vSphere 5 Books & Training Resources

I've been asked several times recently to recommend training resources for VMware, so I thought I might write my responses up in a blog post to help out folks in the community who are looking for the best resources to gain VMware knowledge, prepare for their VCP and other certifications, and continue on their journey to becoming a virtualization rockstar. I've picked up a bunch of certifications over the past 10 years.  For me, certification is not the means to an end, but the end of some long, intensive studying and lab work, then doing some deep dive studying and doing.  By the time I get … [Read more...]

VMworld Content Catalog Released

The VMworld 2009 Content Catalog was released on Friday night according to a post on the VMworld.com blog.  I have only started to browse the many breakout sessions, instructor-led labs, self-paced labs, and panel sessions that are currently planned for VMworld 2009.  A quick glance shows a wide variety of content for all technical levels across many tracks, including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Desktop Virtualization, Enterprise Applications, Technology and Architecture, Virtualization 101 and Virtualization Management.  It also appears that the catalog includes a nice mix of … [Read more...]