* Posts by JimboJones

6 posts • joined 20 Jan 2010

Telegraph website falls over in outage riddle

JimboJones

Hilariously, I'm getting the same for some stories on the reg homepage :)

Defragger salesman frags HP

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Defrag your SAN?

If you use thin provisioning then you don't defrag your SAN volumes! The free space gets defragged and you volume becomes full on your SAN, negating the thin provisioning benefits :)

Vodafone announces 4G roll-out for Germany

JimboJones

No LTE handsets?

What about the HTC Evo that the yanks have been running for a few months now?

Zoo man uses virtualisation to tame his server herd

JimboJones
FAIL

Hmmmm......

Was quite interesting. However, the "I was looking for a solution so I hired a load of consulants and they solved it for me" is a bit lame.

Citrix desktop virt soars in Q4

JimboJones

The best free hypervisor

It's certainly the best option for free virtualisation of Windows VMs, and the management tools are fair better than anything from the Open Source world. We've run our production web farm on XenServer for 2 years now, and had very few problems. I do worry Citrix will forget the standard users and focus on XenApp/XenDesktop. The pace of development and bug fixing in XenServer is definitely much slower than it was a year ago.

Vodafone revs up UK femtocell program

JimboJones

Oh dear...

These things have been great for us over the last year, however, the box is down today. Sold too many and not got the infrastructure to hold it up? Where have I seen that before :)

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