Just tried out MySQL Sandbox, and it works like a charm! Easy to setup, easy
Thanks for the recommendation. Will try VirtualBox as well!
On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 9:42 AM, Colin Charles <colin@stripped> wrote:
> On 6/3/08 Raj Kissu wrote:
> This applies to all students, so please read...
> - Install and learn to use QEMU on Fedora. This way I can setup a MySQL
>> binary on a virtual OS running on the same machine (my laptop) without
>> having to manage the mess of handling multiple MySQL binaries
> Please let me introduce you to MySQL Sandbox
> Its easy to use, and you don't have to muck around with any virtualization
> at all. In fact, you can have MySQL running in a "sandbox" environment in
> under 5 seconds :)
> Also, for virtualization, consider VirtualBox :)
> It comes with a GUI, and I've had more success with it on Fedora than kvm,
> to install things like Windows... kvm works fine for Linuxes, but VirtualBox
> is just more integrated and works well for all sorts of varied guests (save
> for the 64-bit guests at the moment)
> Hope this helps!
> Colin Charles, Community Relations Manager, APAC
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