In this episode, Rick Vanover welcomes Patrick Kremer. Patrick is a Senior Consulting Engineer in Chicago, and blogs at PatrickKremer.com. Patrick is also on Twitter at: @KremerPatrick. Rick and Patrick talk at length about the testing and certification process, including recent test center errors in the process that Patrick blogged about, and how this impacts the virtualization professionals career path. Rick also reminds everyone to check out Backup Academy, free training and certification for IT pros.