VMware today introduces three new exams after putting in all its efforts to improve its Certification program! It’s quite a remarkable event! On August 27, 2016, there are two VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 Exams, and one VMware Certified Associate 6 Examination. You can choose any of the exams to become a VMware Certified Associate 6 Exam.
It would not be an exaggeration for you to say that your proficiency level grows every time you earn a new VMware certification. However, these three exams are different from each other. We will be looking at the details of each.
Two VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 Certification Exams
VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 Data Center Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6 – DCV Deployment) (exam number 3V0-623)
This exam tests your knowledge and skills necessary to implement a vSphere 6.x solution. It includes deployment, administration optimization, and troubleshooting. It lasts 190 minutes and contains 27 questions. You can find a more detailed exam description here.
VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6–NV Deployment) (with exam number #3V0-643)
Candidates who attempt to pass this exam will find it difficult. This exam covers all aspects of VMware NSX 6.2 implementation, including administration, optimization, troubleshooting, deployment, optimization, and administration. The exam lasts 190 minutes in total. It has 23 questions. Details are available here.
These exams can be scheduled at PearsonVue testing centers. They will also be available at 50% off at the onsite Certification Exam Centre at VMworld 2016.
One VMware Certified Associate 6 Exam
VMware Certified Associate 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCA6DCV) exam number 1V0-621
This exam will assess your ability to identify technical requirements for managing VMware vSphere 6. It will also test your ability to align them with technical products and solutions that meet these requirements. It takes approximately 75 minutes, and there are 50 questions.
The 1V0-601 exam will be canceled on September 30, 2016. A new exam number 1V0-621 will have additional objectives that focus on technical knowledge about the products. You can view the objectives on the website and see that more technical ones have been added. There are also training resources such as Hands-On Labs that will give you additional exposure.
Which of the three exams would you choose? We welcome your comments!