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February, 2013

  • 22 February

    OpenVZ vs. Xen — Who is the Virtual Winner?

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    Virtualisation has become very important in the last few years.  With the weak economy and need to cut back in spending, virtual servers have become a mainstream tactic.  However, you need to choose the right software to split your physical server into private servers.  This can be tricky since there …

October, 2009

  • 5 October

    What are Xen, Vmware, and Hyper-V?

    Question: What are Xen, Vmware, and Hyper-V? Answer: All three are popular virtualization software. Xen is a free and open source virtualization solution and is therefore included in some Linux distributions. Vmware is a commercial company with many virtualization products. Hyper-V, formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a commercial …

June, 2009

  • 12 June

    Lightning strike brings outages for Amazon cloud

    Amazon.com has released a statement saying that the recent outages experienced on some of their Web services were due to lightning strikes in the United States. On 6:30pm Pacific Daylight Time, a lightning strike caused some of the servers to lose power. This led to disruption with their EC2 service …