Update time again

by Sebastien Mirolo on Sat, 3 Mar 2012

I have been playing around with condor since last week. It is available through apt-get so it was somehow straightforward to experiment with it. As it turns out the .deb package installed version 7.2.4 which is unfortunate because the support for transferring directories was only added in version 7.5.4 (with further releases fixing a slew of bugs related to that feature). read more...

Virtual Machines Server

by Sebastien Mirolo on Sat, 8 Jan 2011

Ubuntu 10.10 comes with support for Virtual Machines. As I started to port fortylines testing infrastructure to a new more quiet machine, it is a good time to start playing around with virtual machine provisioning and decommissioning. read more...

VMWorld 2010

by Sebastien Mirolo on Thu, 9 Sep 2010

VMWorld was happening last week in the Moscone center in San Francisco and it was definitely very crowed. Virtualization is a key technology to enable cloud computing, the quiet IT revolution, and VMware was definitely on top of its game at VMworld 2010. read more...

Ubuntu Server and VMware Fusion

by Sebastien Mirolo on Sat, 17 Oct 2009

Anticipated the upcoming next release of Ubuntu, I decided to setup an Ubuntu Server Edition sandbox under VMware to test the configuration scripts. I do not know about you, but I feel a little anxious about upgrading the customer-facing Internet server, fixing bugs in real-time. read more...