Ace your VCAP5-DCA, demonstrate your exceptional knowledge of VMware datacenter virtualization, and differentiate yourself from thousands of VMware professionals! The Official VCAP5-DCA Cert Guide is the only VM-ware authorized and approved guide to the new VCAP5-DCA certification exam for datacenter virtualization professionals. Authored by leading VMware expert Cody Bunch (host of the popular "Brown Bag" series) and Jeremy Carter, it thoroughly covers every new exam objective, helping you systematically sharpen your skills in installing, configuring and administering large, complex virtualized environments. Organized to follow VMware's newest exam blueprint, it's packed with illustrations, tables, figures, screenshots, and realistic sample test questions -- all designed to help you learn more, learn faster, and remember more of what they learn. Walk through implementing and managing storage and networking; deploying DRS Clusters and managing performance; managing business continuity; protecting data; performing operational maintenance and advanced troubleshooting; securing vSphere; scripting and automating VMware datacenter environments; performing advanced vSphere installations and configurations, and much more. For all experienced VMware professionals seeking to go beyond VCP and earn VCAP5-DCA certification.