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And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is…
First I would like to thank everyone for participating. When I got the idea to run the contest I anticipated <10 people entering, but my expectation has been greatly exceeded. Secondly, I would like to give a big THANK YOU to David Davis (blog / twitter) and the wonderful people at Trainsignal for sponsoring part of the giveaway. The qual [...]

VCAP5-DCA–Objective 3.3 –...

VCAP5-DCA–Objective 3.3 – Implement and Maintain Complex DRS Solutions
For this objective I used the following documents: VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive by Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 3.3– Implement and Maintain Complex DRS Solutions Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Explain DRS / storage DRS affinity and anti- [...]

VCAP5-DCA-Objective 3.2–Optimiz...

VCAP5-DCA-Objective 3.2–Optimize Virtual Machine Resources
For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 3.2 – Optimize Virtual Machine Resources Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Compare and contrast virtual and physical hardware resources At its most basic form, virtual resources allow you to overcommit your vir [...]

The ValCo Labs VCP5 Prep Kit Giveaway

The ValCo Labs VCP5 Prep Kit Giveaway
  Welcome to the first ever ValCo Labs giveaway event! Since this is my contest/giveaway cherry, I don’t want to go too CRAZY because any subsequent contests/giveaways have the potential for being subpar, and nobody wants that! How to Enter: Leave a comment in the comments section and include the following: If you could change one thing [...]

VCAP5-DCA-Objective 3.1–Tune an...

VCAP5-DCA-Objective 3.1–Tune and Optimize vSphere Performance
For this objective I used the following documents: Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.0 vSphere Resource Management Guide Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 3.1 – Tune and Optimize vSphere Performance Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify appropriate BIOS and firmware setting re [...]

VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.2-Deploy and Te...

VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.2-Deploy and Test VMware FT
For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 4.2 – Deploy and Test VMware FT Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify VMware FT Hardware Requirements There are some pretty strict hardware requirements when it comes to VMware Fault Tolerance (FT). Only c [...]

VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.1–Impleme...

VCAP5-DCA Objective 4.1–Implement and Maintain Complex VMware HA Solutions
For this objective I used the following documents: VMware vSphere 5 Clustering Technical Deepdive by Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 4.1 – Implement and Maintain Complex VMware HA Solutions Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify the three admission control [...]

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.3 – Confi...

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plug-ins
For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plugin-ins Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Explain the Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) layout The Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) is a framew [...]

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.2 – Manag...

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment
For this objective I used the following documents: Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.2 – Manage Storage Capacity in a vSphere Environment Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify storage provisioning methods There are two types of storage that can be provisioned through vSphere; block stor [...]

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.1 – Imple...

VCAP5-DCA Objective 1.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Storage Solutions
For this objective I used the following documents: Best Practices for NFS on vSphere White Paper Documents listed in the Tools section Objective 1.1 – Implement and Manage Complex Storage Solutions Knowledge **ITEMS IN BOLD ARE TOPICS PULLED FROM THE BLUEPRINT** Identify RAID Levels If you are looking at this blueprint and contemplating t [...]
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