Tablet only –1.6 lbs
ASUS has entered the Android tablet market with a compelling new contender –the Eee TF-101 “Transformer.” Featuring an Nvidia Tegra dual-core CPU at 1.0GHz,the device feels “snappier”than most relatively high-end desktop PCs –nothing lags;when you open an app,it pops onto the screen smartly. [...]
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 [...]
If you’ve never seen a machine equipped with a good Solid State Drive (SSD)…they’re pretty impressive.Â In this clip,I’m putting an Ubuntu 9.10 workstation with an Intel SSD through its paces.
Some of the reason that machine is so fast is Ubuntu –the newest release has some pretty significant disk speed [...]