New book from Sybex: VCP5 on vSphere 5 Study Guide

New book from Sybex: VCP5 on vSphere 5 Study Guide

Sybex has released a new edition on their study guide towards VCP 5 (VMware Certified Professional 5). It’s available via Amazon. The book is scheduled for official release on May 15 but you can order it already.

The ideal study guide for candidates seeking the leading virtualization certification.

The VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 (VCP-510) is the most desired certification for virtualization professionals, and this study guide covers all the requirements. Skill in virtualization is a top priority for companies when hiring IT staff, and VMware skills are in high demand. Part of the highly acclaimed Sybex Study Guide series, this comprehensive book guides you through planning, installing, and upgrading ESX/ESXi; configuring networking, storage, and vCenter Server; deploying and managing virtual machines, and much more.

  • Virtualization skills are in high demand by employers, and the VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 certification enhances your marketability as an IT professional
  • This Sybex Study Guide helps prepare you to successfully complete all parts of the exam
  • Covers all aspects of ESX/ESXi planning, installation, upgrading, configuration, troubleshooting, and alarm management
  • Includes 100% coverage of the exam objectives, real world scenarios, hands-on exercises, challenging review questions, bonus practice exams, and electronic flashcards

If you want the best preparation for the VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 exam, this is the study guide you need.

Quote from the Back Cover

Includes Real-World Scenarios, Hands-On Exercises, and Access to Exam Prep Software Featuring:

  • Custom Test Engine
  • Over 300 Sample Questions
  • Electronic Flashcards

The Ideal Product to Prepare You for the Leading Virtualization Certification

As the demand for virtualization skills continues to grow, you need to earn the newest certification to stand out from other IT professionals. This guide gives you the tools to pass the VCP-510 exam so you can highlight your capabilities. It walks you through all of the requirements, including planning and installing ESXi, configuring vCenter Server, deploying and managing virtual machines, and much more. Inside these pages, you’ll also find:

  • Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you’re getting the instruction you need for the exam
  • Real-world scenarios that put what you’ve learned in the context of actual job roles
  • Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
  • Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam
  • A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective
  • Sybex Exam Prep Tools

Go to www.sybex.com/go/vcp5 and download a full set of electronic test prep tools to help you thoroughly prepare for the exam.

These include:

  • Custom Test Engine
  • Over 300 Sample Questions
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • Glossary of Terms in PDF

Download practice exams and chapter review questions

Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards

About the Author

Brian Atkinson is a senior systems engineer with 15 years of experience in the IT field. For the past six years, he has been focused on virtualization and storage solutions. Brian has been awarded the VMware vExpert designation from VMware for 2009, 2010, and 2011. He is a VMware Technology Network (VMTN) moderator and guru. He maintains his personal blog in the VMTN communities at communities.vmware.com/blogs/vmroyale/.

I have ordered a copy myself and I will post an update when I’ve managed to get (partial) through it. Stay tuned!

Niels Engelen
Working as a pre-sales with an interest for anything virtual and cloud. Certified as a VMware Certified Professional 4, 5 & 6. Niels also gained the VMware vExpert award (2012-2017) and is an ex-PernixPro.
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