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Play by Play: Care and Maintenance of Development VMs

by Orin Thomas and Troy Hunt

In this course, you’ll learn about configuring and maintaining development virtual machines.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Care and Maintenance of Development VMs, Orin Thomas and Troy Hunt discuss what you need to know about configuring and maintaining development virtual machines. Learn about why you would use a development VM, how you can configure them to get the best performance, and real life examples of how you can configure Hyper-V to create a perfect development environment within a virtual machine. By the end of this course, you’ll have all the information you need to know about looking after and maintaining development VMs.

About the authors

Orin Thomas is an MVP, a Microsoft Regional Director, an MCT, and has a string of Microsoft MCSE and MCITP certifications. He has written more than 3 dozen books for Microsoft Press on topics including Windows Server, Windows Client, Azure, System Center, Exchange Server, Security, and SQL Server. In addition to authoring for Pluralsight, he is a contributing editor at Windows IT Pro. He has been working in IT since the early 1990's and regularly speaks at conferences in Australia and around the... more

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security, an ASPInsider, and a full time Author for Pluralsight—a leader in online training for technology and creative professionals. Troy has been building software for browsers since the very early days of the web and possesses an exceptional ability to distill complex subjects into relatable explanations. This has led Troy to become an industry thought leader in the security space and produce more than twenty top-rated courses ... more

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