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Install WebVZ 2.0 On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

Install WebVZ 2.0 On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

WebVZ is one of the simplest and most powerful web management tools for OpenVZ. This article explains how you can install WebVZ 2.0 on a Debian Etch system.

How To Shrink VMware Virtual Disk Files (.vmdk)

How To Shrink VMware Virtual Disk Files (.vmdk)

This guide shows how you can shrink the virtual disk files (they have the extension .vmdk) of your VMware virtual machines so that if you zip them, they will use much less space. It is then easier to upload and share them with other people.

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

How To Set Up A Cisco Lab On Linux (CentOS 5.2)

How To Set Up A Cisco Lab On Linux (CentOS 5.2)

I recently decided to study for the Cisco CCSP certification. My main concern in the beginning was the fact that most of the lab simulation software that I found out there could only run on Windows, this was a problem for me given the fact that I do not own a windows computer. After a quick search I found the wonderful Dynamips project that goes beyond what other simulators do by running actual Cisco IOS images, as well as the PEMU project which allows for running of Cisco PIX images. To integrate the various pieces of software and provide an interface for interaction with the devices I used dynagen.

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 5.2

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 5.2

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a CentOS 5.2 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

How To Create A Cluster Testbed Using CentOS 5 Virtualization And iSCSI

How To Create A Cluster Testbed Using CentOS 5 Virtualization And iSCSI

This guide attempts to provide a Xen based test environment where you can practice setting up a two node cluster (cluster setup itself is not discussed here - I'm merely giving you what you need to set it up).

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Fedora 9

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Fedora 9

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Fedora 9 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server (version 1.0.6) on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

Some Tips On OpenVZ Deployment

Some Tips On OpenVZ Deployment

I rely heavily on OpenVZ. In this article I would like to share some of my personal experiences in OpenVZ deployment. I assume that the readers already know how to install OpenVZ and the basics of OpenVZ. This article describes some tips on OpenVZ usage via the command line.

XEN On An Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) Server System (amd64) - High Performance

XEN On An Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) Server System (amd64) - High Performance

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install XEN on an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04)  Server System (amd64) without compromising on disk I/O and network throughput. You can find all the software used here in the Ubuntu repositories, so no external files or source compilation are required.

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