After my first unsuccessful VCDX attempt in last October and during these past 10 months, I worked my ass off on being successful. The thing is that although I was the one defending, I had an incredible support system and for those who were part of it I should and want to express my gratitude.
Finally, after 2 years of hard work I can say it – I am a VCDX! After a successful second defense (and the first one to pass a remote defense), “Operation Second Shot” is over. I got the email last Friday stating I am VCDX-CMA #230
Wow, 3rd year in a row being honored with the vExpert award! The vCommunity is such a beautiful thing and for me personally it has opened several career and personal opportunities in this past 3 years.
The 2014 VMware vExpert list was published last night and I’m so honored and humbled to be on that list for the second time in a row. This year’s list has total of 754 members including quite a few new members as well. Being part of the vCommunity is a big deal for me! When I started this blog two years ago it was because I wanted to give back to the community that helped me so much during the years. Only the people who are part of it know how much special it is. On that note I would [Read More]
Be selected as a vExpert is such a great honor. Being an active part of the VMware community is rewarding by itself but getting recognized for your contribution is a whole new ball game. When I started this blog all I wanted was to have some sort of technical archive for myself but rather quickly I was sucked in. The VMware community is more than just a group of super-technical people. The biggest thing that unites us is our passion for the technology and our desire to share knowledge and experience. I would like to take the opportunity to [Read More]