Physical Classroom Requirements

  • Room should be in ‘classroom format’ (desks and chairs facing the front of the room)
    • A large conference room may be acceptable
  • Projector with VGA input (1024 x 768 or better)
  • Whiteboard or flipchart (whiteboard preferred)
  • Internet access for students and instructor

Computer Requirements

This training course uses a local VMware Virtual Machine (VM), which connects to the remote machines in the Amazon EC2 cloud. Each student should have a Windows or Macintosh computer on which to run the VM.  Below are the additional computer requirements:

  • Minimum RAM required: 4GB
  • Minimum Free Disk Space: 10GB
  • VMware Player 6.x or above (Windows)/VMware Fusion 6.x or above (Mac)
  • If running Windows XP: 7-Zip or WinZip (due to a bug in Windows XP’s built-in Zip utility)

 Please share this document with your internal IT team and all participants. Send any questions regarding these requirements to us at

Your form submission has failed.

This may have been caused by one of the following:

  • Your request timed out
  • A plugin/browser extension blocked the submission. If you have an ad blocking plugin please disable it and close this message to reload the page.