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VMware Front Experience: Free backup for free ESXi: Thinware vBackup vs. Trilead VM Explorer. VMware ESXi with the free license (also known as vSphere Hypervisor) is a great way to get started with server virtualization and run your own hypervisor at home or in small environments.

VMware Front Experience: Free backup for free ESXi: Thinware vBackup vs. Trilead VM Explorer

As soon as you have some sort of "production" workload running in VMs you will start thinking about how to protect them from data loss. You need backup ... but unfortunately with the free ESXi license VMware has disabled some functionality that is important for efficient backups of VMs: VADP (vStorage APIs for Data Protection) and CBT (Changed Block Tracking) are the features that all modern software products for VM backups make use of. Nevertheless there are several solutions available to back up VMs running on free ESXi. And best of all these are available for free themselves. Here are your options. The first option that I must mention here is William Lam's awesome GhettoVCB script. So I will look at and compare two other products: Thinware vBackup and Trilead VM Explorer.

30 Cool Open Source Software I Discovered in 2013. These are full-featured open source software products, free as in beer and speech that I started to use recently.

30 Cool Open Source Software I Discovered in 2013

Vivek Gite picks his best open source software of 2013. #1 Replicant – Fully free Android distribution Replicant is entirely free and open source distributions of Android on several devices including both phones and tablets. Mantis Bug Tracker. Original Inbox Zero Articles (2006) Looking for the Inbox Zero video? The full 1-hour video for Merlin’s Inbox Zero pre­sen­ta­tion at Google is avail­able for free over here — or check out this 43 Folders post for more infor­ma­tion about the video. What’s “Inbox Zero?” These links point to the orig­i­nal Inbox Zero Series that Merlin wrote for 43 Folders in 2006. They cover the skills, tools, and atti­tudes that can help empty your email inbox — and then keep it that way. You can visit each of the posts by click­ing the title. Also, don’t miss the “Related Articles” below for more of Merlin’s most pop­u­lar posts on deal­ing with email.

Posts in the Inbox Zero series. Taille et résolution d'écran statistique. Top 10 Screen Resolutions in France from Jul 10 to Jul 11. The Best Free VPN Clients. Living in a connected world invariably means wondering who is snooping on your online activities.

The Best Free VPN Clients

You don't know where eavesdroppers are lurking or even what they may be interested in, so it makes sense to start using a virtual private network (VPN) service to protect your identity and preserve your privacy. The hard part is figuring out which one to use, especially if you aren't looking at premium VPN services and want to know which free ones are reliable. 5 more free tools for Windows 7 you have to try. Every couple of months, it's both entertaining and useful to revisit the tools and toys available to make our desktop experience smoother, more flexible, and, yes, more fun.

5 more free tools for Windows 7 you have to try

A while back, I identified eight free Windows 7 tools you have to try and later revealed some truly awesome tools for Windows 7 power users. I have five more "gotta try" Windows tools for you to consider: [ Get all the details you need on deploying and using Windows 7 in the InfoWorld editors' 21-page Windows 7 Deep Dive PDF special report. | Stay abreast of key Microsoft technologies in our Technology: Microsoft newsletter. ] 1. Mosaic Project's CodePlex: With all the fuss about Windows 8 and the new Metro UI that feels more like Windows Phone 7, CodePlex has a "skin" of sorts that will give you the feel of Windows 8 today. 2. 3. 4. 5. Office 365 vs. Google Apps: The InfoWorld review. Everything's going to the cloud, but only the hopelessly naïve would believe it's a stairway to heaven.

Office 365 vs. Google Apps: The InfoWorld review

Given the current economic situation, there's lots of incentive to rent only what you need, rather than buy enough to handle the heaviest workload. There are also plenty of reasons to reduce the general level of expertise needed to keep your systems working. But it's by no means certain that the cloud can deliver in either department -- and perform in a secure, reliable way. Can your company save money by paying Microsoft or Google to take on what you'd otherwise attempt in-house? What kinds of problems can you expect? [ InfoWorld's Galen Gruman tested Office 365 on mobile devices, Macs, and Linux; see where it works. | Get the no-nonsense explanations and advice you need to take real advantage of cloud computing in InfoWorld editors' 21-page Cloud Computing Deep Dive PDF special report. | Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ]

SparkleShare – Un clone de Dropbox open source qui fonctionne ! Slide - slideshows, slide shows, photo sharing, image hosting, widgets, MySpace codes, Facebook apps. Pool Party: Google Has Their Own Secret Photo-Sharing App Too — Built By Slide. Back in March, we first exposed Disco, a group messaging app that the Slide team within Google had built.

Pool Party: Google Has Their Own Secret Photo-Sharing App Too — Built By Slide

And that’s not all they’ve been working on. Say hello to Pool Party, another secret project by the same team within Google. 5 Twitter Tools To Boost Your Productivity. Twitter has been strongly growing ever since it’s release back in July 2006.

5 Twitter Tools To Boost Your Productivity

The microblogging monster is extremely user friendly and provides a fun experience where we all can stay updated to our friends, family, celebrities, and businesses. Twitter recently announced that it crossed the unbelievable number of over 200 million Tweets sent each day. Interestingly a few people have rightfully said that this also increases the noise a lot. Making the most of Twitter can therefore often be tricky. In order to stay organize and use your time wisely, we have gathered top 5 Twitter productivity tools. 1. The topic of finding your top tweeting times has been wildly discussed recently. They will show you at which times of the day and days of the week your followers are online the most. Feature Requests - Google Moderator.