VCAP-DCV Design exam notes

As the VCAP-DCV Design 2020 certification is going to be released (but the 3V0-624 exam is not scheduled to be retired yet) on Jan 1, 2020. Recently I made another post about my experience with this exam where I failed, check it here. For your information, at the moment the 3V0-624 is the current exam code for the VCAP-DCV 6.5 Design certification (Also named VCAP-DCV Design 2019), always check the code for the exam no matter which is the certification name....

October 31, 2019 · 5 min · itgaiden

VCAP6.5-DCV Design failed exam experience

Recently I took the 3V0-624 exam (a.k.a. VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization Design Exam) and I failed (266/500). I took it on September, 4th (a month and a half ago) and as I was on holiday and now preparing things for VMworld Europe I won’t be able to study after the event. I recognize, I study a bit in a rush. In just one month for someone who is daily tasks aren’t about architecture, it can be hard (or not)....

October 25, 2019 · 4 min · itgaiden

VMworld 2019 Europe local guide

VMworld 2019 Europe is almost here! And I made a local guide with tips about transport, restaurants, places to go, etc. to ensure you can enjoy more your experience in VMworld. General information This event will take place from the 4th (Monday) to 7th (Thursday) of November at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. VMworld is always an amazing opportunity to learn from all the events that will happen there like the Hands-on Lab, Breakout sessions, General sessions, etc....

October 14, 2019 · 12 min · itgaiden

vCSA 6.x installer error: “No networks on the host. Cannot proceed with the installation.»

This is a quick post of an error I found sometimeswhile deploying a new vCenter server appliance with an embedded PSC on the vCSA 6.x installer. The problem In my case, I was trying to install vCSA 6.5 without DNS (this is why the system name has an IP address and the DNS is itself). Also, notice that the network section is empty: If you try to continue with the installation, it will show you an error:...

April 30, 2019 · 2 min · itgaiden

Cloning virtual machines in vSphere series – Part 3: Linked Clones

Let’s start with part 3 in the cloning virtual machines in vSphere series, I am going to talk about another type of clones, linked clones!  All articles regarding cloning virtual machines in vSphere series: Part 1: Types of clone Part 2: Full Clone Part 4: Instant Clones (not published yet) As said in previous articles, this series is only focused on VMware vSphere hence, VMware Horizon View is not contemplated (Linked clones are commonly used in that product)....

April 16, 2019 · 6 min · itgaiden

Experience at a local VMUG – Barcelona VMUG

I am going to talk about my experience at a local VMUG, in my case the VMUG from Barcelona (BCN). It was my first time at a local VMUG event and this is why I decided to share my thoughts about it. VMUG – What is? As you probably know VMUG stands for VMware User Group. Basically, you will find an international community of people where they share their experiences and discuss things related to VMware and other technologies....

March 29, 2019 · 3 min · itgaiden