Virtual Hard Drive Provisioning

When creating a virtual hard drive for a virtual machine, there are two methods to create it: Thin Provisioning:Creating the desired size of the virtual hard disk (as appears in the virtual machine itself by allocating the storage space in the host only when needed. Thick Provisioning:Creating the desired size of the virtual machine hard…

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Reclaim free space of a Virtual-Machine in VMware

When working with an active virtual machine we often encounter a problem with the storage space of the volume, occupied by the host/storage. Background:When you create a virtual machine there are two best practices to create the virtual hard-drive: Thin Provisioning and thick-provisioning, as explained in details here.Well, In thin provisioning, we expect the volume…

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What is Docker

So, What is Docker? Important: Writing this lines, I am not sure I can even consider myself a beginner, I actually know almost nothing about Docker/Containers and all the buzzwords around this world, but here’s what I can say: Docker and the concept of container is is actually a new level of virtualization of data,…

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Map a Windows Share in Linux

Preface Linux has 2 files that contains the mount points: /etc/mtab is a file maintained by the Operating system and should not be touched. /etc/fstab is a file where we can place all the mappings you would like to create Both are loaded when the operating system starts, and as shown later , can be mounted manually. In…

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YouTube Screen Saver

This is how i’ve created a screen saver for my windows 10 machine My goal was a screen saver that will be: . Beautiful . Always changing . Quiet . Simple to implement Installation and configuration: f not installed yet, download and install VLC Media Player find a nice high quality video in Youtube, preferebly long…

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Clean The Desktop for smoother experience

This article will try to explain not only how to make the windows computer run faster,but also to explain the way windows works behind the scenes and how its handling files The terms I will throw to this article are: Files in Hard-Drive Virtual memory management Desktop folder Fragmentation and DeFragmentation  Once covered, I will…

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Windows Policy AutoLock

This page explains how to configure Auto Lock of computers in domain environment Open the group policy management in a domain controller You can select the Domain Default policy or for an OU you want to apply the policy on. If the OU you want to apply the policy on does not have policy, you…

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