New Desktop

I can be harsh on a desktop computer.  I need it to be beefy since I’m often running MANY different apps, including VMWare virtualization products, and 10-15 Google Chrome tabs.  After building an ESXi Shuttle server, I really like Shuttle.  Cool, quiet, small and light.  They can easily handle an …

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ESX Whitebox

In a previous post, I created some very cheap ESX servers.  Well, with ESXi 5 coming out, my own dual xeon wasn’t cutting it anymore.  It was stuck at 2x500gig drives, and 6gigs of ram.  The dual xeon had no virtualization on chip, and a total of 4 cores.  It …

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