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optimize the postgreSQL v 9.3.6 for more connection and performace.



This is our postgreSQL v9.3.6 configuration  files and please share what kind of parameter should


VMware Novice: 3 Common Traps to Avoid

If you are thinking about using VMware, you should read this article first. Unless the software you plan to use is specifically optimized for more processors, the system will slow itself down.

Blade's Shadow Cloud gaming service ($34.95 /mo) launched in…

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Storage Spaces Cluster JBOD

Some Hyper-V Hardware and Software Best Practices

The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.

Windows Server 2012 Editions Unleashed


Understanding the various editions available is vital when you decide to purchase Windows Server

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How safe is it to delete a vSphere VM snapshot?

byIT Guy

There are several VMware virtual machines in my environment with snapshots that are several weeks

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How to delete a vSphere snapshot and not lose the work?


I have a virtual machine on an ESXi server in vSphere Client with one snapshot left.  I started from

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How to upgrade existing VMware 6.5 virtualization infra to 7.x?


This is using VMware 6.5 virtualization. We have 2 locations in site-to-site VPN. In site A, we have

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ESXi setup CPU


Hi Please see the below. The Host CPU is 896 MHz. but when we set up the VM, we need to fill how

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pg_restore to PostgreSQL 11.14.1 and found new error.



We recently Vmotion a VM with PostgreSQL to a new hardware (new SAN), but once after migrate to

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vmware cost

byZaki Z

Dear experts, 

I am looking for feedback on this situation I want to have 4 exsi hosts with dual core

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vmware file is gone

When I try to power on my vmware vm, I get error, "No operating system found".  Here's a screenshot …
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Determining the amount of RAM needed for SQL Server


We recently had an outside IT firm come in and virtualize our MS SQL server. Since the

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RAID 1, 10 or other? A Special Situation with a Slightly Older Server Model Requiring Two VMs.


We are migrating an older Windows 2016 Standard server to a Dell R710, same OS, and are utilizing


Migrating to the Cloud, Should I Stay or Should I Go?

For many, many years, I have been a pessimist in supporting the migration of my applications to the cloud. I had spent the last 25 years of my career running data centers of my own where my staff and I would architect, design, buy, build and run hundreds of systems to support the company’s business.
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Method to export VMware 6.7 VM

byIT Guy

I need to export a Windows server VM being hosted within vSphere 6.7.

What are the steps for doing

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