Cloud Desktop

I was having a discussion with a co-worker about the future of office computing… How we are basically stuck with one OS due to the application stack that the modern office space requires and possible options for the future.

I was reminded of GlideOS, a web-based “OS” that folded several years ago. I used it […]

Creating snapshots in a different location than default virtual machine directory for VMware ESXi

This is an excellent write-up on how to move the location of snapshot’s in VMware ESXi 5.1.

The free ESXi 5.1 has extremely limited backup options. No third party backup software is allowed to work with ESXi 5.1 in hopes of pushing you toward version 5.5 (v5.5 and up does not offer the same ease […]

Free Hyper-V Backup (2 vm’s)

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New releases of Hyper-V server

Full-featured Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 product evaluation software available for ISO download.

9 powerfully useful PowerShell tools | InfoWorld

9 powerfully useful PowerShell tools | InfoWorld.

Craig’s Hyper-V free primer (part 1 of 3)

Every time I set up another hyper-v free (core) box, I wind up pulling out my hair getting everything working. For me, the biggest problem is administrating the box.

I have three primary environments and a number of different clients I use to admin Hyper-V.

WORK: Hyper-V is still in testing at work as we […]

GUI Hyper-v Manager for Server 2012 core console using Powershell – Download: PSHVM 3.0 The All GUI Powershell Hyperv Manager

GUI Hyper-v Manager for Server 2012 core console using Powershell – Download: PSHVM 3.0 The All GUI Powershell Hyperv Manager.

Mount network shares using powershell

New-PSDrive –Name “Z” –PSProvider FileSystem –Root “\\servername\share” –Persist

12 Steps to Remotely Manage Hyper-V Server 2012 Core — PC-Addicts

12 Steps to Remotely Manage Hyper-V Server 2012 Core — PC-Addicts.

centos configuration, the continuing saga

So, if you have been following along various posts made here over the past month, you know that I have taken to centos as my go-to server. I have made a nice centos vm at work and configured it with LAMP to serve as a intranet server. Everything is running along nicely, so I thought […]