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Multiple Jetty6 containers on Ubuntu 8.04

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For a while at $WORK in our Development and QA environments we were running multiple apps within one Jetty6 container. This works well, but isn’t always conv...

Solaris 10 x86 - updating boot device

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Recently at work I had a situation where I had to move a Solaris 10 x86 virtual machine from a VMware Server environment to a VMware ESXi environment. Unfort...

Google Chrome

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So, Google has released a browser called Chrome. So far it’s only for Windows, and is being called beta, but Gmail is still beta, so whatever.

VirtualBox Additions vs VMware Tools

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I recently installed VirtualBox Guest Additions to an Ubuntu Server 8.04.1 VM that’s running the -virtual kernel mentioned in my last post.

Ubuntu Hardy 8.04.1 guest on VirtualBox 1.6.4

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I’ve been playing with VirtualBox and have been having an issue getting Ubuntu Hardy 8.04.1 working, specifically that everything installed fine but after re...

PHP4 to PHP5 - fun with echo

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Found a legacy web site at work today running on PHP4. As the PHP folks no longer support version 4, I started testing the site on PHP5 to prep it for migrat...

Fun with MS errors

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I decided to install SQL Server 2008 Express Edition, because I want SQL Server Management Studio Express and figure it can’t hurt to have the whole SQL Serv...