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

Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:16:02 -0400
From: GREG YOUNGBLOOD
To: MICHAEL PURDY
Subject: Re: WINDOWS 2008 62 bit Server with Win XP
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Hello Mike

I again have to say thanks!

When I'm done I'll leave a note here on how I went about setting up Win 
2008 Server 64 bit OS and the the Virtualbox Win XP 32 bit OS step by 
step.

Smile and of couse I have to give credit where credit is due!

Thanks again.

Greg

On 11/5/2012 4:03 AM, MICHAEL PURDY wrote to GREG YOUNGBLOOD:

-> 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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