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VMware Certified Design Expert - Data Center Virtualization 2023

VCF Authorized Learning Partner Badge VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group of VCDX professionals is comprised of design architects highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments. Prove you can deliver true business value by validating your expertise in vSphere6.x and enabling the best performance, availability, and efficiency from your infrastructure and applications.


OPTION 1: If you hold a VCP or VCAP certification in a different track or no VCAP certification.

  1. Earn the VCP-DCV 2022 certification
  2. Earn the VCIX-DCV 2022 Badge
  3. Review and understand the Blueprint
  4. Select and build a design, based on the guidane in the handbook
  5. Submit and pass the application and design review
  6. Successfully defend the design against three panelists

OPTION 2: If you hold a VCDX-DCV Certification

Required examsRecommended VMware training course
Advanced Deploy VMware vSphere 7.x
  • VMware vSphere: Design [V7] (VSD)

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