Installing VMware Workstation Pro 14

VMware Workstation Pro 14 is a 64-bit Type 2 Hypervisor that is available for Linux and Windows. As a Type 2 Hypervisor, Workstation Pro runs as an application on top of a full Operating System like Windows 10 or Ubuntu Desktop and claims compute and hardware resources from the parent OS, then allocates those resources… Continue reading “Installing VMware Workstation Pro 14”

Scientific Linux 7 Desktop

A Scientific Linux 7 Desktop which has been packaged as a Virtual Appliance (OVA). Username is: administrator administrator password is: P@ssw0rd root password is: P@ssw0rd     so you can su – THE VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (OVA) IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

OVF and OVA formatted Virtual Appliances

The Open Virtual machine Format (OVF) originally came about in 2007 as the result of a proposal by vendors (VMware, HP, Dell and others) to the Distributed Management Task Force (DTMF), the goal being to create an open standard for interchangeability (portability) of Virtual Machines between hypervisors. VMware was an early and enthusiastic adopter of… Continue reading “OVF and OVA formatted Virtual Appliances”