In my previous post, a number of memory management techniques were discussed.
A lot of the time, memory is the most constrained resource in a virtualised environment. There are a number of techniques that hypervisors employ to manage memory.
Virtualisation allows us to over commit memory, which improves utilisation, but can lead to other problems if not managed properly.
Why Latency is a Bad Bet
While training as an accountant, my father’s first job was at a bookmaker’s (betting shop to the uninitiated). On his first day, his boss gave him some very valuable advice.
Let’s go back in time.
So this weekend, as I was navigating the traffic filled streets of North London, around Northolt, my friend and I spotted a “Jedi Robe” store. Being Sunday evening, the store was shut, but a lively conversation ensued about how viable a business selling costumes and action figures based on a single movie series can be.