Technologies

Moving from Mambo to Joomla

While I have made the switch to WordPress for my business and family websites, a friend of mine is still using Mambo for her medical clinic because it’s the right fit for what she needs to provide to her customer base. I had installed and configured the site a few months ago, and hadn’t really…

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Cleaned up my Mac, to prepare for backups

I finally rethought the way I managed my documents on my Mac and moved stuff around my volumes, so I could do a proper backup. Since my wife and I use different profiles, I figured the data for two of our most used apps (besides Safari) should be on a shared drive. So I moved…

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What if I move my desktop inside a virtual machine?

Alessandro Perilli does some interesting thinking out loud, about what it could be like to move your everyday desktop to a virtual machine… How much this will cost? Today I can have a virtualization solution at no cost thanks to the just born VMware Player. Or, if I need more, can invest a small amount…

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Cleaning up VMware directory

I’ve been creating so many VMware images that my HDD are close to full… and I have 160Gb of space on my two extra drives (one internal, the other a USB2 external enclosure). I’ve brought it down to the bare essential, and kept the ISO for the OS/products I may need to recreate if the…

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Installed WebSphere (WAS) Community Edition 1.0 in VMware

I spent the better part of the late evening/early morning yesterday (today?) getting acquainted with WebSphere Application Server Community Edition v1.0. I had tried to play with Gluecode in the past, as we were going through the acquisition, and the installation was far from easy. This time, things are much smoother, even for a relative…

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