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Hillary: Alright, so hi everyone and welcome to today's webinar titled tips for passing the vmware V sphere exam my name is Hillary and I will be your MC for this webinar Thank you so much for joining the conversation.
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Hillary: Before we get started let's cover some webinars functionalities first during the webinar everyone's microphones will be muted.
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Hillary: But we do want this to be an open discussion, so please, if you have any questions feel free to put them in the Q amp a box or chat window below your screen.
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Hillary: And today's webinar is being recorded and accompany will be sent it to all registrants by the end of the week.
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Hillary: joining us today as panelists we have our very own Ken willard and Paul Jensen can will, it is a senior instructor at exit certified.
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Hillary: Before joining the company in 2017 Ken worked in various tiers of the IT industry, including end customer channel prior distribution and manufacturing.
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Hillary: his expertise covers the handling of projects from startup phase to the mapping of business requirements and technical architectural plans.
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Hillary: ken's credentials include certifications from aws new tonics vmware and idle Paul john cena began his career.
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Hillary: More than 20 years ago and has been a vmware trainer with exit certified since 2008.
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Hillary: He began his it career providing helped us system support later worked as an IT trainer for a call Center and then as an IT consultant he provides training for vm on eugenics and beam.
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Hillary: Please, if you have any questions on our vmware training course with exit certified please feel free to ask those questions in the Q amp a chat with That said, please can I Paul take it away.
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Paul Jensen: didn't want to change on.
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Paul Jensen: morning everybody.
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Paul Jensen: My name is Paul Johnson is Hillary said.
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Ken Willard: Good morning i'm Kim willard.
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Paul Jensen: we'll go ahead and get get started this morning.
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Paul Jensen: So we first want to point out where you know, obviously we're going to be starting with tips about taking the exam.
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Paul Jensen: Again, this is not a here's the questions for the exam if you came here expecting that.
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Paul Jensen: you're not going to get it.
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Ken Willard: Like me, the wrong audience here.
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Paul Jensen: Just a little bit.
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Paul Jensen: We didn't want to start pulling out where you should where you should start, and that is, with the exam guide.
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Paul Jensen: So, being one provides this to everyone, all and sundry they should be your first location to check.
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Paul Jensen: So, and we will be providing the links.
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Paul Jensen: For all of this going forward I believe in a blog through a blog post and that correct.
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Ken Willard: Right so that's one thing, as we talked through this today don't feel like you've got to capture everything we talked about, as we go through.
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Ken Willard: Not only like Hillary said as a recording going to be available at a by the end of the week there's also going to be a blog post and right out of that post.
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Ken Willard: we're going to have all of the sites and references that we provide here and they'll just be easy direct links so don't feel like you have to capture all these as we go through today.
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Paul Jensen: Thank you, so if you did follow that link.
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Paul Jensen: This is where it would take you to now I do want to point something out that we have found like recently I know Jen came across this where we ended up coming to this particular site, it is that out on vmware is page and you'll see this nice little download exam guide link.
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Paul Jensen: Evidently, not all browsers are showing this link.
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Paul Jensen: We come to find out sometimes different versions of different browsers may be blocking the link or not showing up properly So if you do follow this and you don't see it.
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Paul Jensen: You might want to try another browser.
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Paul Jensen: Did you have something.
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Ken Willard: That what I was just gonna say we're also going to so probably gonna are you going to click through to that and.
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Paul Jensen: Maybe epic that yeah.
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Ken Willard: And so, this exam guide the direct link to this PDF will be one of those resources that we include in the blog post So even if you have to have a browser that's not rendering that page quite right.
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Ken Willard: you'll also have as part of the follow up to this session, the direct link to the exam blueprint.
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Paul Jensen: For the example grid gives you an idea of everything that the exam has, as far as what the requirements are for passing which, like many certifications now is no longer a percentage, it is a general score I believe it is on a one to 500 scale.
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Paul Jensen: But you do need a passing score of 304 what that means.
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Ken Willard: Well, and you know, one of the things that again vmware like a lot of it certification programs are doing today, the reason they don't say it's a percent the reason they are going to a specific scored if number.
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Ken Willard: And you've all seen these if you've taken an exam in the last few years there'll be a question that asks a question a list six options and you're instructed to pick two or three out of those well that question then becomes worth two or three points, depending on.
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Ken Willard: The number of correct responses required right so that's kind of why they've got away from that.
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Ken Willard: percentage based model and they're just go with a direct scoring model.
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Paul Jensen: And it's a little hard to do a percentage, especially when many of those.
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Paul Jensen: are considered a either all or nothing.
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Paul Jensen: yep question so that question becomes weighted heavily more heavily.
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Paul Jensen: But you are required to get all parts of it, so you know it would really kind of stink if you had to.
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Paul Jensen: get it, that it was Wade you know just a little bit as far as you know, one the same amount is you know what does vmware call its solution for virtualization which, hopefully, you all would say something along the lines of these fair.
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Paul Jensen: We hope.
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Paul Jensen: But it also goes over the various exam sections experience expectations we're going to talk a little bit about this, the various objectives and all the way at the bottom.
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Paul Jensen: references and even a few sample questions.
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Paul Jensen: So anything else on this before we move along, you can.
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Ken Willard: Now I would say just to reiterate what we talked about this very first, because it is the primary resource for everybody, it is literally the roadmap or the blueprint for how to prep for the exam.
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Paul Jensen: Alright, so next we'll talk a little bit about training and certification paths so.
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Paul Jensen: i'll let you do this, one can.
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Ken Willard: Fair enough i'm happy to have this part of the conversation.
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Ken Willard: We often get asked, or we have the sales team will will float emails over us to say hey what class should I take to get ready for the exam.
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Ken Willard: But the answer is, there is no answer to that question vmware again like.
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Ken Willard: Every vendor that I work with at least when you look at how vmware and aws mechanics and they all treat it, they will tell you they don't write exam prep courses, and that is not the intent of the material when you will when Paul said we're going to come back to the exam blueprint.
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Ken Willard: They clearly defined the minimum qualified candidate and it talks about needing a certain amount of hands on time.
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Ken Willard: Depending on how somebody comes into one of our classes if they've been working with the product for a while and they're kind of treating the classes, the next step.
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Ken Willard: And I say Okay, maybe a couple of three weeks of some additional reading and prep time you'll be fine if somebody is taking the class.
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Ken Willard: that's their first exposure to the sphere.
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Ken Willard: I tell them you're probably four to six months out for really being comfortable and being prepared to take that exam right there is no single class, that is, take the class pass the exam that's just not what vmware does nor frankly do any of the vendors that i'm aware of today.
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Paul Jensen: So, and I again, I think that also comes back to the whole point of thing one you to have a meaningful certification, if you can go through take a class and get a certification.
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Paul Jensen: Do you really understand the products, you know, probably not maybe as much as we as instructors would love to think that we can make you.
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Paul Jensen: Experts in a week.
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Ken Willard: yeah.
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Paul Jensen: that's a little little high expectation on our part to say yeah we can do that in oil not going to happen.
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Ken Willard: Pretty stable.
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Paul Jensen: So they want you to have a meaningful certification.
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Paul Jensen: Simply sitting through a class is just not enough for them to feel comfortable that you really do have the.
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Paul Jensen: know how and abilities that they want a certified professional Daf so.
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Paul Jensen: Again, I think that.
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Paul Jensen: You know we all, hopefully, we all agree on that concept.
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Ken Willard: Paul quick question in the Q amp a.
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Ken Willard: And so, Hillary i'm going to grab that one and do it live it says, well, they give a free voucher.
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Ken Willard: For the exam as part of taking one of these classes and the answer is, like most good previous it consultants, I will tell you it depends.
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Ken Willard: Right, that is the number one consulting answer when a client asked the question, the reason I say depends is because there are occasionally promotions usually only once a quarter.
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Ken Willard: But you know our if let's say your organization does a private class through exit certified.
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Ken Willard: Sometimes your training team will specify that the vouchers are going to be part of the private training event, so my more specific answer is.
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Ken Willard: Usually the answer to that is no, there are a few rare exceptions where you might see a voucher with a given class depending on the scenario generally not.
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Paul Jensen: Yes, yes, and also for the most part, as an instructor because I have been asked this during the class, we will have people sitting in a class maybe from various.
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Paul Jensen: sources, they will have either signed up directly online they might have been put in there from vmware.
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Paul Jensen: My answer to them is you need to go back to where you purchase the class through and ask because i'm rarely told that, unless it is a.
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Paul Jensen: You know purchased correct class here's about sure.
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Ken Willard: yeah absolutely.
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Paul Jensen: As an instructor most of the time.
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Paul Jensen: I have to refer you back to where you purchased it through to check for that.
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Ken Willard: So, having done the big pitch that no single class will do the job by itself for exam prep there are, however, definitely some classes that are prerequisites it depending on kind of where you are in your learning path you do have to take a class as a general rule.
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Ken Willard: Right, and so there are we've got several options here, and so this assumes that you have no current vmware bcp certifications one of these is going to be a requirement.
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Ken Willard: And you'll notice the, the first to classify there by vmware as preferred.
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Ken Willard: Paul correct me if you feel differently about this, but I would consider the install configure and manage to be vmware is fundamental course if you are relatively new to the product.
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Ken Willard: that's probably the right entry for you into the training track if you've been working with vc or for a year, maybe longer you might want to seriously look at the optimize and scale, it might be a better fit.
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Ken Willard: Those two classes and I.
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Ken Willard: My opinion is the reason that they're the preferred, they are both pace at a pretty relatively comfortable five days.
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Ken Willard: you're not.
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Ken Willard: kind of the old adage of of trying to drink from a fire hose with either of those two classes and I feel like unless you are extremely advanced when you get into a maybe the troubleshooting but certainly.
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Ken Willard: Any of the fast track architectures that is an incredible amount of information to try to digest in five days and it's usually, especially if you don't come in with kind of some solid footing there, maybe that's the best way to get exposed to the material.
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Paul Jensen: yeah I wouldn't 100% agree a couple of other points with that I know, in the past, now vmware has changed their exam.
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Paul Jensen: methodology again back to a single exam.
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Paul Jensen: Were with the five, and so did they think they changed it coming into the six back to a single exam or no with the six it was two exams still, then they move to I think six five is where they may have to.
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Ken Willard: think so.
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Paul Jensen: And at that point, the install configure manage.
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Paul Jensen: Was mapped to the blueprint not letting gave all the information, but they actually did use the exam blueprint to help determine what was going to be in the install configure managed for the first year exam and the optimize and scale was for this second tier exam the actual de CV.
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Paul Jensen: Now that they're all together if you really want to get down to it, that blueprint now spans both of these courses, although i'm not i'll be honest.
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Paul Jensen: I haven't talked to the exam developers that they're still doing or the development Jane if they're even still trying to do that because, again, as we said earlier, being where has never said.
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Paul Jensen: You said this course, and you can pass this exam all they did was trying to make sure that we at least teach touch on a point in the blueprint in a given course.
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Paul Jensen: And that was what they were their own my goal was, I would also agree with Ken on the fast tracks, the fast tracks are usually classes that were designed for two classes put together that were originally designed to as five day courses.
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Paul Jensen: And they're done in five days usually extended hours, but still to five day courses into a single five day session, it is a lot of material to try to assimilate and even people that are experienced with vmware.
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Paul Jensen: will have that slightly glassy eyed look at the end of the day, it can be those cases.
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Ken Willard: I will tell you I didn't have anybody advising me when I started this path and I took the fast track that was my introduction.
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Ken Willard: I literally have no idea what the instructor talking about from Thursday lunch on Thursday afternoon or Friday, or just this fog because it's just too much to absorb at least, it was, in my opinion.
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Paul Jensen: yeah I mean you know we do the best we can, but again they are challenging courses, so if you need to take them in that method for whatever reason be prepared for.
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Paul Jensen: The experience there's not much slowing down as an instructor you can do to cover that amount of material, so if you're a student, if you have students that are lagging behind, we do our best, but.
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Ken Willard: That that is definitely the drinking from a fire hose analogy.
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Ken Willard: So far as the volume of material mm hmm.
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Paul Jensen: So now oh go ahead.
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Ken Willard: I was just gonna say the other interesting thing as well, no single class is intended to prepare you for the exam if you're sitting in a very unique position, a single class will grant you the next certification.
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Ken Willard: Has feature yeah this is this is really new right, but for those of you that did take the exam last year.
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Ken Willard: But you're in a situation where maybe you've got a recurring training budget you've got X number of hours of training that you are committed to achieve every year for your metrics internally.
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Ken Willard: This is where we start looking at some of these advanced courses to be helpful, so if you just took your certification last year and pass that in 2021 you can take any of the courses listed on this page and you will automatically be granted the.
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Ken Willard: version of the certification and you'd have to take another exam.
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Ken Willard: So that eliminates that.
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Ken Willard: One extra step and I don't know about you, I think exams usually i've got a couple of years that are due for renewal, since I train across programs.
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Ken Willard: And it's still probably the least fun part of my job, even as a technical instructor I test really poorly I walk into that room and it's not comfortable right and so even I as someone who has to do it, two or three times a year.
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Ken Willard: I don't like taking exams and i'm guessing most of you, maybe don't either, so this is a way to re up your certification without needing the exam component, but you got to be in that rare group that just certified last year.
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Paul Jensen: And you can and the interesting thing is, you can keep doing that, again as Ken said if you've got a recurring training budget.
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Paul Jensen: For in perhaps you take optimizing scale, the next year and then really neat class the troubleshooting glass where you do perform break fix the labs are broke fix.
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Paul Jensen: Some very neat taper additional course where that you can go through.
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Paul Jensen: To keep your certification at the latest and greatest I do get and as a little side note that's a great question I just saw that over in the chat because I just.
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Paul Jensen: Thank you sure about steam that does the CP as bcp certification expire every year it technically never expires anymore vmware no longer expire church certifications, however.
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Paul Jensen: There are also not related to a specific version, so if, for instance, for instance, six get when six seven came out seven overlapped.
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Paul Jensen: There was a period of time, both those certifications exact certification exams were available in the same year, so people who took the success of that year were I think they were what 2020.
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Paul Jensen: would be the 2020 exam, but if you took a seven day saying here you're also a bcp 2020 there was no difference in your certification, it was the year now the exam was different, but the years the way it's looked at, so the way vmware looks at this is.
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Paul Jensen: You know, really from a.
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Paul Jensen: You know it professional point of view, how long do you want your certification to be stagnant, if you will.
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Paul Jensen: You know, when you go out and apply to that next job, do you want it to say i'm 2020 and 2026 you know, probably not so can we do something.
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Ken Willard: The only exception, I was going to put on that is I don't know who your employer is, but if you work for anyone that is part of the vmware channel partner community.
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Ken Willard: Again pulse point technically your exam your certification never expires, but if you work for a channel partner, a you are using that certification, as part of your partner status conditions, you have three new them every two years to keep your partner status so.
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Ken Willard: If you are an end user, looking at that certification it never expires, and you don't really have to think about it, other than to paul's point how stag at do you want it to appear on your resume.
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Ken Willard: Here, with a channel partner you're still going to have a two year renewal expectation from vmware as being a channel partner expert.
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Paul Jensen: And one other point.
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Paul Jensen: The email you wouldn't be able to take that So the answer the question, there was the question at.
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Paul Jensen: If yours is effectively a 2019 certification, I do not believe that will qualify you for a course now what you can do, and this is something you'll have to check with the vmware because I don't know exactly where you're at.
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Paul Jensen: And the other benefit to that every other year vmware does not require a course reset if it's within the past I believe two years, so that every other year if you wanted to go if you did a 2020 you could just take the certification exam for 2022 and attain it.
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Paul Jensen: Without taking a course I would have to look and also on vmware page maybe during one of the times that i'm not necessarily talking as much I can pull that up and pull.
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Paul Jensen: and check for you on that, six, seven or we can get back to you on that one Ricardo, I will have to look at vmware page, to see if that one counts.
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Paul Jensen: So.
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Paul Jensen: Anything else that you have.
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Ken Willard: No, I think we can kind of start digging into some of the specifics here.
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Paul Jensen: All right, so i'm gonna let you start with this one, and then i'll chime in and i'm going to also.
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Paul Jensen: Take a look at that preface me because you're talking to.
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Ken Willard: Perfect so we already brought up the exam guide and look to that just a little bit right at the top of the conversation, and one of the things that we said we're going to come back to is the fact that.
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Ken Willard: It outlines all the structure, all the various sections that are sort of fair game for questions right, what can we expect to include and Paul pointed out that there are sample questions at the bottom folks I will tell you it just so happens.
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Ken Willard: This was one of my ones that was in renewal cycle last year, and so I have just taken the bcp certification exam within well i'm pushing right out of here now.
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Ken Willard: And one of the things I looked at where those 10 sample questions.
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Ken Willard: folks I will tell you have the 10 I saw seven of those phrased almost exactly word for word the same so those 10 sample questions are really worthwhile they're going to give you.
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Ken Willard: A good sense of what you can expect from hop questions or phrase, and the kinds of things they're going to expect you to be able to pull it together.
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Ken Willard: But we've also sort of continuously said, no single class right you've you've got to have some hands on you've got to do some self study So how do you know where to put that focus for the self study piece.
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Ken Willard: Paul if you click ahead.
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Ken Willard: When you look at the different sections that they say are fair game on this specific exam.
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Ken Willard: One of the things that's kind of unique did you look down through this and there are part of me.
00:26:03.240 --> 00:26:07.830
Ken Willard: sections three and section six that there are no objectives.
00:26:10.200 --> 00:26:16.740
Ken Willard: And you look at okay if we're not going to test on that, why do they bother to listed in the exam guide.
00:26:17.940 --> 00:26:30.480
Ken Willard: Well, if you look at both the vc P, certification and the vc AAP the advanced certification, the section structures are the same.
00:26:32.190 --> 00:26:39.870
Ken Willard: So they've used a common template right, it is all the material that they consider relevant to V sphere between the two exams.
00:26:40.710 --> 00:26:56.550
Ken Willard: But for the bcp there are some things that they've said, are only applicable to the more advanced exam and if you go look at the advanced exam there are some sections which have no objectives, because they expect you to have already passed those and the bcp exam.
00:26:58.050 --> 00:27:06.360
Ken Willard: So that means that the seven sections you've really got five places you've got to put some emphasis right and start looking and then of those five.
00:27:07.290 --> 00:27:29.280
Ken Willard: We pulled it together for you here, I wonder, each section, there are a listing of specific objectives, well, we kind of highlighted the three big hitters here architecture and technology understanding the breadth of not just the sphere, but its place in the overall vmware ecosystem.
00:27:30.780 --> 00:27:40.140
Ken Willard: installation configuring and setup Okay, for you know something that one of the qualifying classes, is the install configure and manage.
00:27:40.830 --> 00:27:48.510
Ken Willard: Okay kind of makes sense that there's probably a lot of emphasis on installation configuration setup it's the heaviest 116 objectives in that section.
00:27:49.470 --> 00:27:58.530
Ken Willard: And then sort of the day to day care and feeding of your V sphere environment in those administrative and operational tasks 12 objectives there.
00:27:59.670 --> 00:28:08.820
Ken Willard: So you can kind of start to get a sense of where vmware puts the emphasis for this particular exam and where you want to be putting some digging on.
00:28:10.020 --> 00:28:11.490
Ken Willard: What you're going to be reading right.
00:28:13.650 --> 00:28:13.950
00:28:18.360 --> 00:28:18.810
Paul Jensen: perfect.
00:28:20.100 --> 00:28:23.100
Paul Jensen: can't think of anything else dad he's there.
00:28:23.640 --> 00:28:24.210
Ken Willard: There yeah.
00:28:24.420 --> 00:28:33.330
Paul Jensen: let's break this down even further in that exam guide so where it shows those 11 objectives it tells you what 11 objectives, those are.
00:28:34.380 --> 00:28:37.410
Paul Jensen: So you are, it is very, very clear.
00:28:38.430 --> 00:28:39.540
Paul Jensen: In what they expect.
00:28:42.990 --> 00:28:43.890
Paul Jensen: And, of course.
00:28:44.910 --> 00:28:45.480
Paul Jensen: There we go.
00:28:46.590 --> 00:28:50.220
Paul Jensen: So I will answer the other question really quick.
00:28:52.890 --> 00:29:10.350
Paul Jensen: Unless it's something that will i'll ask gets added into our links as well, there is a page close this is the overall sort of occasion details, this is not the exam it's the page prior to that if you are preaching down that if you did have a.
00:29:12.780 --> 00:29:20.820
Paul Jensen: It is only required currently so if your shows up as a DC be 2019 or new order you only need to take the exam.
00:29:22.200 --> 00:29:23.940
Ken Willard: very nice I didn't think that was the case.
00:29:24.270 --> 00:29:32.040
Paul Jensen: I thought it was every two years, so I was thinking 2020 was going to be the oldest but no, it is currently 29 thing.
00:29:32.430 --> 00:29:41.190
Paul Jensen: is to make that disappear, so there is the answer to that question anything older than that you will need to set one of those courses.
00:29:42.480 --> 00:29:48.690
Paul Jensen: No matter how good you are, and I have had people be really good have to sit through one of my.
00:29:49.950 --> 00:29:52.170
Paul Jensen: Speakers they have not read certified.
00:29:53.280 --> 00:29:54.450
Ken Willard: Vote for that works.
00:29:54.960 --> 00:29:57.750
Paul Jensen: yeah another bonus you don't have to listen to me.
00:30:01.380 --> 00:30:01.950
Paul Jensen: anyway.
00:30:03.720 --> 00:30:10.410
Paul Jensen: So, as we mentioned earlier part of this is vmware expect should have some hands on.
00:30:11.640 --> 00:30:13.560
Paul Jensen: Now, not everybody gets hands on.
00:30:14.880 --> 00:30:15.480
Paul Jensen: Here you go.
00:30:16.890 --> 00:30:23.220
Paul Jensen: You can you know you don't want to get a hands on in a production environment if you're brand new least most people I know don't.
00:30:25.140 --> 00:30:30.450
Paul Jensen: Most people aren't happy when they're dumped into the deep end like that some people, I know, love that but.
00:30:31.530 --> 00:30:40.530
Paul Jensen: You know, most people would like to not destroy something so we do have a few suggestions to get a little bit of hands on experience yourselves.
00:30:46.470 --> 00:30:57.870
Paul Jensen: And the first of those is one of my favorite things in the world that vmware came out with years ago and it's not remarkably not very well known in the Community.
00:30:59.400 --> 00:31:07.350
Paul Jensen: And vmware has had these, for I don't know how many years now, but i've been talking about these about what four or five easy and more than.
00:31:08.220 --> 00:31:09.240
Ken Willard: I would probably say eight.
00:31:10.290 --> 00:31:13.920
Paul Jensen: or so, and this is the hands on labs.
00:31:15.480 --> 00:31:21.570
Paul Jensen: These are exactly what they say they are hands on labs that you can go out.
00:31:22.800 --> 00:31:24.900
Paul Jensen: I will bring that up.
00:31:26.310 --> 00:31:27.900
Paul Jensen: right here so.
00:31:29.280 --> 00:31:33.150
Paul Jensen: Like try to get a bigger and I didn't wrong thing there we go.
00:31:34.320 --> 00:31:42.660
Paul Jensen: And they are a number of labs there are lightning labs which are designed to be quick 30 minute or less labs to give you a quick.
00:31:43.230 --> 00:31:53.940
Paul Jensen: understanding of the topic there the comprehensive labs to give you a lot more, and then there are the game labs for people who really want to get in there and are a little more experienced.
00:31:54.480 --> 00:32:07.740
Paul Jensen: Sometimes they actually have rewards for these in the past i've actually seen odyssey game labs give people if they were the top scorer a pass to vm world.
00:32:09.540 --> 00:32:15.150
Paul Jensen: Obviously that's been a while, because vm world hasn't been live for a few years but.
00:32:16.620 --> 00:32:18.090
Paul Jensen: You can actually come in.
00:32:20.820 --> 00:32:34.530
Paul Jensen: and explore the labs that we can filter these labs out by any thing you want the neat thing about these labs is the vast majority of them are not.
00:32:36.270 --> 00:32:40.710
Paul Jensen: So if we picked V sphere here, so I can filter out are not.
00:32:43.050 --> 00:32:52.530
Paul Jensen: know my wanting to put this they're not a required follow this this this they're not fully guided thing give you a lab guide.
00:32:53.730 --> 00:32:58.680
Paul Jensen: If you want to do the lab however they're free form.
00:33:00.000 --> 00:33:09.480
Paul Jensen: You can go in and you can do whatever you want within the confines of that lab environment yeah you can't upload anything into it.
00:33:10.800 --> 00:33:12.780
Paul Jensen: We can't really download anything out of it.
00:33:13.830 --> 00:33:27.930
Paul Jensen: But you can certainly go in and choose any number of labs they've got virtualization one one V sphere seven performance security what's the new.
00:33:28.560 --> 00:33:39.180
Paul Jensen: You know this is great, if you are coming back into V sphere and want to see, we want to expose them, you know hey i'm really familiar so for the question of I did the six five exam.
00:33:40.380 --> 00:33:46.470
Paul Jensen: i'd like to see what's in success or when what's in seven that might be one that you want to look at.
00:33:47.820 --> 00:33:47.940
Paul Jensen: I.
00:33:48.630 --> 00:33:54.300
Ken Willard: really like about these is the fact that even if you've taken one of the classes.
00:33:55.200 --> 00:34:07.320
Ken Willard: These labs are unique right, they are not just repeats of things, you will have already seen in one of the structured class, they will give you a completely new opportunity to work at a look at the products as part of your exam prep time.
00:34:08.850 --> 00:34:16.980
Paul Jensen: And these do require login, this is not your vmware login I guess you could say login with your my vmware account.
00:34:19.020 --> 00:34:19.620
Paul Jensen: But.
00:34:24.030 --> 00:34:24.360
Paul Jensen: It ends.
00:34:26.760 --> 00:34:34.260
Paul Jensen: up, it does want me to log in with my beard my accounts, using the other i'm using my old my old block login.
00:34:36.840 --> 00:34:38.880
Paul Jensen: So let me get the right one.
00:34:42.810 --> 00:34:45.240
Paul Jensen: And where is now a single signing.
00:34:48.240 --> 00:34:49.560
Ken Willard: simulators and.com.
00:34:51.750 --> 00:34:56.070
Paul Jensen: I do thank you going to monitor standpoint isn't it.
00:34:57.480 --> 00:35:00.000
Paul Jensen: No they're not liking my password.
00:35:03.390 --> 00:35:04.170
Ken Willard: A live DEMO.
00:35:04.710 --> 00:35:07.800
Paul Jensen: yeah I guess I should log in with my vmware there we go.
00:35:10.470 --> 00:35:15.630
Paul Jensen: I should have logged in at this one they've changed this i'm used to the old site.
00:35:17.430 --> 00:35:21.450
Paul Jensen: do that now, thank you.
00:35:24.570 --> 00:35:25.170
Paul Jensen: There we go.
00:35:28.710 --> 00:35:30.150
Paul Jensen: All right, so.
00:35:32.070 --> 00:35:36.540
Paul Jensen: yeah it's having me recently in because i'm using a new site.
00:35:38.010 --> 00:35:38.460
Paul Jensen: On.
00:35:39.480 --> 00:35:43.890
Paul Jensen: I apologize, I should just go up to the other side, because I know it still works.
00:35:46.980 --> 00:35:55.350
Paul Jensen: But if you go in, let me go talk to this while i'm doing this, the one thing I do want to point out, it starts with an hour and a half of time.
00:35:56.490 --> 00:35:59.280
Paul Jensen: All lab start and giving you buy an hour and a half.
00:36:00.360 --> 00:36:01.080
Paul Jensen: Now.
00:36:02.190 --> 00:36:03.570
Paul Jensen: And yes, you all see where i'm at.
00:36:07.890 --> 00:36:14.190
Paul Jensen: night and that education is weekend stages in other departments.
00:36:18.870 --> 00:36:19.530
Paul Jensen: For sure.
00:36:22.860 --> 00:36:23.430
Paul Jensen: and
00:36:25.080 --> 00:36:28.530
Paul Jensen: But an hour and a half, not a whole lot of time.
00:36:29.580 --> 00:36:37.890
Paul Jensen: In some instances, but this gives you a full ability to upgrade that time.
00:36:40.290 --> 00:36:47.340
Paul Jensen: To up to eight times so as it deploys these it deploys it live, it is a nested environment.
00:36:48.990 --> 00:37:02.490
Paul Jensen: And I can simply click on extend update times, because if you look at this, this is your lab guide if you are already familiar with how to work with it, and if I was following this, this is, you know.
00:37:04.080 --> 00:37:08.340
Paul Jensen: Three and and just over three hours three hours 15 minutes.
00:37:09.870 --> 00:37:11.220
Paul Jensen: For just this guide.
00:37:12.300 --> 00:37:15.060
Paul Jensen: If you're following now.
00:37:16.290 --> 00:37:20.040
Paul Jensen: that's actually an hour I can hit that extend.
00:37:21.720 --> 00:37:22.800
Paul Jensen: eight times.
00:37:25.260 --> 00:37:30.900
Paul Jensen: so effectively i've got a nine hours of free lab time to do whatever I want with this environment.
00:37:32.880 --> 00:37:34.200
Paul Jensen: This is an excellent option.
00:37:35.100 --> 00:37:38.280
Ken Willard: And polly The other thing it's important that when you're talking about the timing on these.
00:37:39.870 --> 00:37:44.940
Ken Willard: There is no ability to save a lab partway through and come back to it so.
00:37:45.060 --> 00:37:51.060
Ken Willard: Yes, you do get interrupted if you get pulled away those types of things you can restart the same lab.
00:37:51.420 --> 00:37:58.650
Ken Willard: Just be aware that you will be starting all the way over at the beginning again and need to progress, your way through to where you had been before so.
00:37:59.550 --> 00:38:09.810
Ken Willard: Especially on a bigger lab like Paul is just demoing you want to make sure that you've got a big block of time, so that you don't wind up getting pulled away midway through, and you have to restart.
00:38:10.620 --> 00:38:23.340
Paul Jensen: Yes, and you might want to check this this particular lab because I did look at this, some of them are broken up to the point where you can do each module separately, some of them do build so.
00:38:23.880 --> 00:38:41.340
Paul Jensen: Again, to ken's point you might need to be aware of where you're at so but it in six you know it's eight hours or sorry nine hours of free lab if you're not following that you can freely do whatever you want in there to truly get a little extra hands on.
00:38:44.220 --> 00:38:44.700
Paul Jensen: So.
00:38:45.810 --> 00:38:49.920
Paul Jensen: We should anything else you'd like to talk about on the hands on labs.
00:38:50.280 --> 00:38:51.570
Ken Willard: No, I think that's good.
00:38:53.700 --> 00:38:54.240
Paul Jensen: So.
00:38:56.430 --> 00:38:58.380
Paul Jensen: i'll turn this over to you, since I started.
00:38:59.370 --> 00:39:00.090
Ken Willard: Fair enough.
00:39:00.570 --> 00:39:11.490
Ken Willard: So if you were fortunate enough that either at work or at home, you have some gear right you've got either if if you've got.
00:39:12.360 --> 00:39:20.430
Ken Willard: Older equipment at work that has been dedicated for lab and development and those kinds of things so that you have the luxury of that kind of resource or.
00:39:21.090 --> 00:39:29.970
Ken Willard: If you've read like I say here, you know, a quick search for vmware home lab will get you lots of resources out there, but.
00:39:30.510 --> 00:39:52.470
Ken Willard: William lamb is in the vmware office of the cto he does a lot with home lab builds on Intel looks on the super micro mini chelsea's lots of options out there for not tons and tons of money to be able to build little two or three node clusters.
00:39:53.490 --> 00:40:11.040
Ken Willard: I know I personally have what's technically a single node environment it's one piece of hardware, but then it runs virtualized three SSI nodes so it's the same as what I would have access to in the hands on lab right it's a virtualized nested environment.
00:40:12.510 --> 00:40:18.930
Ken Willard: And then, if you want okay well that's great, but then, how do I pay for the vmware software license to run on those.
00:40:19.950 --> 00:40:26.220
Ken Willard: The best way to do that is probably through the V mug EVAL experience Program.
00:40:27.450 --> 00:40:37.350
Ken Willard: For $250 a year you get an annual renewable subscription so it's it's $250 every year that you want to do this.
00:40:38.220 --> 00:40:54.090
Ken Willard: But that's pretty workable when you see what you get on the list you get the sphere at the enterprise plus level you get horizon you get nsf you get some access to site recovery manager.
00:40:55.620 --> 00:41:07.320
Ken Willard: They just added some of the carbon black software stack in there, so you get an incredible amount of value for the $250 a year.
00:41:07.710 --> 00:41:18.570
Ken Willard: and actually I don't even see the the carbon black pieces listed and I just saw either a tweet or an announcement on that somewhere, so those types of things are coming.
00:41:19.920 --> 00:41:36.090
Ken Willard: And that way you've got 365 days you can build up your environment and have that as a recurring resource at home at your own luxury and not have to be confined to the running clock in the hands on labs yeah.
00:41:38.310 --> 00:41:48.210
Paul Jensen: yeah I mean it becomes a bit of a pain, if you want to get the full functionality to reinstall everything at every 60 days, which is the vmware free license trial license.
00:41:48.750 --> 00:42:02.910
Paul Jensen: Option there if you really wanted to do that, but for that amount, and if you watch like when I logged in and I opened up this page today a little pop up have heard that said hey do this now, when you get 10% off.
00:42:03.480 --> 00:42:10.530
Paul Jensen: they're constantly putting those up on that V mug page but that's them just keep an eye out.
00:42:11.370 --> 00:42:15.840
Ken Willard: My Twitter account right they'll promote it there, where they're doing discounts as well yeah.
00:42:16.740 --> 00:42:23.130
Paul Jensen: I think if I probably by even simply restarted it probably it might actually go there, but i'm not gonna.
00:42:23.550 --> 00:42:24.690
Ken Willard: wait for it again.
00:42:25.380 --> 00:42:26.040
00:42:27.120 --> 00:42:28.800
Paul Jensen: But yes, it is well worth it.
00:42:29.850 --> 00:42:30.600
Paul Jensen: for that.
00:42:31.650 --> 00:42:32.130
Paul Jensen: So.
00:42:37.680 --> 00:42:50.070
Paul Jensen: So, on top of all of this, there are a lot of things, I know that myself and can share in our classes to help you go beyond because, as we always say I have said all since the beginning of this.
00:42:52.020 --> 00:43:05.580
Paul Jensen: webinar not everything is covered in class So these are some of what we found to be very good and gotten feedback from even former students that have been like these resources and found that helpful in their exam prep.
00:43:07.980 --> 00:43:14.100
Paul Jensen: So this one this Latin second I think that's how you pronounce his last.
00:43:15.330 --> 00:43:15.600
Ken Willard: two.
00:43:16.230 --> 00:43:16.620
00:43:17.790 --> 00:43:25.830
Paul Jensen: has been a V expert for years as points out 11 time he has done his site is a little busy.
00:43:28.140 --> 00:43:38.400
Paul Jensen: As you can see, but he has done this for a number of years he's done the current bcp seven study guide he is partner partner.
00:43:39.990 --> 00:43:49.050
Paul Jensen: With I think it naca bow is how your I believe again, not a product I teach so not as familiar with the pronunciations of some of these things.
00:43:49.380 --> 00:44:13.470
Paul Jensen: But he has partnered with them to create a PDF of this content now if you don't want to go out and do that, and you can scroll down, and he has this in html format so each one of those sections of all of those objectives are in here.
00:44:14.520 --> 00:44:22.170
Paul Jensen: And if you click on any one of those objectives, it takes you to a section talking about it.
00:44:24.900 --> 00:44:30.270
Paul Jensen: So you can either get that PDF or you can go in through here and.
00:44:31.320 --> 00:44:35.070
Paul Jensen: I think he's got the objective for dot nine which he didn't.
00:44:36.960 --> 00:44:53.100
Paul Jensen: Evidently hasn't made yet, but the vast majority of them are covered either through links, you know or, if you want to go through, and you know download that I believe it does require that you sign up.
00:44:54.120 --> 00:45:00.870
Paul Jensen: On naxos site for his PDF so.
00:45:02.280 --> 00:45:05.970
Paul Jensen: But again it's very thorough.
00:45:10.320 --> 00:45:20.940
Paul Jensen: And one of my favorite sites to refer to he does his best to keep that up to date he's done it for 6567 I think I had a successful one from him I think he finally took them down.
00:45:25.290 --> 00:45:26.640
Paul Jensen: For years he's done this.
00:45:27.990 --> 00:45:37.110
Ken Willard: And there are actually several sort of third party, if you will, reference guides like this another one is from one of.
00:45:37.590 --> 00:45:55.320
Ken Willard: The engineers, I want to vmware biggest partners if you're familiar with any of the virtualization aware backup technologies being has surely across your desk at some point, at least from a research perspective and so shane williford over at mean did a similar kind of thing.
00:45:56.640 --> 00:46:06.720
Ken Willard: there's a PDF version of it it's 153 pages right, it is an extensive deep dive into all of those objectives and he.
00:46:07.050 --> 00:46:30.150
Ken Willard: makes reference out to kb articles and dot pages and gives you sort of the meat behind the various exam topics, so if you'd like those deeper dives between Latin site and shane site you get a lot of that and, like we point out here shane's is currently a year out of date technically.
00:46:31.980 --> 00:46:46.830
Ken Willard: But honestly, if you look at the exam priorities between what they had out there last year, what they've got out there, this year for the 2021 verses 2022 exam priorities they're pretty tightly aligned so there's probably still good consistency there.
00:46:48.870 --> 00:46:53.610
Paul Jensen: It is a cool always a pool of questions so those are ever changing.
00:46:55.110 --> 00:47:15.540
Paul Jensen: But that it's still for seven years or more hasn't done anything so, which is also why vmware is official certification guide is the exam version is still to be zero 2122 2220 because well technically.
00:47:16.740 --> 00:47:19.230
Ken Willard: it's the exam itself has not had a REV.
00:47:19.410 --> 00:47:25.140
Ken Willard: Right it's still the only thing that's changed is the numeric assignment on your certification itself.
00:47:25.140 --> 00:47:25.770
00:47:26.790 --> 00:47:27.720
Paul Jensen: So.
00:47:29.430 --> 00:47:31.650
Paul Jensen: yeah, and this is a green guide.
00:47:32.940 --> 00:47:43.110
Paul Jensen: vmware there's actually I believe three gentlemen co wrote this yeah there we go it's right there on the page on the authors john David seen feedback oh and Thomas.
00:47:43.980 --> 00:47:53.100
Paul Jensen: They all have if they're not in current vmware instructors are have been have been vmware instructors I recognize all of those names.
00:47:55.560 --> 00:47:58.410
Paul Jensen: And met actually many of them.
00:48:00.570 --> 00:48:02.520
Paul Jensen: I think up at least two of the three.
00:48:03.570 --> 00:48:15.150
Paul Jensen: But they do a great job creating not only you know documentation for each of the zoom exam talk topics, but practice quizzes which are hard to find.
00:48:16.410 --> 00:48:19.830
Paul Jensen: You know flashcards have a whole array.
00:48:21.180 --> 00:48:35.520
Paul Jensen: of everything in here, so it is there is a fee associated with it, depending on where you purchase it so we're not showing you where you can you can get it from Amazon, you can get it from it's a vmware press book, so you can get it from Pearson.
00:48:36.840 --> 00:48:39.630
Paul Jensen: Anything else on this, I think that's.
00:48:40.650 --> 00:48:41.490
Paul Jensen: All I have on.
00:48:44.670 --> 00:48:54.210
Ken Willard: Of course they're just there are tons of other great Internet based resources, but we kind of pulled together, these are four of the ones that.
00:48:54.720 --> 00:49:06.810
Ken Willard: Paul and our other vmware instructor and I often refer to often make note of in class, and so we probably think we're good to include as supplemental reference for the exam as well.
00:49:14.880 --> 00:49:22.320
Paul Jensen: So next we're going to do some quick general tips exam taking I don't think these are necessarily just for vmware.
00:49:23.340 --> 00:49:27.000
Paul Jensen: Is for most certifications that I deal with.
00:49:27.870 --> 00:49:44.400
Paul Jensen: So there are three types of questions you'll have multiple choice multiple option, and then there will be an occasional question with an exhibit it's still going to end up being a multiple choice multiple option but it's going to have some kind of a exhibit to show you.
00:49:45.570 --> 00:49:47.400
Ken Willard: Often, a network diagram kind of thing.
00:49:47.670 --> 00:49:48.090
00:49:49.170 --> 00:49:55.800
Paul Jensen: So those are the kinds of questions, be very careful on those multiple option ones that you don't just pick one.
00:49:56.610 --> 00:50:08.370
Paul Jensen: It will show is incomplete, at the end so make sure you're watching for that that is one of those cautions i've seen that happen more than once you've done it more than once, but thankfully really caught it.
00:50:10.980 --> 00:50:14.100
Paul Jensen: But to be careful of those.
00:50:15.420 --> 00:50:17.520
Paul Jensen: Anything else on this particular.
00:50:18.630 --> 00:50:20.160
Paul Jensen: nope okay.
00:50:23.340 --> 00:50:41.850
Paul Jensen: So before you get there, determine what you're doing but I used to be and it's not as bad as it used to be vmware had a very short time frame for a large number of questions that's gotten a little more generous but it's still a limited time frame.
00:50:43.050 --> 00:50:56.070
Paul Jensen: What is your exam take style vmware allows you to fully review the exam go in understanding, and so there will be exam questions that you can read quickly.
00:50:57.450 --> 00:51:00.450
Paul Jensen: And answer and you may just have the answer boom boom.
00:51:02.490 --> 00:51:15.330
Paul Jensen: You have questions that are much longer questions that might require the you know a little more thought process or just time to read those exhibit sometimes take a little bit of time to study.
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Paul Jensen: You know, get the questions you know.
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Paul Jensen: And mark the others, because you have that time, the last thing you want to do is get stuck on a question that you think you might spend five minutes on.
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Paul Jensen: And now it feels like the rest of your time is so much shorter get the questions out of the way that you know and can do quickly.
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Paul Jensen: you'll have a lot more breathing room, because now, you will feel like all my remaining questions are only five others and i've got this amount of time it's not it will lower your stress, at least for me that's how it works.
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Ken Willard: And, knowing that I can always go back is a bit of peace of mind.
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Paul Jensen: Yes, i've been in those situations where you click next and you're done.
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Paul Jensen: yeah it's not the case.
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Paul Jensen: And I love that last point.
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Paul Jensen: last minute cramps are almost never helpful get rest going relaxed, you know, make sure you've done your prep before the night before.
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Paul Jensen: This it says, this is a procedure, this is an overtime get ready for this.
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Paul Jensen: Be ready for it.
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Paul Jensen: Any other thoughts there.
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Paul Jensen: So, but yes, I would say, one of the biggest things is understanding, this is a fully reviewable exam don't kill yourself trying to figure out a question you don't understand market and come back.
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Paul Jensen: So, can you want to take this one.
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Ken Willard: So hopefully you've had the time you've done the exam prep.
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Ken Willard: you're coming in, but least feeling comfortable, if not confident right that kind of thing then.
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Ken Willard: When you get in make sure that you are giving yourself time I will tell you one of the things that I feel like I am.
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Ken Willard: notorious about doing is skimming a question, instead of slowing down and actually reading it thoroughly.
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Ken Willard: And I think I understand what they're asking, and maybe I don't, and so I may answer incorrectly because I haven't actually process, the question well right make sure that you go at your own pace.
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Ken Willard: you've decided how you want to go after it, are you going to skip questions that you don't know and come back to them right make sure that you are staying to what works well for you don't let the exam scenario kind of throw you off your game.
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Ken Willard: And I think the biggest one is.
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Ken Willard: don't let one question really get too sidetracked Paul mentioned that it's worth repeating if you've got one that it doesn't sound right the question doesn't make sense.
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Ken Willard: don't burn a lot of time on that and then put yourself under duress, for the rest of the exam market and move on right it's just one question.
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Ken Willard: And you kind of see the the bullet at the bottom you're not going to know everything on the exam.
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Ken Willard: that's okay you're not expected to write I almost I don't know this, but i'd almost venture to say that perfect score on the exam might raise some eyebrows somewhere in the certification team that's a pretty unlikely event.
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Ken Willard: So don't let yourself get hung up around that.
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Paul Jensen: Yes, and I in my very sloppy drawing capability.
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Paul Jensen: emphasize that last point in there you don't you won't know everything I will be honest, I go in I it's been I think I took it the year before can.
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Paul Jensen: unsure I didn't get 100 I know I didn't get 100% on the exam.
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Paul Jensen: I don't feel bad about it, meaning that as an instructor.
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Paul Jensen: You don't.
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Ken Willard: And i'll try to tell everybody the flip side of that.
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Ken Willard: I mentioned earlier in the session, I am not a good test taker I don't know why there's something about it my brain doesn't work well in that scenario.
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Ken Willard: Even today, I have exams not use the vmware exams because i've been taking them for so long, I understand how they get written.
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Ken Willard: But if if I want a new technology.
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Ken Willard: folks i'll stay in here and tell you the last time what I got was I when I was getting spun up on my newest technology, I had to take the exam three times because they couldn't get through my head what they were asking how they were asking it.
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Ken Willard: So Paul if you'd move on to the next slide we've got one question here, it says.
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Ken Willard: The certifications recommend having experience right, how do you get that experience without having the CERT and that's kind of what we were talking, through you, invest that time in.
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Ken Willard: The hands on labs is the best free resource out there and then, if you've got the luxury to be able to build a home lab which that may or may not be practical, for you.
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Ken Willard: Obviously, a home lab is another great way to get that experience, but without that hardware hands on labs some of the best resource, you can get out there.
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Paul Jensen: Yes, agreed.
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Paul Jensen: And even if you've got a relatively low powered machine, if you want to see that install you could still install up even on a.
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Paul Jensen: Really low powered machine just making sure you meet the minimum specs if you want that kind of experience, but I will be honest that's such a minimal part that I wouldn't worry as much about the installation of yes X, the rest of it is the bigger part.
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Paul Jensen: 60.
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Paul Jensen: yeah you can wait.
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Paul Jensen: And if you want to do something like what can did going back to William lambs, he has a whole section on his page about nested virtualization.
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Ken Willard: yeah go back and take a look at the references with a blog post or the recording comes out.
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Ken Willard: Go back and take a look the references for the home lab stuff yes.
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Ken Willard: So he already will hand it back to you at this point.
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Hillary: So there's no more questions with that Thank you so much can important to kind of wrap things up a bit and go to the next slide.
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Hillary: We have one.
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Ken Willard: More.
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Paul Jensen: yeah.
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Paul Jensen: yeah you should be good again 2019 should be good for you they're.
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Paul Jensen: recovering.
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Paul Jensen: Thank you, everybody.
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Hillary: All right, Thank you everyone.
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