Tag Archives: host

JumpBox Genesis ESX Hosting

JumpBox and teamed up with Genesis Hosting to provide outsourced VMware ESX hosting for your JumpBox software appliances !

Genesis Hosting also provide dedicated and shared VMware ESX hosting for everybody

Sun VirtualBox Breaks Five Million Download Mark

Sun VirtualBox Breaks Five Million Download Mark

VirtualBox is available for Solaris, Linux, Mac OS X and another host OS and supports practically any x86 based guest OS !

VMware Server and top !

Have you ever wondered which VM is which when looking at top

top - 11:58:00 up 56 days,  1:08,  1 user,  load average: 0.57, 0.59, 0.96
Tasks:  88 total,   2 running,  86 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  1.8%us, 12.1%sy,  0.0%ni, 86.1%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
Mem:   1553968k total,  1517840k used,    36128k free,     4500k buffers
Swap:  2040244k total,   107652k used,  1932592k free,  1282832k cachedPID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND

12387 user       5 -10  793m 533m 479m S  1.4 35.1  83:56.98 vmware-vmx
12310 user  5 -10  743m 510m 497m S  8.9 33.7 277:42.39 vmware-vmx
3368 user       5 -10  447m 182m 168m S  2.1 12.0   3214:21 vmware-vmx
2537 root      15   0 19040 4728 1572 S  0.0  0.3  95:12.36 vmware-serverd

well just make your xterm screen wider run “top” and press “c”

top - 11:58:10 up 56 days,  1:09,  1 user,  load average: 0.56, 0.59, 0.96
Tasks:  88 total,   1 running,  87 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  1.2%us, 12.6%sy,  0.0%ni, 86.1%id,  0.0%wa,  0.1%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
Mem:   1553968k total,  1517964k used,    36004k free,     4516k buffers
Swap:  2040244k total,   107652k used,  1932592k free,  1282888k cached

PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
12387 user       5 -10  793m 533m 479m S  1.4 35.1  83:57.12 /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx -C /vmfs/w2k8/w2k8.vmx -@ ""
12310 user       5 -10  743m 510m 497m S  8.3 33.7 277:43.21 /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx -C /vmfs/rhyth/rhyth.vmx -@ ""
3368 user       5 -10  447m 182m 168m S  3.2 12.0   3214:21 /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx -C /vmfs/redmine-0.5/JumpBox.vmx
2537 root      15   0 19040 4728 1572 S  0.3  0.3  95:12.39 /usr/sbin/vmware-serverd -s -d

OpenVZ (CentOS based) live-CD VM server & VM guests

There is an OpenVZ live-CD VZ VM server with VZ VM guests (based on CentOS or KNOPPIX) that you can download from http://wiki.openvz.org/Download_live_CD

And there is a quick start guide to read at http://wiki.openvz.org/Getting_started_with_OpenVZ_live_CD