Quoting Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie>:
> I just bought this very nice ThinkPad T20 through the list -
> it makes me realise how much bad behaviour I've been putting up with
> from my Sony Picturebook.
> The ThinkPad is running Slax, with vmware installed,
> so I thought I'd see what vmware is all about.
Pointless running virtualisation on a laptop as it's intended for network use.
Use a popular search engine.
> As far as I can see, the vmware documentation
> was written by and for aliens.
> Do normal people use vmware,
> or is it just for pointy-heads?
No. It serves a usefull purpose, developpers can test multiple platforms on a
single node (OK maybe a laptop in this scenario), but the main reason clients
deploy it is deploying services.
I have customers running SQL and exchange in win2k3 under vmware esx.
Works great. Big central point of failure though (single node I'm
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
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