Creating a Lab with VMware Workstation Pro

In this course, you’ll learn why you should create a lab, how to create a lab step by step, and how to virtualize a variety of different operating systems. If you want to build an awesome virtual lab with VMware Workstation – this course is for you!
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 56m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 12, 2019
Duration
1h 56m
Description

Virtual labs allow IT Pros to create training, test, and demo environments to run different applications and multiple operating systems on their own desktop or laptop computer. In this course, Creating a Lab with VMware Workstation Pro, you will learn how to create a set of virtual machines useful for all kinds of testing scenarios. First, you will learn why you should create a lab. Next, you will explore how to create a lab. Finally, you will discover how to test multiple types of applications for various use cases. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge needed to build a virtual lab that can be used to run Windows, Mac, and Linux virtual machines and containers using VMware Workstation Pro.

About the author
About the author

David has authored over 50 courses for Pluralsight.com around enterprise data center technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and (especially) VMware vSphere.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Whether you're an IT professional, developer, or even a student who needs to run multiple operating systems, if you're developing applications or preparing for certifications, building a virtual lab has so many benefits, and it's easier than you might think. For anyone who uses a Windows desktop or laptop computer, VMware Workstation is the go-to tool for creating a virtual lab and running multiple operating systems. In this course, you'll learn why you should create a virtual lab, how to install VMware Workstation, how to create virtual machines with different operating systems, and how to perform advanced configurations. My name is David Davis, and I'm honored to be your instructor for this course. I've been writing, teaching, and speaking about enterprise technologies and especially virtualization for over 10 years now. During that time, I've created over 50 Pluralsight courses, and this is one of my favorite courses yet. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of exactly how to create your own virtual lab for testing, training, development, and certification. So buckle up, grab a beverage, and join me on this adventure into creating a virtual lab with VMware Workstation.