|Date: ||Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:46:15 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Ya Huang <ya.huang@AMYLIN.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Tracking peak temp disk space usage?|
We are on VMware. Eventually, we may use share folder, but right now,
we want to test the performace against the typical real desktop.
On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:29:03 -0400, Philip Rack <PhilRack@MINEQUEST.COM>
>You don't mention the VM software you are using (VMware, VirtualBox,
>If you don't get an answer to your question, perhaps your IT staff can
>create a shared folder that you can use for your work space. Here's what a
>shared folder is from the Vbox help system.
>With the "shared folders" feature of VirtualBox, you can access files of
>your host system from within the guest system. This is similar how you
>use network shares in Windows networks -- except that shared folders do not
>need require networking, only the Guest Additions. Shared Folders are
>supported with Windows (2000 or newer), Linux and Solaris guests.
>Shared folders must physically reside on the host and are then shared with
>the guest, which uses a special file system driver in the Guest Addition to
>talk to the host. For Windows guests, shared folders are implemented as a
>pseudo-network redirector; for Linux and Solaris guests, the Guest
>provide a virtual file system.
>Hope this helps.
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>From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Ya
>Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:20 PM
>Subject: Tracking peak temp disk space usage?
>Is there a way I can track the peak hard drive usage (as WORK or temp
>fodler)? I'm testing SAS on VM, originally a VM was set up to have only a
>42G C: drive, which really has 8G free space. When running a big job, it
>ended up running out of resource (C: free space is 0). I've asked IT to
>increase the C: space to 100G, now the testing code can be run. But IT
>prefer not to configure the C: this big, if possible. So, I guess I need
>to know the peak usage before I can tell them how much space I need.
>Any idea? A SAS tool or Windows tool?