VMware Learning Paths

Choose your learning path with a role based approach that prepares you to achieve VMware certification status.

Engineer/Developer: The Engineer/Developer ensures the stability, integrity, and operation efficiency of the in-house information systems that support core organizational functions by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems. The Engineer/Developer applies communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate, and resolve issues in to maximize IT systems investments.
Administrator: The Administrator designs, installs, administers, and optimizes company servers and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications supported by tuning the servers. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the server environment. Where applicable, the Administrator assists in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server farm.
Architect: The Architect strategically designs and implements in-house information systems and networked software architectures that support core organizational functions, and assures their high availability. The Architect gains organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, evaluates and selects all technologies, and provides technical leadership across the organization, from strategic decision making down to project level planning.
Governance/Operations: The Governance/Operator role defines the intricacies of people, policy, process and product interactions that deliver true IT as a service. People-Governance includes defining job roles, skills, training plans, organization and charter. Policy-Governance defines policies around job roles and the IT components affected. Process-Governance identifies processes that support KPIs and how the policy ripples through to the processes. Product-Governance identifies what products are involved, their implementation structure, the process roles t, and what value they deliver.