About

My name is Salah, I’am a Senior Consultant specializing in virtualization, Linux and Storage technologies with a big interest in automation, I have worked on diverse projects and technologies overs the years, and I always wanted to document my finding, which (maybe) can help others solve their problems or help beginners to understand new concepts.

I’m a big believer in IT certifications, specially those involving lab exam. Currently I hold the following (not always up-to-date):

  • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional (NCAP) 5.5
  • Services: Nutanix Consulting Specialist (NCS)
  • Nutanix Platform Professional 5.0 (NPP-5)
  • Nutanix Certified Professional 5.5 (NCP-5)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Clustering and Storage Management
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer – RHCE
  • EMCISA – Information Storage Associate Version 3
  • VMware Certified Professional 4 & 5 – VCP
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 Desktop – VCP-DT
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 Cloud – VCP-Cloud
  • VMware Sales Professional 5 Business Continuity – VSP-BC
  • VMware Sales Professional 5 Virtualization of Business Critical Applications – VSP-BC
  • VMware Sales Professional 5 Infrastructure Virtualization – VSP-IV
  • VMware Technical Sales Professional 5 – VTSP
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
  • MCTS (4 certifications)
  • MCITP Enterprise Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Windows Server 2008)
  • MCSA Windows Server 2003
  • ITIL v3

Disclaimer: This is a personal blog, opinions are mine and it doesn’t relate to my former, current or future employers/clients.