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Virtualization in the Real World

by David Davis

In this course, you will explore virtualization in action, compare the functionality across multiple platforms, and learn the basics of how server, network, and storage virtualization come together to run workloads in the real world!

What you'll learn

Are you new to virtualization? In this course, Virtualization in the Real World, you will learn foundational knowledge of how to run a single workload across multiple virtualization hypervisors. First, you will see how to run the same virtual machine on Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, VMware Fusion, VirtualBox, and the public cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2. Then, you will learn how to convert virtual machines to be run on different hypervisors. Next, you will discover how to create virtual machines. Finally, you will explore how to configure virtual resources, and perform real world virtual infrastructure administration. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of the basics of how server, network, and storage virtualization come together so you can run workloads in real world data centers.

About the author

David has authored over 100 courses for around enterprise data center technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and (especially) VMware vSphere. He is a partner at where he creates compelling enterprise technology content, moderates online events, and helps to connect some of the best-known technology companies in the industry with the end user community. With over 20 years in enterprise technology, he has served as an IT Manager, administrator, an... more

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