VMware Infrastructure 3 – 3 months in

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Christian has a great post on their VMware Infrastructure 3 experience so far. He talks about VMware Converter and their 12-step program for moving their Domino server and databases. VMware Infrastructure 3 – 3 months in We have virtualized 20 servers, including a few test servers, and all of them behave very nicely without any Read more...

OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) now available as Virtual Appliance

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From Richard Garsthagen: OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) now available as Virtual Appliance. Well the machines just started rolling out of the factories, but if you are interested to know what the childeren in the poor african countries will have to their disposal, you can check out the OLPC as a virtual appliance. Tom Hoffman Read more...

Using VMware Converter

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Craig Pringle walks us through some steps of using VMware Converter, now in beta, wih very nice screen shots. Craig Pringle – Converting a Physical Machine to a Virtual Machine. After that I installed VMWare Converter onto a Windows 2003 Server that is alreadly running VMWare Server.  After installing I launched VMWare converter.  Basically from Read more...

Turn your app into an appliance

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Earlier this month, rPath put out a nice offer to ISVs: they will do a free "Application to Appliance" conversion to turn your commercial software application into virtual appliance. The application process begins here, and there’s just three qualifying questions: Is the application built to run on Linux (any Linux distribution)? Is the application server-based? Read more...

Virtual Grids and Resource Pools

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If you clicked through on the last post (There is No Spoon), you’ll see that Paul, our intrepid blogger, finished his rant with: The Von Neumann Architecture is not so much going to die as it is going to replicate itself so many times it is going to force us to consider other, more simple Read more...