Introduction to Virtualization

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.
Course info
Rating
(856)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 1, 2014
Duration
2h 30m
Table of contents
Course Introduction
What Is Virtualization?
Why You Need Server Virtualization
What You Need to Test and Deploy Server Virtualization
Overview of VMware's Virtualization Offerings
Overview of Microsoft's Virtualization Offerings
Building a Virtualization Lab
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Server Consolidation
Learn More About Virtualization
Description
Course info
Rating
(856)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 1, 2014
Duration
2h 30m
Description

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!

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 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.