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VMware Certified Associate 6 – Desktop and Mobility Fundamentals Exam

Exam Number: 1V0-605 Duration: 75 Minutes
Associated Certification: VCA6-DTM Number of Questions: 50
Exam Product: Horizon 6 Passing Score: 300
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Recommended Training: Workforce Mobility Fundamentals Validated Against: Horizon 6
Exam Price: $125 USD, More on Pricing Exam Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
First Available Appointment: 21 April 2015 Format: Single and Multiple Choice, Non-Proctored, Online
Exam Details Information Last Updated: 21 April 2015

This exam tests your skills and abilities identifying the technical requirements for desktop virtualization, and aligning them with the technical products and solutions that meet those requirements.


Please note: This exam will retire and no longer be offered after December 31, 2017.

Exam Topics How to Prepare Additional Resources
+ Section 1: Describe Desktop Virtualization Concepts and Common Use Cases
+ Objective 1.1: Explain Desktop Virtualization and End User Computing Concepts
Knowledge
  • Define End User Computing and related concepts
  • Identify Desktop Virtualization Benefits
Tools
+ Objective 1.2: Identify Common Desktop Virtualization Use Cases
Knowledge
  • Identify Use Cases for Desktop Virtualization
  • Identify common desktop virtualization application challenges
  • Identify common desktop virtualization accessibility challenges
  • Identify common desktop virtualization security challenges
  • Identify common desktop virtualization management challenges
Tools
+ Section 2: Identify and Differentiate VMware Desktop Virtualization Technologies
+Objective 2.1: Identify vSphere Components used in a VMware Horizon 6 (with View) Implementation
Knowledge
  • Explain the function of vSphere in a VMware Horizon 6 implementation
  • Identify vSphere components used in a VMware Horizon 6 implementation
  • Identify how vSphere shared CPU, Memory, Networking, and Storage Resources are used in a VMware Horizon 6 implementation
  • Identify how vSphere scalability and availability features are used in a VMware Horizon 6 implementation
  • Identify how View Storage Accelerator is used in a VMware Horizon 6 (with View) implementation
  • Identify how Virtual SAN is used in a VMware Horizon 6 (with View) implementation
Tools
+Objective 2.2: Describe and Differentiate Horizon 6 (with View) Features and Technologies
Knowledge
  • Explain Horizon (with View) Administrator functionality
  • Differentiate Horizon (with View) Components
  • Differentiate Desktop and Application Pool types
  • Explain the process of provisioning desktop machines and applications
  • Describe Horizon (with View) Composer and Linked Clone technology
  • Differentiate between Full and Linked Clones
  • Describe Two-Factor Authentication within Horizon (with View)
  • Explain Persona Management
  • Explain Horizon (with View) Media Services for Unified Communications
  • Identify and differentiate Horizon (with View) display protocols
  • Explain and differentiate Blast Performance, 3D, and Live Communications
  • Explain Real-Time Audio/Video with Blast Live Communications
  • Describe Blast with HTML Access
  • Differentiate between the Horizon View Client, Blast, and Microsoft RDP
  • Differentiate between Thin and Zero Clients
  • Describe virtual printing within the Horizon (with View) architecture
  • Explain Horizon integration with Virtual SAN
  • Explain the Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture
  • Explain vCloud Automation Center Provisioning of Horizon with View Desktops
Tools
+Objective 2.3: Describe and Differentiate VMware Mirage Features and Technologies
Knowledge
  • Identify VMware Mirage features
  • Differentiate VMware Mirage components
  • Describe Desktop Backup and Recovery
  • Describe Standard Desktop Image Migration
  • Describe Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 Migration
  • Describe Hardware Migration
  • Explain the concept of Layered Image Management
  • Explain the Branch Reflector concept
  • Describe the VMware Mirage Gateway
Tools
+Objective 2.4: Describe VMware Workspace Portal Features
Knowledge
  • Identify VMware Workspace Portal features
  • Identify supported platforms for VMware Workspace Portal
  • Differentiate VMware Workspace Portal components
  • Describe the Unified Workspace concept
  • Explain the Single Sign-On concept
  • Differentiate File Management and Application Management capabilities
  • Explain VMware Workspace Enterprise Mobile Management capabilities
Tools
+Objective 2.5: Describe vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 Features
Knowledge
  • Identify vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 use cases
  • Describe management and monitoring of Cloud versus Physical Environments
  • Explain the concept of a Super Metric
  • Identify vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 major and minor badges
  • Explain vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 Self-learning Analytics
  • Explain vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 Dynamic Thresholds
  • Explain vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 Pro-Active Smart Alerts
  • Describe vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon 6 licensing options
Tools
+Objective 2.6: Describe and Differentiate VMware Application Virtualization Features and Technologies
Knowledge
  • Identify VMware ThinApp features
  • Differentiate VMware ThinApp components
  • Explain the application virtualization process
  • Differentiate application distribution options
  • Identify common ThinApp use cases
Tools
+Objective 2.7: Describe and Differentiate AirWatch by VMware Features and Technologies
Knowledge
  • Differentiate AirWatch by VMware components
  • Explain the AirWatch Workspace capability
  • Explain the AirWatch App Catalog capability
  • Explain the AirWatch Inbox capability
  • Explain the AirWatch App Wrapping capability
  • Explain the AirWatch App Reputation Scanning capability
  • Explain the AirWatch Browser capability
  • Explain the AirWatch Secure Content Locker View capability
  • Explain the AirWatch Secure Content Locker Collaborate capability
  • Differentiate the components of the Workspace Suite (Horizon 6, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management, and AirWatch Secure Content Locker)
Tools
+Objective 2.8: Describe and Differentiate VMware Horizon Desktop as a Service (DaaS) Features and Technologies
Knowledge
  • Differentiate the three types of Desktop as a Service offerings (Public Cloud VMware, Public Cloud Horizon-Powered Service Provider, and Private Cloud)
  • Identify and Explain the Desktop as a Service key elements (Tiered Role Separation, User Experience, Enterprise Integration, Choice of Device, and Security)
  • Differentiate between VMware and Tenant services and responsibilities
  • Differentiate the two IT Administrative Portal models (Standard, Advanced) and the user types they are designed for
  • Identify and describe Desktop as a Service Use Cases (Mobile Secure Desktops – BYOD, Contract Employees, Branch Office Desktops, and Seasonal workers)
  • Differentiate The Horizon 6 editions and product positioning (Horizon View Standard, Horizon Advanced, and Horizon Enterprise)
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+ Section 3: Align VMware Desktop Virtualization Technologies to Common Use Cases
+ Objective 3.1: Determine Which VMware Desktop Virtualization Solutions Meet Identified Use Cases
Knowledge
  • Apply VMware Desktop Virtualization technologies to resolve common application challenges
  • Apply VMware Desktop Virtualization technologies to resolve common accessibility challenges
  • Apply VMware Desktop Virtualization technologies to resolve common security challenges
  • Apply VMware Desktop Virtualization technologies to resolve common management challenges
Tools
+ Exam Contributors
Jon C. Hall
Jeff Hall
Jordan Roth
Linda Brown
William Grismore
John Hays
Paul Mancuso
Chris McCain
Michael Moore
Victor Sandoval
Elver Sena
Andrew Voltmer