QEMU Certification Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

If you are looking for enhance your skills on virtualization then this course fits your requirement as QEMU (Quick Emulator) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization. This course concentrates on how to extend KVM and QEMU. It starts with a discussion of the architecture of KVM and follows this with the architecture of QEMU.

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Course Description


This course concentrates on how to extend KVM and QEMU. It starts with a discussion of the architecture of KVM and follows this with the architecture of QEMU.


At the end of QEMU training course, participants will be able to:

  • Know the architecture of  KVM and QEMU
  • Know how QEMU and KVM, interact on a programming level
  • Understand the pagetables and the mmu used by KVM
  • Know how to program VirtIO
  • Learn now KVM works with the CFS and CGroups
  • Be introduced to programming in the QEMU system.
  • Be introduced to security within KVM and QEMU

Suggested Audience

Programmers who are planning to modify KVM or QEMU

Duration - 5 Days


Must Have

  • Programming experience in C
  • Working knowledge of Linux kernel programming.
  • An understanding of building domains on Linux hosts

Course Curriculum

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  • X86 Background
  • Architecture of KVMrnHigh-level diagrams of sectionsrnThe kernel Module Partsrn/dev/kvmrnHand-On Exercise:  Mapping to the Codern
  • Architecture of QEMU
  • Overview of an emulation
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Mapping to the Code
  • Program Design of an Interaction
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Mapping the Interaction to the Code
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Setting up the Environment
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Compiling and Simple Testing
  • How KVM works with Kernel memory managementrnSwappingrnPage managementrnIntel's Extended Page Table (EPT)rnAMD's Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI)rnBacking with disk filernHand-On Exercise:  Working with MemoryrnUnderstanding NUMA useagernHands-On Exercise:  Working with NUMArnOverview of how Same-page Merging (KSM)rnHands-on Exercise:  Seeing how KSM worksrn
  • Details of VirtIO Architecture
  • Design of VirtIO
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Tracing a VirtIO Action
  • Hands-On Team Exercise:  Working with VirtIO
  • Overview of the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS)
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Working with the CFS
  • Resource Allocation with CGroups (CG)
  • Hands-On Team Exercise: Creating a Cgroups
  • Details of QEMU Architecture
  • QEMU Design
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Working thru QEMU Functions in the Code
  • Hands-On Team Exercise:  Adding to QEMU
  • Vulnerabilities of KVM
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Working thru a Vulnerability
  • Hands-On Exercise:  Exploring Defenses


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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.

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