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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