VMWare Server 2 Multicore Performance

Noticed that despite the fact that one of my VM’s (Win2k8, 64Bit) was configured with 2Gb Ram and 2 CPU cores the performance, even while idle, was not as expected. It was sluggish  and so unresponsive that the snap-in loader timed out all the time. This was very frustrating, I increased the RAM, Pagefile,  name it … Continue reading VMWare Server 2 Multicore Performance

M & A number 100…

And so it happens. The Inquirer is reporting that Google is about to acquire YouTube. If this should happen, surely this would be the year of the merger. Google is rumoured to have offered $1.6 Billion which is a solid figure given the impending copyright issues that could arise in the near future. MySpace has a … Continue reading M & A number 100…

Voodoo PC and HP tie up

Forbes is reporting that HP has acquired hot rod PC maker, Voodoo PC. Dell recently acquired Alienware which was also a gaming PC maker. The climate during the Dell acquisition is very similar to that surrounding the HP acquisition. Dell had been under-performing with lower than expected financial statements plus the fact that Intel tied … Continue reading Voodoo PC and HP tie up