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Philosophy »

[30 Dec 2006 | No Comment | ]

“All that is not One must ever
Suffer with the wound of Absence
And whoever in Love’s city
Enters, finds but room for One
And but in One-ness, Union.”
Full Name: Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman (1414-92) Jami was a Persian (Sufi) Poet born near Herat, Afghanistan. Nearly 100 works are attributed to him but is most known for a collection of poems “Haft Aurang [The Seven Thrones]“. He is considered the last great mystical poet of Islam.

Linux Administration »

[29 Dec 2006 | No Comment | ]

A long, long time ago (actually not THAT long ago) I started to play with Linux. My very first Linux Distribution began with Corel Linux 1.0. I think I did finally get it installed but lo’ and behold that was as far as I got. Knowing very little else to do from there, I wiped that little 2gb hard drive and kept using Windows.
Then came a retry with Redhat 7.3 with some success but I soon came to despise ‘rpm dependency hell’. ie: This package requires this, which requires this, …

Linux Administration, Virtualization (Virtualisation) »

[1 Dec 2006 | One Comment | ]

Yesterday, I attended the Virtualization Forum here in Sydney and thanks to Raghu Raghuram, VMware’s vice president of datacenter and desktop platform, my eyes were opened about not only the current but additionally the future possibilities of Virtualization. One of my biggest areas of interest in this regard is High Availability and Data Recovery. These two areas can be easily overcome if you throw enough money at it as nearly anything involving the words – “Cluster” or “High Availability” = SAN = $$$.
With VMware’s ESX 3.0 Enterprise Edition x 2 …