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Bootcamp

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Running Win2008 on my Mac

After reading Damien's post about his Win08 Server installation on his MacBook Pro I decided to try and do the same on my MacBook (without the "Pro"). Since I made the switch to the Mac I always did my little home coding on my old laptop or on my work ones, but now I decided to do more coding and less writing and I prefer to do it at my desk on my 20" Cinema Display, so I need to run Visual Studio on my Mac. Here the need to install Windows. Setting up Windows 2008 Server on the Mac with Boot...

Win on Mac

It's already almost 2 months since I got my Mac and, while all other switcher installed a virtualization software as first thing, I'm still running on Leopard only. Probably because I still have 2 other laptop running on Windows at home (my old one and my work one). But sooner or later I've to do it: but I've not decided yet what to install. I'm leaning a bit toward Fusion. I found a very complete benchmarking that says Parallels is better than Fusion (even though Fusion is faster hosting Vista), but it compared Parallels 3.0 with Fusion 1.0...

Finally I did it

Today, taking advantage of the International version of the Black Friday, I finally ordered a MacBook. I went for the mid version, which is the 13", 2.2Ghz SantaRosa-based Core 2 Duo, 120GB HDD and 2GB of RAM. So now I'm officially joining the ranks of the cool people developing .NET apps on a Mac. Now the difficult decision is: Parallels or VMWare Fusion? JD went for Fusion, Damien Guard for Parallels, Andrew Butel is using Parallels. Hammett did some testing compiling Castle on Bootcamp, Parallels and Fusion, and the winner was Fusion, which was even faster then Bootcamp. I...