Vmware VCP 5.0 Recertify VCP-DV

I currently am I VCP5 and want to recertifiy so I do not have to take another Vmware course. Is VCP-DV exam based on 5.1 or 5.5. All of the online practice exams I am finding are for 5.1
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There is at present, no reason for you to re-qualify, and take another course, despite VMware recommending all take the What's New Course - but it's not a prerequisite.

There are currently two exams

VCP510 or VCP550 Exam.

That's because at present there is no VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.5] Course..

There is a

VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.0]
VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.1]

and ... VMware vSphere: What's New [V4.x to V5.5]

So the Test people, have not released any tests, we do not use tests, we use the software, and read the books, and We use the information provided in the EXAM BLUEPRINT and follow it...

http://mylearn.vmware.com/lcms/web/portals/certification/VCP_Blueprints/VCP5-DCV-VCP550-Exam-Blueprint-v3_4.pdf
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compdigit44Author Commented:
So it sounds like I should go for the VCP 5.5 if I can find the 5.5 study practice exams...
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
It depends on why!

do you want to be a VCP510 or VCP550.....looking for a new job.... or just wanting current cert....

the reason I ask, is VCP60 is on the way.....

and as per other versions, it's likely again just completing VCP60 exam, with no need to do a course, and you could have a VCP60....we await VMworld......in San Francisco in 24-28 August 2014, it's not far away....

if you can wait two weeks.....
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compdigit44Author Commented:
My goal is just to recertify before the cut date which I think is March 2015????
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compdigit44Author Commented:
I have a feeling the VCP 6 exam will not be out for a while ...
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, March 2015 is the cut off date.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
So it sounds like VCP 6 will be coming out so then correct.. if so I will try and wait until it comes out..

Thanks Again
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Announcements will be made at VMworld 2014, which is not far away, and a few things are changing in ESXi 6.0/ vCentrer 6.0!
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