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MI University: Building and Managing Mixed Infrastructures


There are a number of reasons for adding a second hypervisor to your environment, such as saving on licensing costs, improving functionality and avoiding vendor lock-in. But deploying a mixed virtual environment complicates hypervisor management and can introduce hidden costs and inefficiencies. With this classroom, weigh the pros and cons of opting for multiple hypervisors and learn strategies for properly installing and managing a new hypervisor.


David Davis Analyst,

David Davis is a virtualization and cloud computing expert, author, speaker, and analyst at David has spoken at many conferences, including VMworld in the U.S. and Europe. A library of David's video training courses can be found at For more information on how to contact David, his speaking schedule and his latest projects, visit his personal Web site,

Shannon Snowden Contributor

Shannon Snowden has been a system administrator, engineer and trainer for more than 10 years. Certifications he has held in that time include Microsoft MCSE and MCT, Novell CLP and CNI, VMWare VCP #12 and vExpert, XenSource XCP and XCT and Citrix CCA and CCI. He was fortunate enough to get involved with i386 virtualization from essentially the beginning, working with VMware products, and has expanded into Xen, XenServer, Hyper-V VirtualBox, QEMU and other platforms.

15 Mar 2013
19 Mar 2013
5 (hh:mm:ss)
Virtual Environment

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