Symlink: Workaround for changing Mac OS X VM display resolution in vSphere & Fusion

I always end up finding the cure for ESXi issues, especially those related to running ESXi on Mac hardware, at William Lam’s excellent site. Want to change the resolution on your Mac OS X VM under Fusion or Vsphere? Check it out    

How to customize docker0 network options in Docker

This is a bit of a RANT, and a bit of a HOW-TO.  I probably do a 70% job of addressing either side, but that’s partially due to my frustration with the whole process that got me to this point. I’ve been very frustrated with my initial forays into docker. I wanted to learn docker… Read More »

Pure FlashArray – Quick/Easy Capacity Expansion

I drove up to Dallas the other day to add a shelf of storage for a customer’s DR array. They were very interested in seeing the physical installation, but they are based in San Antonio and it was difficult for them to break away for a day just to watch the install. I decided to document… Read More »

FreeBSD 9.2 supports ZFS TRIM/UNMAP

Just playing around with this today, and it’s very cool. FreeBSD 9.2 now supports TRIM/UNMAP for ZFS. To see if your disk is reporting the capability, look for<device>.delete_method where <device> is the number of the da device, i.e. /dev/da5 is “5” in that place. For example: # sysctl -a | grep delete_method NONE… Read More »