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Supermicro A1SAi-2750F with VMware 5.5

How to get the Intel i354 Avoton / Rangeley Adapter to work with VMware ESXi 5.5

A quick guide on how to get the Intel i354 Avoton / Rangeley Adapter to work with VMware ESXi 5.5


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Managing Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) with Citrix XenCenter Part 2

A guide to managing the Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) with Citrix XenCenter Part 2 continuing on our series around XenCenter



XenCenter Console

Managing Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) with Citrix XenCenter Part 1

A guide to managing the Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) with Citrix XenCenter Part 1


XCP Panda Loading Screen

Installing Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) from USB

Last week we started a new series of articles that will provide you with all the information you need to create your own private cloud and virtual desktop infrastructure. In the first article we covered Getting Started with X...



Xen Cloud Panda

Getting Started with Xen Cloud Platform (XCP)

An Introduction to Xen Cloud Platform (XCP). Create your own private cloud and virtual desktop infrastructure with Free Open Source Software (FOSS).


Cabinets of computing power.

Virtualization: A long brief history

A historical overview of virtualization in Supercomputers and mainframes sharing in the 1950s through Atlas, M44/44x, CTSS, Project MAC, CP/CMS, to VAX/VMS.



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Converting Hyper-V Virtual Machines to ESXi Virtual Machines

A guide to converting Hyper-V virtual machines to VMware ESXi virtual machines using the Starwind V2V converter.


How to Add Memory to an ESXi Virtual Machine

One very important aspect to the ESXi 5 All-in-One systems that have become very popular is getting the memory mix correct. Generally an OpenSolaris derived OS is used for storage as it provides both ZFS as well as native iSCSI...



Amazon EC2 t1.micro Instance Performance Benchmarks

A often asked question is whether one should use an Amazon EC2 t1.micro instance or a VMWare ESXi 5.0 server at home. For this test I decided to use the Linux 64-bit version of Geekbench by Primate Labs which is a fairly popula...


VMware ESXi 5.0 Feature vsmp not licensed, requires 16 have 8 Error Resolved

Recently we had a user question with someone trying to test a Linux virtual machine when they received a VMware ESXi 5.0 error stack with the following message: Feature vsmp not licensed, requires 16 have 8. This is a very eas...