KVM Certification Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization infrastructure for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. This course is the best course for you if you want to learn the functionalities of Hypervisor. This course teaches how to install a Linux and Microsoft System, How to do a live migration, How to clone systems, How to manage memory and CPUs in a KVM system, How to manage guest systems, Overview of security for KVM and many more.

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Course Description


KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) is a hypervisor - a software shim providing a consistent interface to the hardware for one or more guest OSs. Through an intensive series of hands-on workshops you will learn procedures for installing networking and managing guest OSs under KVM. With the course being 90% hands-on workshop this course is designed for those who learn by doing. As an added benefit by the end of the course the workshop notebook becomes a customized set of procedures for working with Linux KVM implementations.


At the end of KVM training course, the participants will learn:

  • How to install a Linux and Microsoft System
  • Paravirtual device drivers
  • How to do a live migration
  • How to clone systems
  • How to manage memory and CPUs in a KVM system
  • How to manage guest systems
  • Overview of security for KVM
  • How to add disks (local, NFS, iSCSI), cdroms, and usb devices
  • How to build storage pools
  • Building networking

Suggested Audience

Anyone needing to deploy KVM on a Linux system.

Duration - 3 Days


Background in Linux Administration

Course Curriculum

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  • Background on Red Hat KVM
  • Details on virsh
  • Overview of qemu  Commands
  • Host System Setup
  • Allowing non-root user access to KVM
  • Simple Linux Domain Installation
  • The XML Control Files
  • Default Networking
  • User Mode Setup
  • Socket Redirection
  • Virtual Bridge Network Setup
  • Physical allocation (macvtap)
  • Overview of VDE
  • Monitoring networking
  • Routing in Virtual Networks
  • Working with Unmanaged Storage
  • Working with  Storage Pools
  • How to work with NFS
  • Working with cdroms and dvd
  • Working with USB Devices
  • CPU Allocation and Over Commitment
  • Memory Allocation and Over Commitment
  • Understanding Balloon Memory Management
  • Type of  Snapshots
  • Snapshots with qcow2
  • Backup and movement
  • Using vnc
  • Working across the network with virt-manager
  • Working across the network with virsh
  • Background on Live Migration
  • Setting Up for Migration
  • Executing a Migration
  • Background on Security
  • Working with IPTables and KVM
  • Overview of SELinux and KVM 


SpringPeople works with top industry experts to identify the leading certification bodies on different technologies - which are well respected in the industry and globally accepted as clear evidence of a professional’s “proven” expertise in the technology. As such, these certification are a high value-add to the CVs and can give a massive boost to professionals in their career/professional growth.

Our certification courses are fully aligned to these high-profile certification exams; at the end of the course, participants will have detailed knowledge, be eligible and be fully ready take up these certification exams and pass with flying colours.



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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

  1. We are happy to refund full fee paid - no questions asked - should you feel that the training is not up to your expectations.
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  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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