Earning this badge will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to architect a Kubernetes-based platform supported by complimentary technologies from the Cloud Native ecosystem for continuous delivery of applications.

1. Submit proof that you hold an Active/Non-Expired Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Certification from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

2. Pass the VMware Cloud Native Master Specialist Exam- 5V0-71.19

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Why does this badge have a year designator as its version?

Having a year as its certification version allows VMware to better maintain the exam and training content, and more importantly, provides certification candidates to communicate how current their skills are in relation to other certifications.

How do I share my badge?

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What are the benefits of a badge?

  • A single source that combines your credentials and provides a complete overview of your skills.
  • Digital badges allow for you to easily share your accomplishments in social media.
  • Provides employers with easy, valid verification of your VMware credentials.