Taining for VCP5-DCV

Now with the announcement of vSphere 6.0, I have to take this exam.

Sites that I need for preparation for the exam officially from VMware.  In this post, I have included other training resources.

Paths to becoming VCP5-DCV

VMware Mock Practice Exam VCP5-DCV

VMware VCP Forum


VCP5-DCV Exam Blueprint v3.2

VCP-DCV Official Cert Guide

VMware Official Practice Exams by MeasureUp

Practice Exam Comparison Matrix

VMware Certification Roadmap 2014

VMware Certification Roadmap for 2015

VMware Video List- VCP-DCV Certification – Mostly talks about the benefits of the certification.

VMware Video – Certification Overview

Self Paced VMware free eLearning

Free Self-paced eLearning

VMware currently offers free eLearning courses in the below languages, with more releasing soon.


Free VMware Education Services

Free VMware Instructional Videos Delivered by our Education Instructors at www.vmwarelearning.com

Product Chalk Talks

 VMware vCenter Log Insight


vSphere Data Protection 5.5

Link to following video


VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

Software-Defined Data Center


Horizon Suite

VMware Horizon View

VMware Horizon Mirage

VMware Learning Zone

VMware Education has 3 free courses as of this blog post. Enroll now, it is good for one year.

vCloud Air Fundamentals

VMware vRealize Operations Manager Fundamentals [V6.0]

vRealize Operations Manager What’s New [V6.0] Fundamentals

(I do not have access this training, but I would love to check it out.)

The VMware Learning Zone is a new subscription-based service that gives you a full year of unlimited, 24/7 access to official VMware video-based training.

Top VMware experts and instructors discuss solutions, provide tips and give advice on a variety of advanced topics.

List Price:
1-9 users: $1,000 each
10 or more users: $900 each

Outside of VMware, there are other resources that I utilize


BLOGS – Real world issues.  Just double check that the blog writer scenario pertains to your environments.Blogs are also valuable learning resources.  I will post some blogs that I go to in a separate post.