As a proof-of-concept for USC computer science labs,I set up eight Windows 7 VMs on the same physical host in the Windows Server demonstration below,and recorded firing them up simultaneously and doing some light web browsing,etc. on several of them. Performance is pretty solid;you could probably cram double this many guests [...]
I’ve been surprised and pleased at just how well Windows Server 2008 runs virtualized under Debian Squeeze. I first started running virtual Windows Servers purely for the disaster recovery and portability aspects,expecting to pay with a drop in performance…but what I found was that in a lot of cases,Windows 2008′s performance is [...]
One of the things that I’ve missed on the Linux desktop is simple audio tone control in the sound volume applet. It particularly annoys me that Gnome allows you to set cruddy little reverb profiles (wow,all my audio sounds like a dog barking now…uh…thanks…),but if your speakers need a little help [...]
Another consultant emailed me a .evt file recently for review. Which is great,except I frequently go days now without sitting in front of a Windows workstation –or at least,not one that isn’t broken and in need of fixing. So,I needed to find a Windows Event Log viewer.
There isn’t currently one [...]
So,I finally got an e-reader today. After getting my wife a Nook Color for her birthday,I found it intriguing enough to take the plunge and get my own. I still wasn’t sure I would really be into it,but the only way to find out for sure was to go ahead and take [...]