Category archives for Windows

VirtualBox – extend a windows virtual disk

Basically when extending a VM disk there are 2 logical steps: Extend the VM file (in our case the VDI file) Extend the disk from withing the Guest OS As of VirtualBox 4.0 you can use a simple command line – VBoxManage modifyhd Ex: Resizing an XP VM to 20 GB: C:\Users\myuser\VirtualBox VMs\XP>”C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage” modifyhd XP.vdi –resize […]

Cassandra on Windows in 10 minutes!

DataStax provides several OS-specific cassandra distributions, including a simple Windows Installer that installs Cassandra and sets it to run as a service (some basic config might be needed)