Ravello Free Lab Service for 2015-16 vExperts
Empowering vExperts with free ESXi Smart Labs
VMware ESXi Smart Labs powered by nested virtualization
Ravello’s HVX nested virtualization technology enables the VMware ecosystem to run custom VMware ESXi labs with hardware acceleration in AWS or Google.
Inviting all 2015-16 vExperts: Activate your free lab service
Once you sign up below, you will immediately get a standard two-week Ravello free trial. Next we will verify your 2015-16 vExpert status and transition you into the free lab service for vExperts. You do not need a credit card, or any AWS or Google Cloud credentials.
Learn & Share
Once you have your Ravello account, you can access Ravello Repo where you will find several useful blueprints - e.g. multi-node OpenStack, Autolab for vSphere 6.0 etc. You can add them to your library, spin up live environments, customize them, and practice and learn new technologies and methodologies. And you can share your own blueprints back with the community. If you prefer, you can also build them from scratch using the how-to guides below:
If you get stuck or need some help, please post a question or comment in our community forum
Community blog roll
Ravello is thankful to the vExperts and VMware community leaders who have shared their feedback and experiences and also created some really interesting blueprints. Here’s a selection of blogs from your fellow vExperts.