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My Simple Diary of OpenStack Summit

This is my 3rd time attending OpenStack summit. The world is changing fast. Since I came back from OpenStack summit Atlanta, I do see new fresh air Ceph, from Inktank, acquired by Red Hat months ago, a proved product which … Continue reading

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How to Share a VPN from VM on Mac

Because our OpenConnect VPN from company provides a very poor connection for Mac, I switch to share an AT&T Global Network (AGN) VPN running in a Ubuntu VM inside of Mac OS. Here are the steps On Mac Install VirtualBox … Continue reading

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Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 2)

I talked w/ David Ke Zhu @ dev team and confirmed that VirtIO is a mandatory plugin driver to apply in order to improve the IO performance of disk + network. HSLT depends on this driver. (Thanks to David). Good … Continue reading

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Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 1)

We received a complaint regarding KVM performance issue today. Customer reports the performance is poor when copying files from native bare- metal Windows box to Windows 2003 VM created over KVM on CentOS 5.5 host box. Searching @ RHEL KVM … Continue reading

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Windows Azure versus Amazon EC2

http://news.techworld.com/data-centre/3228389/windows-azure-versus-amazon-ec2/ Windows Azure versus Amazon EC2 Microsoft cloud official says infrastructure and platform cloud lines will blur By Jon Brodkin | Network World US | Published: 10:36 GMT, 28 June 10 Microsoft’s Windows Azure and Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud tackle … Continue reading

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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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