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Subject: Re: WINDOWS 2008 62 bit Server with Win XP Date: Thu Jan 31 2019 07:12 pm
From: MICHAEL PURDY To: All

Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2012 04:03:56 -0400
From: MICHAEL PURDY
To: GREG YOUNGBLOOD
Subject: Re: WINDOWS 2008 62 bit Server with Win XP
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Greg

Your definitely on the right path. 

I think for anyone with a requirement to run legacy Operating Systems or
8/16 bit application it is the best course to follow rather than looking
for hacks or emulation software.

Time permitting it would be worth you documenting your experience as it
could assist other legacy door users and perhaps should be a tech note in
Hectors knowledge base.

Mike

On 11/5/2012 3:55 AM, GREG YOUNGBLOOD wrote to MICHAEL PURDY:

-> Morning Mike

-> Right now it is on a single core xeon e server IBM but I will be moving it to
-> a Dell Quad core poweredge server with 16 gigs of ram so I should be  good to
-> go there.

-> The last thing I did last night was move the VM to another nic card so I
-> will be testing that today and tomorrow. 

-> Thanks for the tips though, I fell a little better knowing I'm going in 
-> the right direction.

-> Greg

-> -> You can run VB on a single core with 4G Memory but put simply that 
-> isn't the target platform

-> -> The assumption is that you will be running on a server (not desktop) 
-> with
-> -> max RAM and at least a Quad Core+.  A dual core will work but you 
-> would be
-> -> limited to a very small number of Virtual Machines even in headless 
-> mode.

-> -> You also want to make sure your Host OS is using a physically separate
-> -> Network Interface Card to the Virtual Machines.  When you start 
-> sharing the
-> -> host NIC with the VM's it slows things down and potentially causes odd
-> -> Windows TCP Stack problems.

-> -> When you have the server hardware in place you can then fine tune the
-> -> Settings for each of your VM's to reduce overhead and lag.

-> -> I suggest you experiment as much as possible before moving everything 
-> to a
-> -> production environment.

-> -> Mike
->  
 
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