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RHEL6 and Cisco WRVS4400N Networking

By on Nov 30, 2012 in Article

Background This weekend I decided to upgrade my home network with a Cisco WRVS4400N wireless router. Like a typical router it can provide standard wireless services WPA2, DHCP, etc, but the this model also provides support for four distinct VLANs and four distinct SSIDs. This has allowed me to create separate networks for work, play, and a renter who resides in an...

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Amazon EC2 & Rackspace Cloud Servers

By on Dec 21, 2010 in Article

Background Recently, I had the chance to work on a couple of projects that took me into the cloud. The first project had me setting up Eucalyptus on KVM. The second had me building out an infrastructure in Rackspace Cloud Servers. This has given me some hands on insight into the problems that are facing those of us trying to use the cloud for infrastructure build...

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KVM Virtualization 201

By on Oct 21, 2010 in Article

  Background In my original post KVM Virtualization 101 and my second post KVM Virtualization 102, I explained some basic commands that are necessary to get on using KVM and some features for tuning KVM. In this article I move on to some of the more advanced problems when converting existing Linux machines from a physical machine to a virtual machine. This is...

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KVM Virtualization 102

By on Oct 19, 2010 in Article

  Background In my original post KVM Virtualization 101 I explained some basic commands that are necessary to get on using KVM. In this article I move on to some slightly more obscure topics in using KVM.   Routine Operations CPU Type When you are operating in a KVM virtual machine the processor will report it's self to be a QEMU Virtual CPU. If you...

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