The VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) on VMware Infrastructure 3 is an advanced certification developed for design architects of VMware enterprise deployments.
There are four core validation components to achieve VCDX.
(1) Must be certified as a VMware Certified Professional (VCP) on VMware Infrastructure 3.
(2) Pass the VMware Enterprise Administration Exam. Includes live labs and tests a higher level of skill set than the exam for VCP on VMware Infrastructure 3.
(3) Pass the VMware Design Exam. This exam focuses on actual design scenarios and contains simulations and situational questions.
(4) Submit, present and defend a successful VMware Infrastructure design and implementation plan.
The Enterprise Exam (first exam required) is available from April 30, 2008 (so that is now!). See the blueprint here …more info
To prepare make sure you complete your VCP on VMware Infrastructure 3 requirements complete. You may take one of three courses as a prerequisite: VMware Infrastructure 3: Install & Configure; VMware Infrastructure 3: Deploy, Secure & Analyze; or VMware Infrastructure 3: Fast Track
Think you might qualify as a VCDX?
Check your skills here! Follow this link to our qualification review. This is a required first step for those who want to pursue the VMware Certified Design Expert certification. Only those who meet qualifications will continue on to take the exams. You will need to login to take this review:Skills Review