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CoreOS Rkt compared to Docker

Looking at CoreOS Rkt to get a comparison with Docker, as quite a few of the experienced operations developers I’ve spoke to about containers have raised concerns with Docker and prefer the pure standardised containers appoach that… 610 more words

Taking the plunge: Windows Server 2003 to 2012

This post provides some information about Windows Server 2003 and 2012 that could help you plan an upgrade in line with your circumstances.

At the time of writing, 14 July 2015 was the extended date Microsoft had for the… 491 more words


Changing the number of CPUs in a zone's processor set (pooladm) Solaris 11.1

This post is mainly related to SuperCluster configuration, but can be applied to other solaris based systems.

In SuperCluster you can run the Oracle RDBMS in zones, and the zones are CPU capped. 833 more words


The VENOM "virtual machine escape" bug - what you need to know

Thanks to Mike Wood and Andrew Ludgate of SophosLabs
for their behind-the-scenes work for this article.

Plenty of vulnerabilities have been fixed in the past week, with at least Adobe, Microsoft, Mozilla and… 1,121 more words


Bitdefender Makes the Impossible Possible - Inspection at Hypervisor level

Bitdefender has today unveiled its Hypervisor-based Memory Introspection technology that solves the ‘context versus isolation’ dilemma of security for virtualisation vendors and data centre administrators. 348 more words


vRO Deepdive Series Part 3 – Presentation Layer


This is the third vRO deep dive series and in this blog post, it will be discussing presentation layer. Before starting, I recommend you to read previous 2 blogs: 810 more words


Resolving no shared folders with VMWare Player 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 guest

VMWare Player is actually a very nice stable virtualisation solution … for older operating systems.

If you are using VMWare Player to experiment with newer operating systems like Ubuntu 15.04 you’ll find out quite quickly, standard stuff like vmware-tools fail to work.  270 more words