As I write this I have just over 48 hours before I sit the VCAP-DCD 5. I feel ready, but I am nervous. I’ve heard that the test is incredibly hard. I’ve also heard it is not that bad. I’m really not quite sure what to expect. As a blogger I feel obligated to share the resources I’ve used in my preparation. Hopefully this will help others as the community has been a huge resource for me.
The following is a list of what I have used to prepare for the exam.
Mastering vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere Design 2nd Edition
VMware vSphere 5.1 Clustering Deepdive
Storage Implementation in vSphere 5.0
Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments
Designing VMware Infrastructure
VMware vSphere Advanced Networking
VMware vSphere Security Design: Security Basics
VMware vSphere Security Design: Architecture
VMware vSphere Security Design: Advanced Security
VMware Online Course
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Design [v5.X]
vBrownbag APAC VCAP-DCD Series
VCAP-DCD 5 Blueprint