Free Software – Create Virtual Home Automation Servers

This looks very interesting. I have an old Windows 2000 Server box running our house currently that I’ve been dreading replacing because of all the complex applications setup on it over the years, and all the hours spent working on their configuration and setup.

But with the new free beta release of “VMware Converter”, it should be easy to turn any real machine, into a virtual one. Imagine having several virtual servers running on one real box. Imagine how easy it would be to get these “servers” back up on a new box in the event of a hardware failure on the physical server.

This is the kind of setup being used extensively already in large business settings. But with these free tools from VMware, virtualisation in a home automation setup is looking increasingly attractive…

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1 Comment on "Free Software – Create Virtual Home Automation Servers"

  1. Nicholas Juuko | October 7, 2012 at 1:03 pm |

    This software seems to be very interesting to venture and to find out more about it. actually i will post more comments after trying it.

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