Maish Saidel-Keesing over at http://technodrone.blogspot.com/2009/07/how-heavy-is-your-esx-load.html has an interesting blogpost about troubleshooting a performance problem – which sounds like overuse/ill-thought out use of vSMP. My favourite part of the anecdote is when the guys asks why so many VMs have more than 1 vCPU they answer is “because that is what you get with any desktop computer”. That made me laugh out loud. In the spirit of this joke, I would like to introduce to Nathan Edwards.
Nathan is my step-son. About to graduated from Oxford with computing degree with specialism in graphics and computer animation. Anyway, in his spare time Nathan used to do a cartoon strip called ipage for the Leeds Uni magazine (he’s mate there was the editor). Anyway, here’s two ipages (0111 and 1010 – yes, he counts them in binary!) – the first made me piss myself laughing: