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Hypervisor Brief Intro

View of Avi Kivity By Irfan Habib, http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9764?page=0,1 … In many ways, VMware is a ground-breaking technology. VMware manages to fully virtualize the notoriously complex x86 architecture using software techniques only, and to achieve very good performance and stability. As a … Continue reading

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Decided to Switch KVM

Choosing a hypervisor in #Cloud projects always costs me time, between Xen & Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). After an interesting discussion with one of Cloud Computing architect @ IBM, we get a deal – use KVM for future #Cloud implement. … Continue reading

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Enable VT @ BIOS

One of my customer asked me how to reuse the old fashioned PC in their Cloud. The question leads to “How to enable VT @ BIOS?”. I wrote the following message to my customer: Go to BIOS setting, then “Enable” … Continue reading

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Fix Virtualized Windows XP on VirtualBox 3.0 over Ubuntu 9.04

Configuration: Host OS > Ubuntu 9.04 Guest OS > Windows XP VirutalBox > 3.0.0 Symptom: Windows XP crashes very frequently and the dump shows As well as the message > DRIVER_UNLOADED_WITHOUT_CANCELLING_PENDING_OPERATIONS Solution: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Processor Or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Intelppm And changing the ‘Start’ value … Continue reading

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What does RackSpace offer?

Part of the following comes from: http://www.comparewebhosts.com/…htm Rackspace’s cloud strategy is supported by three core offerings, all part of Mosso, Rackspace’s Cloud Hosting Division. The company’s existing Hosting Cloud and CloudFS storage offerings have been re-branded to reflect the company’s … Continue reading

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Q&A: Citrix exec says cloud to carry Xen against VMware

Source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-10076377-92.html Author: Peter Judge Copyright: ZDNet I’m looking for the comparison between Xen and VMWare. I believe this interview tells some result and I highlight the key points in italic and bold from my understanding. =-=-=-=-=-=-=- Citrix aims to … Continue reading

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Is Amazon Ready For The Enterprise?

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/…is-amazon-ready-for-the-enterprise-26615.html Author: ALISTAIR CROLL Copyright: GigaOm With a flurry of announcements in recent weeks, Amazon has extended its cloud computing lead. The beta label’s gone. It can run Windows applications. By investing in firms like Elastra, it’s tackling enterprise … Continue reading

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