> On Monday 19 April 2004 13:56, Keith Davey wrote:
>>> I use it because where I work we do a lot of Java Midlet development.
>> Most of the handset emulators are windows only. :(
>> So why not run Windows, or reboot into Windows,
> or have a second PC running Windows?
Because windows is shite ;--0
Na its just not feasable for 1. developpers or 2. support personnel with
time constraints. We are not all dossy lecturers you know ;--)
> I'm not trying to start an argument.
> I'm genuinely puzzled about the attractions of VMWare.
Its not for everyone I'll admit. At home I use win4lin (ulsterbank thread)
> Am I right in assuming you need a 10GHz machine to run it?
No, not at all, what you need is
1. loads a RAM, not a problem these days
2. Disk space, see 1.
I have a GSX server runnng in the lab, runs on linux, good for setting up
"stuff" like netware, solaris, doze, doze2003, anything x86 you can think
The plan is to have virtual clusters, just awaiting my shiny new EMC box.
The lab admin (a mate) has his finger stuck at the minute. ;--0
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