Certified Veek

All the virtualization geeks at TechEd last week were wearing VEEK t-shirts. Pretty sweet. I’m going to make shirts for pretty sweet geeks, they’ll say SWEEK. In other news, here is a little write-up about our plans for virtualization-related certs all in one place. Hope this is helpful. Summary of the long post that follows:…


Ol’ Slinky’s back in town

Did you see this interview with Microsoft Learning’s own R. Linsky*, the guy in charge of our certification strategy team? He talks about some interesting bits including our plans for virtualization certifications. Check it out. These are the Edge people, what did the IT probots spot Lee pointed out a while ago. *"Slinky," per Microsoft…


Microsoft Certified Master (and Virtualization info at TechEd)

I would like to poast what I’ve learned about the Microsoft Certified Master, but I am too busy sitting in a beanbag giving snarky hats to accomplished IT professionals, so I will just post the link to where you can learn more: www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/master/default.mspx for now. We’re doing a Live Meeting with Per and Vicki (the…


Register for Beta Exam 71-652: TS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring

– copied from an invite – this is all the info i have – You are invited to take beta exam 71-652: TS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring. If you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form….


Certification’s Building 7

PLANS FOR SYSTEM CENTER & OPERATIONS CERTIFICATIONS Months ago we presented a Live Meeting about System Center certifications, in which we announced the two Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certs that are available now for Operations Manager and Configuration Manager via exams 70-400 and 70-401. We also talked about a professional-series exam and certification–"details TBD"–that…


What’s Hot: Hypervisor Running on Bare Metal

If Hypervisor, running on bare metal, makes you uncomfortable, be glad you did not attend our Live Meeting on application and hardware virutalization a few weeks ago, led by presenter Allen Stuart, MCA. You can now find the recording on the MCP home page (see recent live meetings on the right side of the page). I owe some of you some follow up; I could…


Virtualization Technologies: Microsoft Certified Architect Live Meeting for MCPs

Our registration info for the next MCA-led Live Meeting (March 21) is now up on the MCP site. The presenter will be Allen Stewart from Microsoft (no, not all MCAs work at Microsoft… but the first few we’ve asked to present happen to…). I believe there are 90 MCAs worldwide, to date. You can learn more about…