Swoole 4.5.0

Swoole 4.5.0 is available! One thing that is not mentioned in the notes there is that the \Swoole\Server::getInstance() got removed as it was considered that not every code/library should have access to the Server instance. Instead now only the worker ID is available through \Swoole\Server::getWorkerId(). There is a bug though and this method can not…

HPE Proliant notes

Like the ESXi post this one just contains assorted notes of mine about HPE Proliant servers and their management. Proliant DL360e G8 does not have a hardware raid controller. It has Smart Array B120i which is not good for ESXi. DL360p G8 on the other hand has Smart Array P420i which works well with ESXi…

ESXi notes

This post just contains notes and observations of mine about VMware ESXi (v6.5, v6.7). These are completely assorted notes of things that I consider important and didnt know until now. Although I knew ESXi is not based on Linux I didnt know it can actually execute Linux binaries (as long these are statically linked) as…