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Microsoft Windows 7 HD Video Walkthrough

Microsoft Windows 7 Beta Coverage Part II:  HD Video Tour

Following up our Windows 7: First Impressions post, we now bring you a Part II: The HD Video Tour of the Windows 7 OS. Please sit down and enjoy a video journey through the new and improved Windows 7 GUI, the new IE8 Browser, advanced networking, [...]

Setting MySQL Passwords

How-To: Set/Change/Reset MySQL Passwords

MySQL is a rock solid relational database management systems (RDBMS) used in intensive web applications and large-scale databases. It is also a major component in the AMP stack along with Apache, (MySQL) and php. MySQL is now a subsidiary of Sun Microsystems, Inc. however the project’s source code is available under terms [...]

Sun Solaris 10 and VMWare Fusion Networking

How-To: Configure Networking on Solaris 10 running on VMWare Fusion.

Introduction
Solaris is an advanced Unix-based operating system from Sun Microsystems and is known for its scalability, reliability and security. Innovative features like the ZFS Filesystem, D-Trace dynamic healing and Solaris Containers make Solaris a top choice for servers and datacenter solutions.
Solaris can now natively run on [...]

How-To: Install Windows 7 on VMWare Fusion

How-To Install Microsoft Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro running OS X Leopard under VMWare Fusion 2.0

Microsoft just released their anticipated public Beta of the new Windows 7 operating system which is said to be faster and better than XP and certainly the dreaded Vista. My first impressions of Windows 7 are positive and I [...]

How-To: Run VMWare ESXi 3.5 on a live-USB Flash Disk

Running VMWare ESXi 3.5 on a live-USB Flash Disk
Here’s a very neat trick to boot VMWare’s latest server hypervisor technology, ESXi 3.5, from a USB Flash Disk.

You would do this to test/experiment with ESXi on your server before installing locally and committing system resources. This is also a great way to install ESXi on servers with out CD/DVD [...]