Tagged: Virtual Machine

A Virtual Machine is literally a machine running atop of another machine. Virtualization enables a physical machine to become an host to many virtual machines called guests. Guest are full-blown machines and can be assigned RAM, CPU and Storage from the host.

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NethServer: A painless Linux server you will love

NethServer is a CentOS-based, all-in-one, easy-to-use Linux distribution. If you’ve ever tried to run a small Linux server for a small company without much experience on your shoulders, well, you might have noticed you have to...

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FreeNAS 11: new features, VMs, new GUI, goodbye Corral

FreeNAS is probably the most popular and most used Free NAS Operating System. After the retirement of FreeNAS Corral, the FreeNAS team is proud to present its successor: FreeNAS 11. This release aims at adding new...

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What’s new in OpenStack Ocata

Coming two months earlier than scheduled, on 22th February 2017, OpenStack Ocata is the 15th release of the OpenStack project. This release was squeezed in a shorter time-frame, nevertheless has a focus on a few important...

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Proxmox: manage your virtual machines like a pro!

Virtualization can be a difficult thing at times. Many variegated solutions, different technologies and platform-specific procedures make virtualization difficult to grasp for beginners. Proxmox VE is an open source server virtualization software that provides enterprise-class features...

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Containers: What are they and why do you need them?

Virtual machines revolutionised pretty much the industry at the time of their inception. Today another huge revolution is happening in the IT: containers. Many are speaking of it, but as any buzz-word, it can be difficult...

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How to install ESXi nested inside ProxMox VE

So, one of the tasks I had to complete this past week was: Install an ESXi hypervisor in a virtual machine, on top of a Proxmox VE 4 infrastructure. This post documents the process (since I...

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What is a Virtual Machine?

One of the biggest revolutions in the IT industry was Virtual Machines. The capability of using a machine to host different operating systems (and consequently parallelize workloads) opened a whole new world. But what is a...