Tagged: virtualisation


Some Experiments in OpenStack

As a little side project, I’ve been toying with OpenStack to replace ESXi on a couple of old servers I’ve got in a lab. Now that it’s up and running, I must say I’m...


Shared Nothing Hyper-V Infrastructure

The “standard” way to build a VM farm involves centralised storage, usually some form of SAN, with a number of compute nodes. The result is an infrastructure that looks something like this:   I’ll admit...


It’s Getting Meta in My Router

Virtualisation has really taken over the world of IT. In the day job, I don’t buy new servers, I ask for a VM to be provisioned on an existing VM cluster. Even in the...