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Upcoming New Directions

2014 is coming very close. Many things have happen a lot this year and I won't forget. Bad or happy are the things of past. Something new in life has to come and next year, upgrading job skills, travels more and financial saving are going to be top priority. This means I have to stop been addictive online shopping bitch next year. Upgrading job skills will be my highest to do list next year. I hate to say, without new certifications there won't any expectation getting salary raise. Every company (existing) now looking at it and got to keep up with the younger generation. After failing my first Installing and Configuring Microsoft Server 2012 exam, this cause me a huge set back moving to second level. I still haven't decide to retake the exam since it's not cheap. For personal own safety, I heading towards CompTIA A+ which I believe will be the best interest restart my IT learning. This year, I got to admit spending quite a lots on collections really make me blind with …

My Microsoft Server 2012 Exam Over

And I failed. The worst part was knowing the final score right away after the exam time over. Do I feel disappointed, no, I don't. But failing is not something to feel happy about since I folk out a lot of money on this course. To be honest, I didn't expect able to score 525 (700 passing score) in the exam. Well, not bad for the first try on server exam. I got to admit this exam is not something easily can be pass without touching and working in the real world servers a lot. While nowadays it is easy to deploy in VMware for learning. I personally find it not enough to understanding and familiar with its major built in tools. Secondly, there are simply too many restriction on real world deployment due to my other colleagues were not familiar (disagreement) with Window Server 2012 even my boss particularly doesn't allow me to implement too much group policy and some great features in the server. This greatly affecting my ability learning not to mention I rarely had the time …