Setup VM – Building a LAMP Server (2019)

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This covers setting up a Virtual Machine (VM) for use as a LAMP server for testing purposes. First, I apologize for the delay. My health hasn’t been good, but I am going to try hard to finish this series soon. I chose VirtualBox because it is free in most cases and runs on many platforms. […]

Setup Virtual Machine – Building a LAMP Server

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This is the second article in a series on building the ultimate LAMP Server. We will cover setting up a Virtual Machine (VM) for use as our test server. This focuses on VirtualBox on a Windows or Linux host. If you plan to install your LAMP stack on an existing VM, another hypervisor, or a […]

Fragmentation of Dynamically-Expanding VHDs Under Hyper-V

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Most of us are aware of how inefficient the NTFS file system is and the massive amount of fragmentation that can easily result. But this week I saw a prime example of how crucial it is to make defragmenting part of your regular maintenance routine with Windows servers. It is common to run defragmentation software […]