Takeaway: VMware Server is a free virtualization product that allows you to quickly get up and running with new virtual machines. In addition, it allows you to download and use pre-built "virtual appliances" that are available from the VMware Technology Network's Virtual Appliance Marketplace. This screencast will cover the requirements for installing the product and then will walk through the basic installation process to get you up and running quickly. Running time: 11 minutes
About the speaker: Anil Desai is an independent consultant and IT book author who has managed datacenter environments that support thousands of virtual machines. Anil is an MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA and a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server -- Management Infrastructure).
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