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VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide (with DVD): VMware Certified Professional - Cloud
     

VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide (with DVD): VMware Certified Professional - Cloud

by Tom Ralph, Nathan Raper
 

VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you

Overview

VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. "Do I Know This Already?" quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

• Master VMware VCP-Cloud exam topics

• Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

• Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks

• Practice with realistic exam questions on the DVD

VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud exam. VMware Certified Design Experts Tom Ralph and Nathan Raper share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The companion DVD contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

VCP-Cloud Official Cert Guide is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from VMware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

The official study guide helps you master many of the topics on the VCP-Cloud exam, including

• Installing vCloud Director and vShield Manager

• Learning the differences between roles and privileges and the principles of role-based access controls

• Coverage of the vCenter Chargeback Manager product, introducing the concept of chargeback and why it is needed in a cloud environment

• Understanding and troubleshooting vCloud Connector, including identification and functionality of the different components

• Constructing different types of vCloud networks and network pools and the requirements for each

• Creating and modifying vCloud Director organizations

• Allocating and managing vCloud resources

• Monitoring a vCloud implementation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789751652
Publisher:
VMware Press
Publication date:
11/04/2013
Series:
VMware Press Certification Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
931,369
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 12.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Tom Ralph is a senior cloud services architect at VMware. He is a senior member of VMware Global Services organization and has worked for VMware for more than 2 years. Prior to joining VMware, he worked for Catholic Health Initiatives in Denver, Colorado.

He is certified as a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX 3, 4, and 5), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (4 and 5)-DCD, VCP (3, 4, and 5), VCP5-Cloud, CISSP, CCSK, MCSE: Messaging, MCITP: Enterprise, and ITIL Foundations.

When VMware started to build a cloud team to deliver vCloud, he was one of the first members to be recruited from outside of VMware. Tom has become an expert in this field and delivered several vCloud seminars and troubleshooting workshops at various VMware public events in the United States and around the world.

Tom lives in Colorado with his wife and daughters and can be found on Twitter at @tomralph.

Nathan Raper is a highly skilled IT professional with 15 years of experience designing, engineering, administering, and supporting physical and virtual infrastructures. He has worked as both a customer and a consultant, participating in all phases of engagement—sales, design, engineering, implementation, training, and support. An early believer in VMware solutions, Nate began server consolidations on the VMware ESX Server 1.5 platform and earned his first VMware certification (VCP2 #306) in early 2004. Following tours with customers and a VMware/EMC/Cisco partner, Nate now works for the VMware Global Center of Excellence (CoE) with several of his VCDX peers.

Nate lives in Colorado with his extraordinarily patient wife and his three adorable children. You can find him on Twitter at @nateraper and on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/pub/nathan-raper/8/934/b41/.

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