Skip to main content


Showing posts from November, 2011

Creating a Virtual Switch on VMware

Virtual machines on VMware ESX* hypervisors can communicate with each other via Virtual Switches, using the same protocols, as used on physical switches. A Virtual Machine (VM) can have multiple Ethernet adapters each with a unique IP address,thus imitating properties same as that of a physical computer. Virtual Ethernet Adapters are one of the key features of VMware Hypervisor stack. This allows a VM to communicate with another VM and with other virtual switch. Shown below is the video tutorial by rocksolidtechnical on how to create a Virtual Switch on VMware. Diagrammatically we can represent the multiple VMs communicating via Virtual Ethernet Adapters and Virtual Switches.Note the VMs are also capable of communicating with the outside physical network.

How WATSON answers a question in FOUR steps

IBM Watson : "The Science behind the ANSWER" , WATSON : One of the Biggest wins and achievement for IBM after IBM's super computer "Deep Blue" won the CHESS match against World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov. Jeopardy! is an American quiz show featuring trivia in history, literature, the arts, pop culture, science, sports, geography, wordplay, and more. The show has a unique answer-and-question format in which contestants are presented with clues in the form of answers, and must phrase their responses in question form. Jeopardy is not a easy game like the tradional quiz  which ask the "What is, Who is, Which is " type os questions which have only one answers. But Jeopardy is the other way round , from a clue/answer on needs to find the best possible question. 74-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, who has won a total of $3,172,700 on the show, and holds the all-time records for total game show earnings, lost to IBM's Watson - a super super compu

A Survey on what do people Share Content Online and With Whom?

AOL Survey reveals that most people share online content via email followed by social networks , blogs and forums.How do people share content online ? Aol & Nielsen content sharing study