I passed the VCP-AM exam today! Yay!
This exam consists of 55 multiple choice questions with a passing score of 300/500.
Key tech relevant to the certification
- vSphere with Tanzu
- Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
- Tanzu Mission Control
Experience and Prepration
Started by going through the exam blueprint here
vSphere with Tanzu
I have installed and troubleshot vSphere with Tanzu; deployed and played with Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters along with enabling the harbor image registry, pushing container images and deploying pods from the harbor registry.
Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
Did not have a lot of hands-on expertise.
Prep: Went through the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 1.4 documentation https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Tanzu-Kubernetes-Grid/index.html
Tanzu Mission Control
No hands-on experience as this is a saas offering.
Prep: There is an excellent Hands On Lab here
Learnt kubernetes about a year back - v1.19 and completed the CKA exam
- Do not breeze through the TMC HOL. Pay attention to the different UI Options.
- Pay attention to the key roles and permissions in TMC and TKG.
- Kubernetes: Revise Deploymnets, ReplicaSets, Services, Ingress, Persistent Volumes, Config Maps and Secrets.
- vSphere with Tanzu - Focus on configuraiton when enabling workload management on a vSphere Cluster
- All the best!