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Performance testing a Synology NAS using Iometer

In my last post, I discussed building a lightweight VMware infrastructure for a customer using a Synology RS2414RP+ NAS.  Today, I wanted to do some performance testing and baselining to get an idea of the kind of load it would support.  487 more words


DPDK-OVS source code notes - overview

Standard Open vSwitch

Standard Open vSwitch has control plane (ovs-vswitchd and ovsdb-server) running in user space, while data plane stays in kernel. Vswitchd talks to ovs kernel module via netlink.   547 more words


How to set up VMware ESXi, a Synology iSCSI NAS, and Active/Active MPIO

This week, I’ve been working on a lightweight virtualization infrastructure for a customer and I thought you’d like to see a little of how I put it together. 1,408 more words


Firejail 0.9.8 Release Announcement

We are happy to announce the release of Firejail version 0.9.8. Firejail is a generic Linux namespaces security sandbox, capable of running graphic interface programs as well as server programs. 611 more words


Importing a Foreign VMDK

One of my users asked me for a VM last week to test out some demo software.  I created the VM and handed it off.  Later, he told me that something was wrong with the server because he couldn’t get his demo to run.  474 more words


Cisco Nexus - Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Explained

Cisco Nexus – Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Explained For cisco Nexus fans -

Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) explained in plain and simple language.

To have better application availablity and flexible allocation of the w…

VDI Virtual Client IO and capacity planning

In order to offer the best possible efficient VDI solution, it is important to align the three resources CPU, RAM and Disk IO in the best possible way. 2,394 more words