This post has been cross-posted from the EMC Proven Professional Community on the EMC Community Network.
Here are some of the highlights from the past week in the Proven Professional Community:
The University Spotlight highlights one of the universites involved in the EMC Academic Alliance program. This month, the spotlight is on Georgia Southern University.There is a VMware IT Academy Center at GSU! Go read about professor (and Proven Professional) Dr. Timur Mirzoev, and listen to the recorded webinar that was held by EMC Education Services and Dr. Mirzoev on Digital Universe in the Cloud : Preparing Your Students for Careers in IT.
IDC cites impact of Proven certification. How does it impact you?
Speaking of being prepared for careers in IT…..the IDC white paper The Proven Professional Certification – Proving Certification Can Profit cited the impact of the Proven Professional certification program on the storage indutry skill gap. How does this impact you? We need your stories! Please add your Proven Professional story here!
Proven Benefit: Participate in Exam Building Workshops
If you have a Proven Professional certification, you are eligible to help write new Proven Professional exams. The schedule of exams the team needs participants for is located in this document in the Proven Professionals ONLY community. More information on eligibility for the exam building program, see this discussion.
If you are a Proven Professional, and are have problems accessing the exam building links, please use this troubleshooting document.
Blogs of interest to Proven Professionals
- Steve Todd is going to be a manager, and is expecting his new reports to become Proven Professionals!
- Alexander Holt (of EMC Consulting) talks about troubleshooting scripts (and the importance of remember the basics)
- Jas Dhalliwal (of EMC Consulting) explains the basics of an attack on a cloud, and mechanisms available to protect against that.
- Did you know there are two new SCSI commands? Barry Burke blogs about them here, and explains what they have to do with storage reclamation.
Did everyone survive Friday the 13th? I know from the post on the Proven Professional Facebook Fan page wall that lots of people are studying for Proven Professional certification exams, make sure to ask questions in the community if you need clarification on anything. We are a community of experts, we should be helping each other close that storage skills gap!
That’s all I have for this week. Keep safe, and we’ll do it again next week!