VCDX – Logical & Physical Design Blueprints

One of the requirements for the VCDX submission is a set of Logical and Physical Design Blueprints.  As the name suggests, the Blueprint collates all of the pertinent information from each technology silo of the Architecture Design into one document.  I have heard of candidates not using a separate set of broadsheets and still being accepted, however my advice is take the time and effort to prepare the A3 diagrams.

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VCDX – How do I measure if my Customer Requirements are being met?

One of the biggest challenges with developing your design is checking and measuring how closely your Logical and Physical Design decisions have aligned with the Customer’s Business Requirements.  This is one of the reasons why it is worth starting your design from a blank sheet of paper and ignore any templates you may have access to; they distract you from the fundamental process.

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VCDX – Recipe for Success

After two attempts, 12+ months and 1,000+ hours of effort, I finally achieved the VCDX5-DCV certification (#133) in Frimley 2014.  Thank you to all that supported me, particularly my wife and kids. Continue reading VCDX – Recipe for Success