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Mac Mini Hosting (step by step)

Basic ESXi configuration For this you’ll need a windows machine to run the VI-Client (although you can do most of it from the command line, this will be much easier via the client if you’re just starting with...

Feb 25, 2014

Mac Mini Hosting (ZFS loopback)

ZFS I’ve been a fan of ZFS storage for a while now and I find it particularly useful in this type of standalone environment. One of my constant preoccupations (personally and professionally) is data protection...

Feb 25, 2014

Awesome birthday present

And now my computer bag is no longer a spaghetti collection of miscellaneous cables and stuff. This is the Book Book Travel Journal from Twelve South. So now I have the near complete mobile kit with: USB...

Jan 28, 2014

Can't format a VMFS-5 volume on an existing disk?

If you are cobbling together a home lab for ESXi, sometimes you’ll be reusing various disks that have been used in other computers with other operating systems. This can cause a problem for ESXi when you want...

Jan 23, 2014

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