Tag: VCDX

The New High Bar: Nutanix NPX Certification

Today Nutanix is proud to announce their Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) certification. You can read the official press release here. The goal of this certification is to become the most rigorous technical computing qualification in the IT industry. That's saying a lot, given other live performance based certifications that people are going...

PEX 2015 VCDX Mock Defense Room

For the past several VMware VCDX defenses Nutanix has been excited to sponsor a mock defense hotel room for the candidates to practice their art. I know when I was going through the defense program having the Nutanix sponsored room in San Francisco at PEX 2014 was a truly invaluable experience...

Sample VCDX-DCV Architecture Outline

This post covers my approach to writing my VCDX-DCV Architecture Guide. I've been debating in my mind for a while whether I should write this post or not. I hesitated for a few reasons. First, I'm just a regular guy that happened to jump through the VCDX hoops and have no "insider"...

VMworld 2014: SDDC VCDX Panel

Session: INF1736 Jon Kohler (Nutanix), Josh Odgers (Nutanix), Matt Cowger (EMC), Scott Lowe (VMware), Jason Nash (Varrow) This was a very lively session with a panel of five VCDXs from  a variety of companies. I was taking real time notes, so I didn't capture all of comments and some of...

Aspiring VCDX Study Guide Link-O-Rama

With all of the recent newly minted VCDXs I thought I would start compiling a list of resources for those aspiring to become a VMware VCDX. This will be a living page, which hopefully will have links added as people make me aware of new content on the web. There's always...

VCP5 to VMware VCDX #125 in 180 Days Pt. 1

This is Part 1 of my tale of the last 180 days of my life, my adventure from VCP5 to becoming ...drum roll... VMware VCDX #125. Yes, I successfully defended my design at VMware PEX 2014 in San Francisco this past week, which was for VCDX5-Datacenter Virtualization (DCV)! It was a fun, educational, and...

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