* Posts by adamr001

7 publicly visible posts • joined 5 Oct 2016

1 in 5 VMware customers plan to jump off its stack next year


There are many virtualization options, but what network virtualization options do any of those support? As far as I know, none of them have anything that comes close to NSX.

Side note, Red Hat Virtualization is basically dead and "replaced" by OpenShift Virtualization.

Uptime guarantees don't apply when you turn a machine off, then on again, to 'fix' it


Re: Automation needed

But if they told you how to do it, why would you pay them $$$ for the support contract?

Pro tip: You can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password


Another workaround

I don't have a machine to test this on myself, but I heard changing root's shell to /usr/bin/false is another valid workaround.

VMware open sources VR overlay for vSphere


I would think it is older than 1997. The GUI looks like either Windows 3.x or Windows NT 3.x.

Solaris update plan is real, but future looks cloudy by design


Re: Sparc Emulator?

Transitive is what powered the Rosetta feature in Mac OS X to let PowerPC apps run on x86. Worked pretty well and was fast as far as I remember.

Oracle's systems boss bails amid deafening silence over Solaris fate


The are killing off more than just the FS1

They also recently killed off the Oracle Virtual Networking (former Xsigo) product. It is listed as EOL on the customer portal and they scrubbed all references to the product with the exception of a small mention on the Private Cloud Appliance product page (which isn't EOL).

They also scrubbed all references to their upcomming EDR InfiniBand fabric that was covered here. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/23/oracle_emits_carrier_enterprise_kit_at_mobile_world_congress/

Dell EMC 'backs' Huawei open-source management disrupter


Re: XKCD 927

Pretty much. Isn't this the same thing SMI-S is supposed to accomplish?