VMware Certified Design Expert - Data Center Virtualization (VCDX6-DCV)

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group of VCDX professionals is comprised of design architects highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments. Prove you can deliver true business value by validating your expertise in vSphere6.x and enabling the best performance, availability, and efficiency from your infrastructure and applications.

New Candidate Requirements
If you hold a valid VCIX6-DCV badge (which requires both VCAP6-DCV certifications):

  1. Required Prerequisite: VCAP6-DCV Design and VCAP6-DCV Deploy certifications
  2. Review and understand the blueprint.
  3. Select and build a design, based on the guidance in the handbook.
  4. Submit and pass application and design review.
  5. Successfully defend the design against three panelists.

Existing Candidate Requirements
Path 1: If you hold a previous version of VCDX DCV:

  1. Required Prerequisite: VCDX-DCV certification (any version)
  2. VCAP6-DCV Design certification.

Path 2: If you hold a VCDX in a track other than DCV:

  1. Required Prerequisite: VCDX-DCV certification (any version)
  2. VCAP6-DCV Design and VCAP6-DCV Deploy certifications
  3. Review and understand the blueprint.
  4. Select and build a design, based on the guidance in the handbook.
  5. Submit and pass application and design review.
  6. Successfully defend the design in a one-hour phone interview.