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Teleaoidos and the Virtual Machine

I’ve decided to install a Linux VM on my OS X Mavericks machine. There are two reasons why I am doing this. Three, really – the third reason being it is fun! 802 more words


Setting up your first VM - Creating the virtual machine

Now that we’ve set up a new datastore we’re ready to deploy our first virtual machine. In this tutorial we’re going to be configuring and deploying a Windows Server 2008R2 virtual appliance, but the steps are the same regardless of the operating system you choose.


PowerCLI - Disable/Enable hotadd cpu and memory options on multiple virtual machines

Hot Add Memory and Hot Add vCPU options in VMware lets you to add Memory and vCpu to virtual machine while the vm is powered-on however there might be situations where we would like to disable this option on virtual machines due to critical applications running on those VMs. 298 more words


Docker Red Hat and Containerization Wreck Virtualization

Conversation has popped up around a few tweets Alex Williams regarding virtualization at the Red Hat Summit. One of the starts to the conversation.

How Project Atomic fits with Docker, geard, etc.

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Speed up my VM please

Add these setting to your *.vmx file to speed up operation & shutdown.
maxvcpus = "0"
memsize = "4096"
mem.hotadd = "TRUE"

MemAllowAutoScaleDown = "FALSE"
MemTrimRate = "0"
sched.mem.pshare.enable = "FALSE"
mainMem.useNamedFile = "FALSE"
mainMem.partialLazySave = "FALSE"
mainMem.partialLazyRestore = "FALSE"

prefvmx.useRecommendedLockedMemSize = "TRUE"
prefvmx.minVmMemPct = "100" 23 more words

Vagrant + VirtualBox = Free VM on Mac

About Vagrant (vagrantup.com)

If you need a Linux based virtual machine on a Mac, you could shell out $60 for VMware Fusion for the Mac.  Or you could use Vagrant + VirtualBox and create a VM for free. 300 more words


Server-Side, Converged Storage vs. Shared Storage

As I discussed at a recent event and covered in one of our top-read articles, “How Will Storage Controller Technology Evolve in 2014?“, this may be a year of significant change in the way we architect storage. 750 more words