Proficiency Level 1
Cites examples of resources commonly and easily shared in a virtual environment.
Describes basic concepts of virtual processing.
Describes major hypervisor functions, features and capabilities.
Describes typical management and utilization reports.
Proficiency Level 2
Demonstrates how to use most basic hypervisor features and functions.
Has worked with server virtualization and partitioning.
Explains security features and considerations in a virtual environment.
Describes functions, features, and considerations for optimizing resource utilization.
Explains communication flow and interactions between virtual machines.
Proficiency Level 3
Demonstrates proficiency with all major commands and command sets.
Is experienced with using product for application, storage, server and networking virtualization.
Describes operational consideration for virtualizing desktops, mid- range, servers and mainframes.
Interprets daily activity and performance reports; tunes and tweaks accordingly.
Explains challenges and considerations for running different operating systems concurrently.
Explains the concept of application virtualization and mediated sharing.
Proficiency Level 4
Subject Matter Expert
Is knowledgeable in all areas of virtualization software and hardware architecture.
Is considered an expert in virtualizing in a large multiprocessor and cluster installation.
Implements interfaces and integration with different products and architectures.
Discusses expected and actual benefits and cost reductions associated with Hypervisor.
Explains operational considerations for security, auditability and control.
Monitors virtualization trends and experiences; recommends courses of action.