Virtualization: The Big Picture

Virtualization is used in datacenters and clouds around the world. In this course, you’ll learn how virtualization works, it’s numerous benefits, and have a solid foundation for future product-focused virtualization courses in the learning path.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
February 14, 2018
Duration
59m 34s
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
February 14, 2018
Duration
59m 34s
Description

New to virtualization? This course is one of the best entry-level virtualization courses you will find. In this course, Virtualization: The Big Picture, you’ll learn why you need virtualization and the basics of how it works. First, you'll gain an understanding of the IT challenge before virtualization then discover how virtualization solves these challenges by making IT more efficient, lowering costs, improving availability, and making the business more agile. From there, you’ll learn how the virtualization hypervisor uses abstraction to provide these incredible benefits. Finally, you’ll explore how virtualization is used in the public cloud. By the end of this course, you'll truly understand what virtualization is, how it can help you, and, most importantly, feel comfortable with 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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