Category Archives: VirtualBox


Create… Create the virtual machine, named MySQL in this example: VBoxManage createvm –name “MySQL” –register We give it 512MB ram, enable acpi, boot on dvd and a bridged network card: VBoxManage modifyvm “MySQL” –memory 512 –acpi on –boot1 dvd –nic1 Read more…


I find Virtualbox easy to work with, and usually stable. For performance I would check out KVM or XEN HVM instead. Update! The larger Linux distros are skipping XEN for KVM in latest versions. Anyway, let’s get it in there. Read more…