VMware News: VCA6-HC is retired and VCA-DBT launched

Two things from VMware: Good and Bad. They will be about VMware certifications. One of them was released recently and the other will soon be retired. What news should we start with?
Let’s start with a retirement certification. It will be withdrawn on September 15, 2017.
The VMware Certified Associate 6 Hybrid Cloud (VCA6HC) certification was created for individuals who want more credibility when discussing hybrid cloud platforms.
You’ll be able to:
How to improve your credibility when discussing cloud services
How to use a secure hybrid cloud platform to solve your business problems
How to define technical requirements for public and private cloud platforms.
How to describe and distinguish vCloud Air and the related services and technologies.
The VMware Certified Associate Hybrid Cloud Fundamentals (1V0-602) exam can be taken in conjunction with the VCA6HC certification. The 1V0-602 exam consists of 50 multiple-choice and single-choice questions in English, Japanese, and Chinese. It lasts for 75 minutes.
This exam validates the candidate’s ability identify technical requirements for Hybrid Cloud solutions and align them with vCloudAir based services and technologies.
Exam topics are divided into 3 sections
Section 1: Identifying and Differentiating VMware vCloud Air Components
Section 2: Identifying and Differentiating VMware Air Networking Technologies
Section 3: Identifying and Differentiating VMware vCloud Management Technologies
Preparation options
Free eLearning course on vCloud Air Fundamentals
Practice Exam: VCA6 HC (1V0-602)
VMware additional resources
ExamCollection practice test: VMware 1V0-602 Exams
Now that you have all the information you need about VMware retiring exam, it is time to get to the good news.
VMware Certified Associate – Digital Business Transformation (VCA–DBT) certification is an entry level certification in the cloud and virtualization industry.
The VCA-DBT was created for individuals to show their digital transformation expertise, which is highly valued in today’s IT market. It validates your knowledge of virtualization concepts and how they drive an enterprise’s digital agenda. This certification shows that candidates are familiarized with VMware products and technologies that support VMware Cloud Foundation, Cross-Cloud Architecture solutions, including vSphere and vSAN, NSX and the vRealize suite.
The VMware Certified Associate in Digital Business Transformation (1V0-701) exam can be taken to earn the VCA-DBT certificate. The 1V0-701 exam consists of 50 online tests that are non-proctored and can be taken in English. It lasts 135 minutes and includes multiple choice, drag-and-drop, and matching questions.
This exam measures a candidate’s knowledge of VMware and their ability to recommend technical solutions.
Preparation options
Recommended Training: VCA/DBT Training Modules in VMware Learning Zone
Exam Guide
VMware additional resources
ExamCollection database with VMware materials for free
It’s up you to decide what certification to get VMware certified specialist.