Course Description

In this hands-on Virtualization Technology Essentials course students learn the essentials of virtualization including how to install, configure, manage, and deploy virtual devices, servers and workstations. Topics include selecting the proper virtual machine for your environment, partition servers to isolate applications, improve portability and migration, and create entire development and testing labs. Class includes practical labs with experience scripting administrative tasks, customizing virtual devices and networks and clustering virtual machines. The following virtualization products will be discussed and/or incorporated into labs: Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware Workstation and ESXi Server, VirtualBox from Oracle, and XenServer by Citrix.

Course Outline

  • Virtualization Concepts and Terminology
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Exploiting Virtual Workstation Functionality
  • Partitioning Servers
  • Virtualization with ESXi
  • Managing Microsoft Hyper-V


Prior experience with TCP/IP, and Linux recommended but not required.


21 Hours | 3 Days or 6 Nights

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Virtualization Technology Essentials
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 26, 2023 to Oct 12, 2023
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Rate non-credit $2,295.00
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