Virtualization Essential Training

with Martin Guidry
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Virtualization Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 2h 51m Beginner


Virtualization is a vastly important topic to IT managers. It allows one computer to run multiple operating systems, leading to a more efficient use of hardware resources. In this course Martin Guidry explores the crucial concepts behind today's virtualization tech, its pros and cons, common uses, and hardware requirements. He dedicates two chapters to Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware Workstation, two of the most popular hypervisors, and then shows how to prep your existing infrastructure to accommodate virtualization. Before you leave, make sure to watch the tutorials on troubleshooting and backing up your virtual machines, so you can fix problems and recover your work in case of a system failure.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of virtualization
  • Virtualizing computer desktops
  • Designing a private cloud
  • Choosing the best virtualization solution for you
  • Creating a virtual machine with Hyper-V and VMware Workstation
  • Configuring your network for virtualization
  • Backing up, restoring, and migrating virtual machines
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(upbeat music) - [Voiceover] Hi. I'm Martin Guidry, and welcome to Virtualization Essential Training. In this course we'll look at the crucial concepts behind today's virtualization technologies. I'll start by discussing several advantages and a few disadvantages of virtualization. Then I'll show you how to use Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware Workstation to create and maintain virtual machines. We'll see how to choose the right virtualization technologies for your situation and how to prepare your existing IT infrastructure to accommodate virtualization.

We'll cover all these features, plus plenty of other tools and techniques. Now let's get started with Virtualization Essential Training.

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