Cheap home lab build: virtualization server, GNS3 for CCNA-CCNP rack, and ZFS

| April 3, 2017

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Here I build a virtualization server which can be rack mounted inside an IKEA Lack table converted to host a Cisco CCNA-CCNP home lab (with GNS3 for Cisco router emulation) and virtualization lab for studying. This video is a shorter, updated and compressed version of a video which I uploaded half a year ago about building a cheap virtualization host for home use, i.e. not involving expensive industry grade server components. The VT-x (AMD-v) virtualization extension and VT-d (IOMMU) feature for direct PCI-e device direct bypass/passthrough to VMs are discussed.

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