/Tag: virtualization

Microsoft IE6, IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10, IE11 and Edge

If you are in front end design and are even working for customers in the public sector, you have to most likely guarantee that the web page you are currently designing will be compatible to Microsoft Internet Explorer in all the multiple versions available. You may not need to work with IE6 or IE7, but the IE8 ("The Windows [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:09+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Red Screen of Death – Illegal Opcode Error

If you get the "Red Screen of Death" during an OS install on your HP ProLiant Microserver G8 after rebooting, reporting an "Illegal Opcode Error", do not worry! In most cases, this is just due to a wrong boot order configuration. Just follow these steps (and vary them if necessary to reflect your system configuration). Reboot [...]

Preparing ESXi boot image for USB Flash drive

You can easily prepare any ISO file to be booted from an USB thumb drive, by following the simple steps below: Download UNetBootin from Connect a USB drive that can be deleted during this process. Make sure, no important data is currently on this stick! Start UNetBootin - no need to install Select "DiskImage" and "Type ISO" Choose [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:17+00:00Tags: , , , , |

iLO on the HP ProLiant Microserver Gen8

HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) is a suite of embedded management technologies, supports the complete lifecycle for the ProLiant servers. Starting from initial deployment to service alerting and ongoing management, iLO is a nice tool to be informed about your server health. The Advanced suite is quite expensive, but you can get a Evaluation licence for [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:18+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Running Docker on Amazon EC2

As I am currently evaluating the three bigger cloud providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform) I came up with the idea to test how easy it would be to get Docker running on those providers. In this tutorial I deal with Amazon “AWS”, as I like them most out of the three [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:19+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Copying files from a Docker container to your host system

Just a short reminder, as I use this blog also as my digital brain: To copy files from a docker container to your host, one can use: sudo docker cp <your containerId>:/path/in/container /localhost/path/target Of course, you can define already in the Dockerfile, which files should be added to a container, but this way, one can [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:19+00:00Tags: , , |

Cleaning up while playing with Dockerfiles

As I play around a lot with Docker these days, I recognized how fast one is running out of hard disk space while building and running a lot of Dockerfiles. When one starts with using Dockerfiles there is a lot of trail and error until the expected services are running properly. In my case, I [...]

2019-01-03T16:47:20+00:00Tags: , , |

Virtual Micro Controller Unit

General information about the VMCU The Virtual Micro Controller was developed by it:matters and Bochum University of Applied Sciences in a Leonardo da Vinci project in the frame of the European Life Long Learning programme. Virtual Micro Controller Minimum requirements for the VMCU For working with the VMCU in a satisfying way, your hardware/software [...]