Linux KVM for System Engineers
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Linux KVM for System Engineers

Learn KVM Installation, Configuration and Administration.
4.0 (239 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,312 students enrolled
Created by Yogesh Mehta
Last updated 2/2018
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understanding on KVM
  • Install and configuration of the KVM
  • Administration of the KVM
  • Performance monitoring and troubleshooting of the KVM
Requirements
  • Basics of any Linux/Unix distribution.
  • Laptop/PC with Intel Core i3/5/7 pr AMD processor , 04GB RAM and 40GB disk space.
  • Basics idea on Hypervisor (not a must)
Description

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization infrastructure for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. It was merged into the Linux kernel  mainline in kernel version 2.6.20, which was released on February 5, 2007. 

In this quick training on KVM ( Kernel Based Machines) , we will discuss the following topics with appropriate LABs at end of the session :

Quick Introduction to Hypervior and KVM :

  • What is a Hypervisor ?
  • KVM Quick Intro , its Pros/Cons and Terminology

KVM Installation and Configuration

  • LAB Details, Pre-Reqs for KVM Installation
  • KVM Installation
  • KVM Network Configuration
  • KVM Storage Pool Configuration

Creating Guest Virtual Machines

KVM Administration

  • Management of Guest Virtual Machines
  • Backup of Guest Virtual Machines
  • Expanding the disk sizes of Guest Virtual Machine
  • Guest Virtual Machines Snapshot Create/Restore
  • Renaming a Guest VM
  • Increasing resources on of Guest Virtual Machines
  • Cloning a guest VM
  • Troubleshooting the KVM issues.
Who this course is for:
  • System Admins/Engineers want to learn Linux KVM
Course content
Expand all 16 lectures 01:48:19
+ Welcome and Course Introduction
1 lecture 03:10

A quick welcome and introduction to the course on KVM ( Kernel Based Machines) We will discuss the following topics with appropriate LABs at end of the session :

  •   What is a Hypervisor ?
  •   KVM Quick Intro , its Pros and Cons and Terminology
  •   LAB Details, Pre-Reqs for KVM Installation
  •   KVM Installation
  •   KVM Network Configuration
  •   KVM Storage Pool Configuration
  •   Creating Guest Virtual Machines
  •   Management of Guest Virtual Machines
  •   Backup of Guest Virtual Machines
  •   Expanding the disk sizes of Guest Virtual Machine
  •   Guest Virtual Machines Snapshot Create/Restore
  •   Renaming a Guest VM
  •   Increasing resources on of Guest Virtual Machines
  •   Cloning a guest VM
  •   Troubleshooting the KVM issues.
Preview 03:10
+ Quick Introduction to Hypervisors and KVM
2 lectures 12:42
What is a Hypervisor ?
04:36
KVM Introduction and its Pros/Cons
08:06
+ KVM Installation and Configuration
4 lectures 29:03
LAB details and Installation Pre-Reqs
05:24
Configuring Networking for KVM
11:58
Configuring Storage for KVM
07:14
+ Creating Guest KVM
1 lecture 14:32
Guest Virtual Machine Creation using CLI & GUI
14:32
+ KVM Administration & BAU Tasks
8 lectures 48:52
Cloning a guest VM
03:57
Backup a guest VM
05:15
Expanding the Qemu disk size
03:43
Repair a corrupted Qemu disk
03:56
Manage the guest VM
13:12
Increasing resources on guest VM
05:44
Performance Monitoring and Trobleshooting
05:03
Quick Brainstorming on KVM
10 questions