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Managing virtual machine drives on ESXi

Recently I migrated my home lab from a SuperMicro SYS-E300-8D to something a little beefier. There were ten virtual machines on the SuperMicro server, nine which were allocated 127 GB of thin-provisioned storage, and one VM with 256 GB of thin-provisioned storage. Thin provisioning — as the name implies — lets the guest operating system
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What is a container anyway?

Recently there was a thread on Twitter which established that a lot of IT people didn’t know the difference between virtual machines and containers. https://twitter.com/IanColdwater/status/1137737702227550208 I felt like this was a question I’d already answered, so I searched my computer for the word “container.” It turns out that I have explained this in the past,
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