Post VMworld Europe 2019: Days 1 and 2

Here I will explain a summary of days 1 and 2 (November 4th and 5th) of VMworld Europe 2019 from my perspective. So, the first official day is on Monday (November 4th) where there aren’t many people like the next day (the second day, Tuesday 5th) but anyway there are many activities to do! This time I was awarded a blogger pass, hence, I will have the honor to be with other bloggers at VMworld while enjoying some privileges like having a reserved seat in the general session, stay with other bloggers or join some special events....

January 31, 2020 · 5 min · itgaiden

2019 review

I haven’t thought of doing this kind of review but reading some of them through the internet, it motivated me to do it. Also by submitting to programs like vExpert from VMware, made me realize that I did many things this year that I forgot and were amazing. 2019 Timeline January: Going to the gym to get healthier knees and finished exams from the university with good scores. Semester ends....

December 31, 2019 · 3 min · itgaiden

Want to be a vExpert?

vExpert 2020 applications are open! From November 25th to January 10th, you can apply to be a vExpert 2020 through many different paths and you must do it if you think you contributed to the VMware community. What is a vExpert? It’s an award that VMware gives to individuals who have contributed (a lot) to the VMware community. Only the contributions over the past year are evaluated, therefore, it is a program that requires constant dedication every year by being an evangelist and advocacy of VMware products....

December 9, 2019 · 3 min · itgaiden

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

Runecast Analyzer: Deploy, configure and quick review

Today, I’ll show you how easy is to install, configure Runecast Analyzer (v 3.1.1.0) in your environment and we will review quickly what can we offer this solution. Runecast? Runecast is a company founded in 2014 more recognizable because the CEO is Stanimir Markov which is VCDX #74 but in his team has other virtualization veterans who help them to create this solution. It’s a solution made by and for IT Admins which will scan your VMware environment (vSphere, vSAN, and NSX-T and V) and inform you about issues, best practices, hardware compatibility and apply security hardening in your VMware environment....

October 30, 2019 · 4 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