Tag Archives: VCDX

VCDX Part 5 – Planning Pre-and Post Submission

By | November 29, 2017

Planning – Pre-and Post Submission Below are few tips around strategy and planning from my preparation. There are many effective ways to tackle any problem or project, however being organised, knowing how to prioritise and forming a strong plan of action, is vital in this process. Work the Plan With the countdown to the submission deadline (1 month… Read More »

VCDX Part 4 – Staying Focused & Motivated

By | October 31, 2017

Staying Focused \ Motivated I’ve somewhat delayed this post as I wasn’t sure whether being motivated or focused should come into question, however I’ve see a few Tweets around this subject and how other peeps have driven themselves to a goal such as VCDX using various techniques. This post is slightly different from most of the usual VCDX… Read More »

VCDX Part 3 – Risk Management

By | October 31, 2017

Risk Management Risks analysis is a critical aspect of any project, but as you walk through the VCDX journey you shouldn’t be surprised to see risk analysis more in-depth and thorough than a handful of risks defined in a basic table, to a complete list populated from almost every design decision, presented within a comprehensive table. After all,… Read More »

VCDX Part 2 – Building your Design

By | October 31, 2017

Building your Design How do you start? There is plenty of advice available already on selecting a design and what makes a good design, but essentially a real-world design with customer inputs for requirements and justification, will help tremendously in being successful. In terms of putting a design together, the architecture document, I had a few challenges and… Read More »

VCDX Part 1 – Where do I Start?

By | October 27, 2017

This VCDX Nuggets series will serve as my opportunity to giveback to the online VMware community that helped me to achieve the VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX).  There are numerous active members of the community that can be found via Google or social media such as Twitter, that have provided different resources over time around the VCDX certification. … Read More »

VMworld 2015 – SDDC5027 – VCDX Unwrapped

By | December 9, 2015

DNA of a VCDX candidate Real-world experience in design, architecting, presenting & implementing solutions Does not ask what needs to be done, they actively seek out solutions when problems present themselves Traits Self-motivated and driven Applies critical thinking Particular customer environment may not fit best practice Organised and methodical Good designs and documentation.  If customer is paying for… Read More »