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  1. Jason Langer
    Jason Langer at |

    Nice work Chris! Any chance to get the study guide myself and Josh Coen are working on added to your list? URLs are http://www.virtuallanger.com/vcap-dca-5/ and http://www.valcolabs.com/vcap5-dca/.


  2. Mike Sheehy
    Mike Sheehy at |

    This is great! Thanks.

  3. Gregg Robertson
    Gregg Robertson at |

    Great work Chris!! Thanks for the add =0)

  4. Ethan Rowe
    Ethan Rowe at |

    Really like this checklist!
    Do you mind adding our guide to your list too? http://thefoglite.com/vcap-dca5-objective/

  5. Ethan Rowe
    Ethan Rowe at |

    Thanks Chris! We added you to our blogroll.

  6. The HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L – VMware Home Lab Review [Video] « Wahl Network

    […] interest for this particular box floating around the Interwebs when it relates to both home lab and VCAP-DCA studies. In the video review below, I cover some of the talking points on using the N40L in both […]

  7. paulgrevink
    paulgrevink at |

    Hello Chris, Thank you so much for the Study Sheet and other good posts. There are excellent Study Guides available, which I gratefully use in my preparation. To prepare for my first VCAP-DCA exam, I collect my thoughts here: http://paulgrevink.wordpress.com/the-vcap5-dca-diaries/

    Regards, Paul

  8. #vBrownBag Wednesdays « Brian Trainor

    […] of reference when I start studying for my VCAP5-DCA. VCAP5-DCA Study Checklist – @chriswahl  http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/   vExperienced – @egrigson  http://www.vexperienced.co.uk/vcap5-dca/ […]

  9. #vBrownBag Follow-Up – VCAP-DCA 1.2 & 1.3

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  10. vBrownBag – VCAP5-DCA Blueprint Objective 1.2 and 1.3 | vHersey

    […] great study guides in listed on the last slide of the deck. Check these out, watch the vBrownBags, work through this great VCAP-DCA Blueprint Study sheet, and you should do […]

  11. Thoughts On The VMware VCAP5-DCA Exam « Wahl Network

    […] can view my post here with the DCA Study Sheet, which also contains links to a lot of great DCA Study Guides. It’s a […]

  12. Vmware certification. « virtualizations

    […] first of the series is the VCAP study sheet from the WAHL Network.  The link has a few other links to interesting data sheets and information. […]

  13. VCAP5-DCA Testing Strategy and Tips | whiteboardninja
  14. My VCAP5-DCA study plan
    My VCAP5-DCA study plan at |

    […] on the blueprint, you can keep track of the areas that you have studied/practiced in GUI or CLI. The VCAP5-DCA Study Sheet | Wahl Network IT guy since 12/00 2/29/12 – passed VCP5 Next: maybe VCAP-DCA, maybe NetApp… depends on the […]

  15. VCAP5-DCA Exam Experience « vPrimer

    […] Chris Wahl (@chriswahl) put together an awesome DCA study sheet that you can check off each objective as you complete. This and the blueprint are a great way to start your studies: http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ […]

  16. My VCAP5-DCA Experience « TheITHollow

    […] I used a variety of study guides when preparing for this test.  Chris Wahl has an excellent checklist to use to organize your thoughts and determine your weak areas.  http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ […]

  17. VCAP-DCA Experience | vSchu

    […] Chris Wahl’s STUDY SHEET. This is a great way to organize your study time. With a wife, two kids, and college courses, I had […]

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  19. Travis Patenaude
    Travis Patenaude at |

    Thank you for the study sheet. I was going to create one but luckily I came across yours which was perfect. I took the test 3/182013, now I have to wait and wonder if I did enough to pass.

    Thanks again.

  20. VCAP-DCA Blueprint Study Sheet via @ChrisWahl | Wahl Network

    […] Update: This post is for the older VCAP4-DCA study sheet. If you want the latest one updated for vSphere 5, click here for the VCAP5-DCA study sheet! […]

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  23. VCAP5 DCA Exam Experience and Study Tips
  24. VCAP5-DCA Preparation - Popping Clouds

    […] Wahl’s study sheet – found here – is just awesome. It is an editable PDF that allows you to go through each topic in the […]

  25. VCAP5-DCA Studying | vStratus
  26. VCAP5-DCA Exam Experience - Popping Clouds

    […] when I was a few days out from the exam, I used Chris Wahl’s study sheet to go through the blueprint item-by-item and tick off everything that I had completed and was […]

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    […] Chris Whal’s VCAP5-DCA study checklist […]

  28. VCAP-CIA Exam Experience (Updated) | vDobbs.com

    […] Chris Wahl posted a VCAP-CIA study sheet, which follows the layout of his very popular VCAP5-DCA study sheet. I think this is a great tool for augmenting any study […]

  29. PDF Reference Collection | vStratus

    […] IaaS_StudyNotes1 – vBrownBag vcp-cloud-study-notes-20130406 – Paul Grevink VDCA511_Study_Sheet – Chris Wahl VCAP_CIA_5_Study_Sheet – Chris Wahl Diagram-VMware-vCloud-Director-Networking-Architecture-v1-0 – […]

  30. VMware VCAP5-DCA Exam Experience | AKMyint's Space

    […] Chris Wahl’s The VCAP-DCA 5 Study Sheet. I used this study sheet to keep track where I am during my study. […]

  31. VCAP5-DCA Study Guide
    VCAP5-DCA Study Guide at |

    […] Study Sheet by Chris Wahl – Nice document to track your progress […]

  32. Jimmy
    Jimmy at |


    The file is no longer available for download, can you please re-upload it.


  33. VCAP5-DCA Prep | Brian Trainor

    […] keep track of it all, which is part of any organized plan, I’ve been using Chris Wahl’s VCAP5-DCA Study Sheet.  Checking items off once accomplished always feels good so this gives the sense of little […]

  34. VCAP5-DCA – exam experience: not hard at all | V for Virtual

    […] many refer to Chris Wahl’s study guide, I found the guide created by Paul Grevnik to be more useful as it does cover each and every topic […]

  35. Yet Another VCAP-DCA post – Sección 1 – Objetivo 1.1 / Parte 1 | Chubascos Blog
  36. VMware VCAP5-DCA passed – exam experience notes and study aids « TriathlonMike

    […] http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ (The study sheet is handy to tracking covered topics) […]

  37. Mr.Non-Descript » Blog Archive » My VCAP5-DCA Experience

    […] my own versions of test questions.  Then I did them in the lab – over and over.  I used Chris Wahl’s PDF to keep track of my progress and hit on everything I realistically could in my little […]

  38. VCAP-DCA Study Resources - Virtxpert

    […] Chris Wahl Study Sheet – http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ […]

  39. VCAP5-DCA Exam Experience | The Virtual Quest

    […] Chris Wahl’s The VCAP-DCA 5 Study Sheet. I used this study sheet to keep track where I am during my study. […]

  40. djs
    djs at |


    gives forbidden when I try to download it.

  41. Time for the beast - Study Log for VCAP5-DCA

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  42. VCAP5-DCA links | SOSTech
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  43. VCAP5-DCA Study Resources and Exam Experiences | Neil Bryan

    […] VCAP-DCA 5 Study Sheet […]

  44. Anthony Lyons
    Anthony Lyons at |

    Hello Chris,
    Now that the VCAP 5.5 has come out recently, are you planning to update the study guide to match?

  45. Prepping for VCAP-DCA (VDCA510) | virtualfng

    […] Chris Whal’s VCAP-DCA Study Sheet: Chris has created an awesome study sheet to track your study progress.  It’s used to […]

  46. The Community
    The Community at |

    Can you do study sheet for VCAP-DCD? I love these study sheets would love to see design exams study sheets

  47. My VCAP5-DCA exam experience - Default Reasoning

    […] VDCA511 Study Sheet by Chris Wahl […]

  48. VDCA550 Objective 1.1 – 1.3 (Implement and Manage Storage) in One Dense Post | nsx tech

    […] special thanks to Chris Wahl for his Study Sheets.  They are helping me tons with managing my time.  I’m using the VDCA550 […]

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    […] Chris Wahl VCAP5-DCA Study Sheet . […]

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    […] the “VCAP5-DCA 5.5 Study Sheet” provided by Chris Wahl, to track your progress in your […]

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    […] excellent Study Sheet provided by […]

  52. My VCDX Journey – Part 3 – VCAP-DCA | Rogue VCDX

    […] Wahl’s DCA Study Sheet & Professional VMware’s vBrownBag series Chris breaks down the blueprint into a study […]

  53. VMware certification: The road to VCAP-DCA 550 (VDCA550) – SolutionYST

    […] tracked my overall progress via the study sheet from Chris […]

  54. VCAP5-DCA | blog.ymmit.net

    […] Chris Whal’s study sheet wahlnetwork.com/2012/07/02/the-vcap5-dca-study-sheet/ […]

  55. VCAP Exam Experience - vCrooky

    […] excellent Study Sheet provided by […]

  56. Vcap5-dca - Page 4
    Vcap5-dca - Page 4 at |

    […] or search Autolab out and use their hosted solution. Also download the 5.5 study sheet from The VCAP-DCA 5 Study Sheet – Wahl Network and print it out. Check it off as you watch videos, read, lab, etc. 2016 – Dare I try the […]

  57. Journey to VCAP6-DCV Deploy – As The Geeks Learn

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