Geekbench Benchmarks

I have published some benchmarks for servers I have currently am using in my home lab. Nothing earth shattering but I use GeekBench with is a great tool for gauging performance. These are not SPEC benchmarks they have their own criteria but they are a great resource and several large organizations use them. Go here … Continue reading Geekbench Benchmarks

Mac OS X on a Sun Ultra 20? (Updated)

Warning: this is an old post I am consolidating as you can see from the OS X version. No comments on this Post, Thanks Its true you can load OS X on an Ultra 20, this was an experiment and seems to work.   You need to get a hold of iPC OSx86 which is available via … Continue reading Mac OS X on a Sun Ultra 20? (Updated)

Upgrading to OS X Server on x86 System!

Warning: this is an old post I am consolidating as you can see from the OS X version. No comments on this Post, Thanks The first step is to install iPC OSx86 following the steps laid out in a previous blog.  Once you get that successfully installed I went ahead and made a snapshot of the OS before proceeding just in … Continue reading Upgrading to OS X Server on x86 System!

Sun Ultra20 + ESXi 3.5U2 + Sun Ray Server + Solaris10U6 = One Inexpensive Lab

Warning: this is an old post I am consolidating as you can see from the versions. No comments on this Post, Thanks I know long title but it describes my experiment very accurately. My goal in phase one was to put together a very quick and dirty solution for SRS (Sun Ray Server) in my … Continue reading Sun Ultra20 + ESXi 3.5U2 + Sun Ray Server + Solaris10U6 = One Inexpensive Lab