• How do I find out what environment my OS is running in?

    How do I find out what environment my OS is running in – such as fully-virtualized (where the VMM does binary translation), para-virtualized or non-virtualized? I have some idea of how to go about it (some operations like accessing a memory page/disk will take longer time in a virtualized...

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  • Differences between an emulator and a virtual machine

    Now this may seem like a generic question but I'm looking for the differences between an "emulator" and a "virtual machine". I know the basic difference between the two include an emulator is specifically used for games while virtual machines are used for operating systems. But aren't there other...

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  • What are the technical capabilities for Parrot versus other VMs?

    This is more of a general question: I know Parrot is the virtual machine that was originally designed for Perl 6.I'm actually trying to figure out what the technical capabilities Parrot"s VM offers against other competing VMs (Java Virtual Machine/Common Language Runtime)? Thanks!

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  • Creating VM copies for temporary use

    Is it possible to copy the VMs located in a data store and put them up on a different server while performing maintenance on the main virtualization server? I’m using Linux, so I don’t think the Converter utility will work.

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  • Should I implement Jira on a virtual machine?

    This is more of a basic question but has anyone experienced success or failure running Jira on a VM?My server is almost to capacity and I'm trying to set up a new source control / defect tracking server. A few of my tech related friends suggested a VM (which would free me from hardware problems and...

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  • What are the differences between Docker.io and a normal virtual machine?

    Can someone tell what is specifically different between Docker.io and a full virtual machine? How does it manage to provide a full filesystem, isolated networking environment, etc., without being as much of a performance drain? Why is it easier to deploy software to a Docker.io than to a consistent...

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  • Create a portable VM (using VMware)

    I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to create a fully portable virtual machine that uses VMware products. I'm looking to to create a VM, install several apps, put the VM on a USB2 drive and run it on a Windows OS (while not downloading anything in host). Is this possible? If possible, which...

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  • Best ways to optimize my development virtual machine?

    I'm using a virtual machine for my development (as a best practice) so I'm basically trying to optimize my VM as much as possible. This is what I have installed already:Server 2003IISVisual Studio 2008Just for my understanding, what's the best way to optimize my development VM? Can anyone provide...

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  • Running Windows Server 2012 as a guest VM

    I’d like to run my Windows Server 2012 as a guest virtual machine under a Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host? Can this be done? If so, are there any restrictions on what the guest OS can do in this situation? I’m hoping to use it for IIS, COM+ and general WinForms installation functionality....

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  • SMP is equivalent to Virtual Machines?

    Hi all, I have a doubt regarding to relation SMP to Virtual Machines. I have license for Up to 4-way virtual SMP. Then, I'm not sure if this license is for up to 4 Virtual Machines (vCPU). regards

    Jtorres10 pointsBadges:
  • To connect two Linux virtual machines in VMware

    I have installed two virtual Linux servers on VMWARE 2.0 and I need help on how to connect those servers, can anybody please help me out with this one.

    Ars9995 pointsBadges:
  • Active virtual machines

    Is it too much of a pain to keep a monthly active VM usage rate? That is can I report the number of VMs being used on a monthly basis?

    Rugby95 pointsBadges:
  • Streaming video issues

    We want to visualize on of our systems. However, we are having an issue when trying to do streaming video, both the video and audio are choppy at best. We have tried doing it on a local box connected through RDP, choppy and connecting to a terminal server, much worse. We are starting to research...

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  • Re-starting Virtual Machines periodically

    Hi All, I want to know the procedure on how to re-start a virtual machine for every "X" hours. Please help me with the full procedure along with the script. Thanks in advance.

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  • How to run virtual machine in MacBook created in external harddisk from PC running Windows XP Home?

    I wanted to transfer my Windows XP Home applications and setup to my MacBook running on Leopard OS. After using the free VMware Converter on my PC to create a virtual machine (VM) in an external harddisk and copying it to my MacBook, I realised something else is needed to run it. Do I need to buy...

    Lpengkee5 pointsBadges:
  • Deleted delta.vmdk files

    Our delta.vmdk files were deleted by "accident" and our VM's now no longer power on. How can we replace them?

    Cantdoit5 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V VM settings 3070MB memory limit

    I Installed Hyper-V R2 to ML150 G3 hardware. Everything works fine, but I can't set over 3070MB memory to any VM's configured. There is 16GB physical memory available. I get "Out of bounds" error if I try to set more memory to VM. What could cause this? I have no such problems with our other two...

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  • Free IT Book: Foundation of Green IT

    The enterprise is starting to catch on: Data growth is threatening to get out of control unless changes start being made now. Marty Poniatowski's Foundation of Green IT is a great guide to consolidation, virtualization, efficiency and ROI in the data center. With three comprehensive,...

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  • Can I download virtual machines on my Windows box?

    Can I download runnable virtual machines on my windows box like Ubuntu for example? Can I run that within windows? Is it somewhere out on the net preconfigured?

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  • Multiple users accessing KVM

    How can I have multiple users access our kernel-based virtual machine at the same time? Can we use some sort of screen sharing to get around the 1 user at a time limit?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:

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