High IOWait on VMWare Server on Linux

In using VMWare Server running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (CentOS 5) I discovered a rather difficult problem.  My setup includes Red Hat Linux 5.2, Solaris 10 and Windows Server 2003 guests running on a Red Hat 5.2 host server all 64bit except for Windows running on AMD Opteron multicore processors on an HP […]

Choosing a Linux Distro in the Enterprise

Linux is popular in big business today. No longer, and not for a long time now, has Linux been the purview of the geek community but it is a solid, core piece of today’s mainstream IT infrastructure. That being said, Linux is still plagued by confusion over its plethora of distributions. This being the case […]