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Archive for May 30th, 2016

Sorting huge files in Windows – via Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/05/30

use the Windows SORT command. Sort the file and be done with it. It’ll happily sort your 100GB file, and it’s simple to use.

Source: c# – Need a way to sort a 100 GB log file by date – Stack Overflow

It takes a long time, but it gets the job done.


Posted in Power User, Windows | Leave a Comment »

Many Cores per Socket or Single-Core Socket Mystery | VirtualPharaohs

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/05/30



  1. It is for virtual NUMA, and it depends.
  2. It is only helpful if the host can do NUMA.
  3. It is only relevant when you allocate more than 8 effective cores for a VM.

When neither apply: just use “number of cores per socket” as “number of virtual sockets” might be limited in the guest operating system licensing.


Posted in ESXi5, ESXi5.1, ESXi5.5, ESXi6, Power User, Virtualization, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

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