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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.

How To Virtualize A Physical Linux Machine

How To Virtualize A Physical Linux Machine

This tutorial shows how you can virtualize a physical Linux machine. It is intended not only for virtualization, but for any relocation of a RedHat Linux based system from one machine to another.

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On A Fedora 9 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On A Fedora 9 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server (version 1.0.6) on a Fedora 9 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).

Get WebVZ On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

Get WebVZ On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

First you must have OpenVZ installed and configured. You can find a tutorial to do this on HowtoForge. Because of a small problem/error in Debian Etch, it is not possible to update the Rubygems system because a Require in the gems is missing. But we can solve it with a simple edit of the file. WebVZ is one of the simplest and most powerful web management tools for OpenVZ.

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Etch

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Etch

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Debian Etch 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.

Installing Xen On An Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Server From The Ubuntu Repositories

Installing Xen On An Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Server From The Ubuntu Repositories

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04) server system (i386). You can find all the software used here in the Ubuntu repositories, so no external files (apart from a fixed Ubuntu Xen kernel to enable networking for the virtual machines) or compilation are needed.

VMware Server On Ubuntu 8.04 Mini-Howto

VMware Server On Ubuntu 8.04 Mini-Howto

When upgrading from Ubuntu 7.10 to 8.04 my VMware server stopped working, this what I had to do to get it up and running...

Recovering Corrupted VMware Disk Images

Recovering Corrupted VMware Disk Images

Many a time I cursed and vailed because VMware had let me down. Here is a "quick" and dirty way to access your corrupted VMware server/workstation .vmdk files.

How To Configure NX Client To Make A Remote Desktop Connection To View VMware Server Console Contents

How To Configure NX Client To Make A Remote Desktop Connection To View VMware Server Console Contents

I know many of you are strugling with this one. It took me sometime to find the proper settings in NX Client for Windows. Many times after making the connection to the VMware Host Server - I could not see anything but a black screen of the Guest OS inside the VMware Server Console.

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