Monthly Archives: February 2011

AWS Cloud Formation

AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create a collection of related AWS resources and provision them in an orderly and predictable fashion.

Developers can use AWS CloudFormation’s sample templates or create their own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run their application. You don’t need to figure out the order in which AWS services need to be provisioned or the subtleties of how to make those dependencies work. CloudFormation takes care of this for you.

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vmware /proc/cpuinfo fudging

Of course vmware HAS to fudge & mangle /proc/cpuinfo (deleting “cpu cores” for example) but it just never occured to me it would !

i suppose it should have been obvious !

http://communities.vmware.com/message/1697391

PS i wonder what do KVM, VirtualBox and XEN do ?