If you are restricted by your work desktops's RAM or availability of VS2010 or SQL Server on your development machine, Virtual Lab is the answer. With Virtual Labs you can learn almost everything about your favorite technologies like ASP.NET MVC, SharePoint, Exchange and so forth. All you need is an internet connection and browser.

Here is a link to MSDN Virtual Lab: Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 3 Fundamentals

https://cmg.vlabcenter.com/default.aspx?moduleid=069def11-decf-4f3f-ad60-2ec48123d9d3

Enjoy!