I don’t know what’s going on these days but Sun just bought MySQL AB for approximately $1 billion. After Xensource another open source related company that gets picked up by a market leader. Read it at the source!
Where’s the new VMware certification? I received an email about this “VMware Certified Design Expert” certification about two months ago? Beneath is what I received but I haven’t seen any new details since, although it clearly states “later this month”. Maybe you guys have?
A new advanced certification for design architects of enterprise deployments, VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDE), will be in beta toward the end of November. The VCDE measures the consultants ability to design, implement, document and test a VMware Infrastructure data center for the enterprise. Requirements for the VMware Certified Design Expert include:
- VMware Certified Professional (VCP) on VMware Infrastructure 3
- Pass a VMware Infrastructure 3 Enterprise level exam and a VMware Infrastructure 3 design exam
- Submit, present and defend a successful virtual infrastructure design plan
Additional information will be posted to the VMware certification page later this month.
Just did the upgrade exam to Windows Server 2008 and passed it. It was by far the easiest exam I did over the last couple of years… 55 questions divided in three sections, mainly about IIS, Active Directory and Terminal Services. If you are an MCSE on Windows 2003 look into this exam.
Virtual Iron 4.2 has officially been released. Virtual Iron uses the Xen Hypervisor and positioned their product “Virtual Iron Enterprise Edition” as a competitor of VMware ESX. This new release includes a couple of long awaited features: