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Archive for March 14th, 2014

Important when migrating to ESXi 5.5: “Do not upgrade the virtual hardware of your VMs!” (via: v-front.de)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/14

Thanks to the guys at v-front.de/2013/09/how-to-update-your-standalone-host-to.html

Do not upgrade the virtual hardware of your VMs!

If you try to upgrade the virtual hardware of your VMs to the new revision 10 after you have updated the host to ESXi 5.5 then the following warning will be displayed by the vSphere Client:

“If you upgrade the virtual hardware to this level, use the vSphere Web Client for managing these VMs.”

– Think twice here! Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in ESXi5, ESXi5.1, ESXi5.5, Power User, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

How to Reconnect Web Sockets in a Realtime Web App without Flooding the Server (via: John Ryding)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/14

Interesting: John Ryding | Blog: How to Reconnect Web Sockets in a Realtime Web App without Flooding the Server.

I’ve used similar algorithms in various applications, and never knew it is called “Exponential backoff“.

Now I know.

And I know I should to some more research in WebSocket. Sounds really interesting.

–jeroen, never too old too learn (:

via: Ilya Grigorik – Google+ – Nice explanation (with code) of why you should be using exponential backoff for reconnects….

Posted in Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Interesting: HotspotShield (VPN for iPhone/Mac/Windows to Access Blocked Sites; Surf Anonymously)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/14

Interesting: HotspotShield VPN to surf from a USA IP address.

There is a free version with ads, and a payed version without ads.

Probably more services like this exist, but this has been working for me.

Yup there are:

–jeroen

via: Download Free VPN for iPhone, Mac and Windows to Access Blocked Sites & Surf Anonymously.

Posted in Apple, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP | Leave a Comment »

 
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