Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Your first virtual machine, part of CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep (N10-006) Part 6: Beyond the Typical Network.
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- Well the most fun part of virtualization…is making your first virtual machine.…Now, we're going to be using host-based hypervisors,…and when it comes to hypervisors, you've got…a lot of choices out there.…Probably the two biggest names out there are…VMWare and Microsoft.…VMWare has a whole bunch of products, all kinds of…different powerful tools for virtualization, and…the only downside is most of them cost money…and some of them cost a lot of money.…The Windows hypervisors usually come with Windows,…if you have Windows 7 or Windows 8, it comes with Windows,…and you can, well it depends on the version, but you have…some really powerful tools there.…
But there are other options out there.…Now, the one I want to show you is a completely free…option and it comes from Oracle, and it's called VirtualBox.…It's fairly simple to use, it's completely free, and it's…a great way to show you how to make…your first virtual machine, so let me fire this up.…So here we are with VirtualBox and I've just installed it…and there are no virtual machines, you can see on…
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