IMPORTANT Have you read page xvii?
It contains valuable information regarding the skills you need to pass the exam.
Virtual machines are old news. Not only are physical servers being virtualized, but now firewalls, storage, switching, and all other sorts of technology are now being virtualized and managed through software interfaces. These technologies come together to create the Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC).
The Software-Defined Datacenter is an on-premises anchor of a hybrid cloud strategy, enabling the datacenter to extend into the public cloud and to private hosted clouds while maintaining a single administrative view of the infrastructure and ...