New to virtualization? This course is the best entry-level virtualization course you will find anywhere. Learn what virtualization is, how it helps you, the various forms of virtualization, and where to go to learn more.
In this course, we’ll focus in on server virtualization, how it has helped so many enterprises, and what you would need to test and deploy it. We’ll review both VMware and Microsoft’s virtualization offerings available today and take a look at what it would be like to administer a virtual infrastructure. You’ll learn how to build a virtualization lab, gain an introduction to cloud computing, and find out what it would take to perform a mass consolidation of physical servers using server virtualization. Finally, you’ll learn about some valuable additional resources available for you to take the next step and learn more about virtualization!
Course Introduction Hello and welcome to Pluralsight. You're watching Introduction to Virtualization and this is the introduction lesson for the course. My name is David Davis of VirtualizationSoftware. com and I'll be your instructor for the course. Virtualization is a topic that's near and dear to my heart and I'm sure that once you finish this course you'll have a great understanding of virtualization and hopefully love virtualization just as much as I do. So with that, let's get started.