"virtual machines" tag

Funny Mythness

About Linux desktops in a business environment and virtual machines… best appreciated by experienced Linux users. There are many myths related to Linux in a business environment. For me, the most pervasive and…

Linux virtualization solutions

Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

Droid time

Virtual Machines For Abstraction: The Dalvik VM

With the rise of heterogeneous systems, there is a requirement for a scalable software system that is cost-effective and maintenance-free. Virtual machines (VMs) provide abstraction from the heterogeneity, and present a low-cost, scalable…

Debian time...

Debian 6.0 ‘Squeeze’: What’s New?

With its extremely long release cycle (this one took two years), Debian 6.0 Squeeze was rolled out on February 6th, amidst jokes like, “See you in 12 months’ time,” and “So they finally…

Time to debug

KGDB with VirtualBox: Debug a Live Kernel

Debugging an application live has always been easy for application developers, but debugging a live kernel has never been a simple option for kernel developers — it involves multiple machines with serial connections….

VirtualBox on a browser

phpVirtualBox — Accessing VirtualBox from a Browser

This article introduces phpVirtualBox, an open-source, AJAX and PHP-based implementation of the Oracle VirtualBox user interface

CodeSport

CodeSport (December 2010)

Welcome to CodeSport! In this month’s column, we feature a medley of questions covering C/C++, data structures, algorithms and operating systems. We close the year by featuring a bunch of questions based on…

Turnkey Linux -- High on Steroids

Get Started with Turnkey Linux — When and Where it Makes Sense

This article deals with getting open source software packages up and running on bare metal/virtual platforms in a stress-free manner. What happens when your online team asks for a Drupal or WordPress server,…

Programming questions

CodeSport (October 2010)

Welcome to CodeSport. Here are some of the solutions to questions we raised in last month’s column. My last column featured a medley of questions on computer architecture, operating systems and algorithms. Congratulations…

Linux on Linux without Privileged Access

Playing with User-mode Linux

This article gives you hands-on experience in setting up a User-Mode Linux (UML) kernel and getting it up on a running Linux OS. We see how to share files between the host Linux…

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