My 12 month Technical Learning Path/Pledge

The following is a list of the technical skills and exams/certification that I am looking to obtain within the next 12 months.  I am putting this out in the public domain so that I try and stick to it.

VMware

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation DesignCompleted
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Cloud Management and Automation Deploy – Scheduled for Q2 2017 (long story multiple attempts and exam not being delivered).
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualisation Design – Completed
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualisation Deploy – Completed
  • VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualisation – Completed
  • VMware Certified Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation – Added 06/2017 – Completed
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Network Virtualization – Added 06/17 – Scheduled for Q3.
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation Deploy – Added 06/17 – awaiting release.
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 7 – Cloud Management and Automation Design – Added 06/17 – awaiting release.
  • VMware VCDX6 DCV submission or VMware VCDX6 CMA submission – on hold subject to a suitable design

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate – Schedule for Q3 2017
  • AWS Certified SysOps – Associate – Scheduled for Q3/4 2017
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate – Schedule for Q3 2017

Microsoft 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – Scheduled for Q2 2017
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Cloud Platforms – Scheduled for Q4 2017
  • Microsoft Certified Associate: Windows 2016 – Scheduled for Q3 2017

Will I obtain all of the certifications? Maybe not but at least it will give me a focus!

I’ll update this regularly with my progress and any new challenges I want to take on!

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