Exam Results? I Passed!

Just a follow-up to this last article that I posted. I am now a NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA) after passing the exam for the Cluster-Mode version of the product. The exam was a good one in that it tested a broad spectrum of knowledge for the product.  What I liked the best about the exam though is that it did present an analysis of the areas where I was strong in my knowledge and where I co

Read the Manual

I am currently studying for a professional certification. It does not matter which one, because what I want to emphasize in this article is that if you want to pass any certification exam the first step of the process is to read the manuals. I have seen folks rely on their skills, classes, and experiences to pass certification exams. Some of them passed those exams, and some of them failed. Yet my personal experien