Zen and the art of scalability

Lately I’ve been giving  lot of thought to scalability. You see, a good portion of my work in the last few years has been scaling things. Junior admins configure and build things. Senior admins and architects are past the point of “getting $thing to work” and are into the realm of “getting $thing to work […]

Benefits of Virtualization

I’ll admit it. I was skeptical about the virtualization hype. I am not a big fan of adding overhead with no point- X on a server machine for example. The products I had played with were early on- Xen, Qemu, and other ones like that. They, frankly, sucked. About half a year ago, though, I […]

December 6, 2008 • Tags: , , , , • Posted in: Linux, VMware • 1 Comment