUMA-aware Memory Hot-Add
- Flexible Lockdown Modes
- Local Disk Management
This is the third part of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers the installation and upgrade process of vSphere 6.0. After this section you should be able to determine the different VMware PSC deployment models, identify system requirements and perform an upgrade or fresh installation of vSphere 6.0.
- How vSphere 6.0 differs from vSphere 5.5
- Platform Services Controller
- Upgrade Process
- System Requirements
- Installation and Upgrade Walkthrough
This is the second part of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers the basics on how to prepare for VMware exams. VMware exams questions are typically very real world related. To pass the exam you have to prove that you actually work with VMware products.
- Get hands on experience - Build a Lab
- Hosted Labs
- VMware Documentation
- Classroom Training
- Exam Experiences
This is the first part of the VCP6-DCV Delta Study Guide. It covers the topics that should help you to pass the 2V0-621D exam. The exam is made for Administrators that are already VCP5-DCV certified and want to upgrade their certification to vSphere 6.0.
The post provides a summary of the new features that are introduced in vSphere 6.0. All topics will be covered in more detail later.
- ESXi 6.0 Enhancements
- Virtual Machine Enhancements
- NVIDIA GRID Support
- vCenter Server Enhancements
- vMotion Enhancements
- Fault Tolerance Enhancements
- Multisite Content Library
- Virtual Volumes
- vSphere Data Protection Enhancements
- vSphere Networking Enhancements
VMwares exams for their latest VMware Certified Professional 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DVC) certification are available in 2 weeks. If you are already certified, VMware makes it easier to upgrade to the latest version. Without any further requirements, you can register for the VCP6 Delta Exam. Please remember that VCP-level certifications will expire after 2 years.
First available appointment for both exams is August 30, 2015.
VMware changed the certification policy and decided that VCP-level certifications will now expire after 2 years. The deadline for first certificates to expire is March 10, 2015. For those that have not recertified yet:
VMware supports you on your recertification process and offers a Delta Recertification Exam with great advantages:
- No course requirements
- Exam available online
- Far less expensive (EUR 90,-)
- 65 question exam with 75 minutes time limit