RE: How do you use VMs?

Subject: RE: How do you use VMs?
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 20:43:29 +0000

Wow. Thanks.

You really have to know your stuff to use that -- that's some pretty heavy material.

Thanks, this helps.

Steve


On Wednesday, August 03, 2016 1:36 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

Yes.

https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/

On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 1:24 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> So you're saying that an Amazon EC2 instance is a VM?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve
>
>
> On Tuesday, August 02, 2016 12:45 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>
> Oh, yeah, that's another way I was using a VM. Confluence Cloud doesn't support the plugins I needed, so I installed Confluence Server in an Amazon EC2 instance.
>
> Actually, excluding stuff I install for testing, the only installed software I use daily in my work are text editors and browsers.
> Everything else is online.
>
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Wroblewski, Victoria <victoria -dot- wroblewski -at- necect -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> One great use we have found for VMs.... we still use RoboHelp for some projects, and if you've ever used it you know it can be very finicky running it across network drives, and that it can sometimes be hard to share projects. So, we have several "shared" network logins (sometimes two of us will need to be working on two different help projects at the same time) that we use to create/generate help files with no issues on file permissions, etc., if someone else needs to pick up the project.
>>
>> And we have pretty much all our work applications also on the virtual, which has been a lifesaver when there is a laptop crash in the heat of release cycle. Grab one of the backup laptops from IT, and pop on the virtual and do your work while they fix the laptop.
>

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References:
Re: How do you use VMs?: From: Chris Despopoulos
RE: How do you use VMs?: From: Janoff, Steven
RE: How do you use VMs?: From: Wroblewski, Victoria
Re: How do you use VMs?: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: How do you use VMs?: From: Janoff, Steven
Re: How do you use VMs?: From: Robert Lauriston

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