Category Archives: Computer Stuff

VMWare vCloud Director

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New cluster

Upgraded the ESXi 5.1 cluster to 3 x HP DL 360 G5 with 64G RAM each.

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Review: Verizon Jetpack MiFi 4620L

I’ve been using a 3g modem for quite some time now. When I go into the field for astrophotography, after the equipment is online/tracking and the camera is imaging, there can be more than a few hours where I don’t … Continue reading

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iSCSI port binding and traffic separation

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VMWare clusters

Shot of my ESXi 3.5 cluster. Two HP DL 360 G3’s. 4G RAM each, dual CPUs. Yes, those are Diet Coke cans. Can never have enough ventilation/air space. Shot of my ESXi 5 cluster. Three Dell XPS 720’s. 8G RAM, … Continue reading

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ESXi 5.0

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The new Dell XPS 9100

18GB DDR3 SDRAM, Intel Core i7-960 processor(8MB L2 Cache, 3.20GHz),┬áNvidia GeForce GTS450, and dual 500GB SATA3 drives in RAID0. Should be a screamer. The old vs. new. XPS 720 vs. XPS 9100.  

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VMWare ESXi – very cool stuff.

I’ve been using VMWare ESXi at home for about a year now. Maybe a little more. Totally cool. Running it on a HP ProLiant DL360G3 with twin procs and 4G of ram. Right now I’ve got Fedora10, Fedora11, Fedora 12, … Continue reading

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