Posts Tagged ‘VM’

Kali Project Encryption and Isolation Using Vagrant and BitLocker

Imagine that you work on different engagements or projects in which Kali Linux is one of your primary tools.  Furthermore, maybe you also have the need to keep the data for each of those projects isolated from the others – in other words, you need to avoid cross-contamination between your projects.  In this article I […]

Deploying VM Updates with Azure Update Management

The Azure Update Management solution can be used to manage updates and patches for virtual machines (VMs). Through Azure Update Management, you can manage available updates, schedule the installation of required updates, and review deployment results after installing updates. Prerequisites An Azure Automation account A virtual machine It should be linked with the same workspace […]

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How to easily upload a file to a random VM using Selenium GRID

Cloud-based Test Automation “The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 21.4 percent in 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017,” according to Gartner, Inc. Considering this fact, I reckon the Cloud-based Test Automation is behind. Relatively recently, this type of testing has garnered so much attention over those normally delivered legacy […]

Azure ARM NSGs and Windows Firewall Issues

There is something to be said about old infrastructure guys making the transition to cloud computing. Namely, troubleshooting experience. Background I was asked to assist with a project for the Azure QuickStart templates on GitHub. The goal was to provide a template that shows the power of Cloudera Hadoop and Tableau dashboards. I was asked […]

VMware Workstation 11 – Host Unable to Ping Guest VM

I recently ran into an issue in which I was unable to ping a guest VM from a host machine. Let me explain my scenario before jumping into how I resolved the issue. I built a Linux VM running on Windows 7. This VM included all the Oracle BI related products such as database, DAC […]

How I Set Up Each Virtual Machine To Support Siebel

I thought it might be helpful to provide instruction on how I set up each virtual machine to support the Oracle Siebel Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) implementation and integration projects I work on. As I mentioned in a previous post, I have a clone master for each version of Siebel that I keep offline […]

Top 5 Life Sciences Blog Posts From February 2017

Now that March is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in February – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. How And Why I Use Oracle VM […]

How And Why I Use Oracle VM VirtualBox

One of the challenges that I face at my job is supporting multiple clients that use different versions of Siebel Clinical (CTMS). Not only are they different versions, but each instance has been uniquely configured and enhanced. With many clients to support, plus internal product development efforts, I needed to find a way to run […]

Supercomputer in the cloud: Azure G-series VMs

In January, Microsoft announced the general availability of a new, top-tier of Azure virtual machines: the G-series. These are some really powerful machines. The top configuration, G5, has Intel Xeon E5 CPU with 32 cores, 448 GB RAM and 6,144 GB SSD disk and it costs $9.65/hr to use. Considering how powerful the computer is, […]

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V – Overview of Generation 2 VM’s

With the release of Windows Server 2012 R2 comes many great new features, including a improved virtual machine named generation 2. Generation 2 virtual machines provide quite a few enhancements across the spectrum of Hyper-V VM technology. Perhaps most notable is the removal of legacy emulated hardware. Removal of the legacy network adapter, IDE controller, […]