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My VCAP5-DCA Experience

For the TLDR crowd:

  • If you’re a real admin and love virtualization, take the test – you’ll have an insane amount of fun!
  • Is it a difficult test?  In the words of my friend Gopi, “It’s easy if you know everything.”  Couldn’t have said it better myself.
  • Accept the fact you’ll not have enough time to finish and embrace the work.
  • If you have a chance to use the VMware Test Track, DO IT!
  • Get that piece of paper!
  • Oh, and Joshua Andrews is really a nice guy.

Preface / the story to begin the journey

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I love going to VMUGs – they’re a great way to hear some product developments, see some tech in the expo, and meet new people.  When my colleague Gopi and I went to the #IndyVMUG last year, we figured it would be much of the same… and we weren’t disappointed.  They threw one heck of a VMUG indeed – good food, awesome presenters, and a very professional atmosphere.  We moved from session to session and then I saw a sign in the hallway:  “Test Track.”

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