I want to share my experience in taking the Acquia Certified Drupal Site Builder Exam. Few friends and colleagues have asked me to provide them with a list of materials I used to study. The truth is, I did not study using any specific material for the exam. I simply registered and wanted to use whatever knowledge of Drupal I have accumulated to take the test and see what it will look like. I passed scoring more 80% which is fine for me. If you study, you may score 100%. This is my recommendation;
Drupal VM - Easy Local Drupal Development Environments was featured part of this week's weekly drop. It may a be a great tool for exploring Drupal locally.
The project aims to make spinning up a simple local Drupal test/development environment incredibly quick and easy, and to introduce new developers to the wonderful world of Drupal development on local virtual machines (instead of crufty old MAMP/WAMP-based development).
MemCached, Mailhog, phpmyadmin, Apache solr, xdebug and xhprof are preinstalled.