VCP4 Study Guide

The principles in VMTrainers are delighted to announce the completion and publication of a VCP4 study guide through SYBEX. The text is available for purchase now both online (Amazon) (Barnes & Noble) and at brick and mortar stores.

The following is from Amazon’s product description:

  • VMware’s vSphere 4 is the latest offering from this leading virtualization software provider. With today’s emphasis on going green and cutting costs, virtualization of IT infrastructures is a hot topic. What better way to show the marketplace your virtualization expertise than with a VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 certification? This in-depth study guide covers all exam objectives, thoroughly preparing you with challenging review questions, real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, and more.
  • VMware’s vSphere 4 is the latest offering from VMware, the leading virtualization software provider on the market
  • Prepares you for the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) on vSphere 4 (VCP-410) certification exam, with complete coverage of all exam objectives
  • Guides you through such topics as planning, installing, and upgrading ESX/ESXi; configuring ESX/ESXi networking and storage; installing and configuring vCenter Server; deploying and managing virtual machines; and more
  • Reinforces your preparation with challenging review questions, hands-on exercises, and real-world scenarios
  • Includes a CD with Sybex test engine, electronic flashcards, and practice exams

Make sure you’re ready for VMware’s VCP certification exam with this packed study guide.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

From the Back Cover

Build your skills in virtualization with VCP4 certification

Demonstrate your ability to handle vSphere 4 virtualized systems with VMware’s VCP4 certification.

This in-depth guide prepares you for Exam VCP-410: VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 (VCP4). You’ll find 100 percent coverage of all exam objectives and essential topics, such as installing and upgrading ESX/ESXi, installing and configuring vCenter Server, deploying virtual machines and vApps, and much more. Inside, find:

  • Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you’re getting the instruction you need for the exam
  • Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills
  • Real-world scenarios that put what you’ve learned in the context of actual job roles
  • Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
  • Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam
  • A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective


Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes chapter review questions and bonus exams.


Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards. Also on the CD, you’ll find the entire book in searchable and printable PDF. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence. Includes Real-World Scenarios, Hands-On Exercises and Leading-Edge Exam Prep Software Featuring:

  • Custom Test Engine
  • Hundreds of Sample Questions
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • Entire Book in PDF