Posts Tagged ‘VirtualBox’

Creating a Vagrant, Virtualbox & Ansible environment in the Windows Linux Subsystem


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I’ve just been given a new Windows corporate laptop, with a huge amount of RAM (64GB), a large number of cores, and I wanted to start using this as my main development virtualisation platform. I do a lot of stuff with Vagrant, Ansible and VirtualBox and Windows hasn’t always been a welcome home for this […]

A Cassandra Cluster using Vagrant and Ansible

I’ve started a new project to create a Cassandra Cluster for development purposes. It’s available on my github and uses Vagrant, Ansible, and VirtualBox. Assuming everything is installed it’s quite easy to get started; ?View Code BASHgit clone https://github.com/rhysmeister/CassandraCluster.git cd CassandraCluster vagrant up Check the status of the machines; ?View Code BASHvagrant status; Current machine […]

Windows Server 2008 64 Bit on VirtualBox installation issue.

I’m just starting to explore SQL Server 2008 Clustering and hit this issue when trying to install Windows Server 2008 (64 Bit) in VirtualBox. The below screen, with "Windows failed to start" error, reared its ugly head shortly after booting off the ISO image. Thankfully the solution is quick and easy (once you’ve found it) […]