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Using a VM for testing, how to artifically reduce performance?

My workstation has VMWare Server, and I'm running a few VMs for mocked production environments. I'd like to artificially slow them down, which should make finding poorly-performing code easier. ...
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What spec machine is required for this virtualization requirement?

I want to configure a system for cross-browser testing of rich internet applications in browsers. My requirement is to have one system with 20-30 virtual machines (eg, with VirtualBox). There will be ...
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2answers
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What are best practices on virtual lab/test bed architecture?

I am currently preparing a new small virtual environment for development and testing with Windows Server + SQL Server + AD + Sharepoint + Exchange + IIS(ASP.NET) + Biztalk + ?, for a small (up to 5) ...
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2answers
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Considerations when building a virtualization test server?

What I'd like to do is buy a server to be used for testing purposes only. I'd like to be able to restore virtual servers from backups to the test machine, and then run a few client VMs on the machine ...
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Virtualization that is distributed on workstations or on a big central server for testing and documentation?

We are contemplating a push for employing virutalization for our test and documentation group to help manage consistent test and documentation environments. We were looking at choosing either a couple ...