20 Questions VMware Newbies Want Answered (Free Career Guide)

You’re here because you want answers, right?

This starter guide is for VMware newbies and beginners who want answers to common career questions.

In this guide, I answer 20 of the most common questions I get sent to me via emails. Or that I’ve heard as a manager during many of the interviews I’ve conducted.

Here’s the list of questions I answer in detail:

  1. Where do I start my VMware career?
  2. How much will it cost to get a VCP?
  3. What salary can I expect to earn as a VMware admin?
  4. Do you need to know everything about VMware products to land a job?
  5. Is there an alternative to VMware I can learn?
  6. Is there a certification and training for OpenStack?
  7. Can you expect to earn the same salaries as with a VMware job if you chose to learn OpenStack?
  8. Are there any other requirements for becoming an OpenStack admin?
  9. How hard is it to find a VMware job?
  10. What should I put on my resume?
  11. Are VMware job interviews hard?
  12. What if I don’t have a lot of vSphere or OpenStack experience and I still get the job because they want a virtualization newbie to do newbie tasks?
  13. What if you are a newbie and you crash the system?
  14. What if they want me to install ESXi a different way that is best practice?
  15. What about VMware Horizon View or Citrix XenDesktop – should I learn them too?
  16. What are some important vSphere things I should learn?
  17.  I am new and need a lot of help with ESXi. Is it OK to call VMware support?
  18. Who handles the network and storage in a vSphere cloud?
  19. Should I start learning about storage for my VMware career?
  20. What is the most important thing a newbie should know about VMware?

>> Download << the VMware Newbie Career Guide and get the answers to all these important questions.

This VMware Newbie Career Guide is Free and is intended to help anyone starting out.

These questions and answers are a collection of years of experience in service delivery.

Remember, every business and hosting company needs people who are smart enough to handle the nuts and bolts of setting up and supporting “The Cloud”.

This means an opportunity for people coming in on the ground level. You can grow the business and learn a lot.

Sure they need experts for the heavy lifting but a lot of jobs in The Cloud are perfect for newbies.

I also recommend reading my VMware Training Beginners Guide. if you don’t already have vSphere skills.

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