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Virtual Machine Storage - Fixed Size vs Dynamic Size

Virtual Machine Storage type Fixed size or Dynamic size? Which one Should I use?

Whoever used a virtual machine in your lifetime you might have came across this prompt while creating a virtual machine.  You should have seen the option to choose from either

Dynamically Allocated Fixed Size



And its obvious that many go for the default one Dynamically allocated. 

Did you ever thought what is the advantage of Fixed size over Dynamic size? Here is where the difference I noticed
Dynamically allocated This type of virtual disk file will not consume the actual physical storage in your hard disk but it shows as it has that many allocated size (free memory) available to your virtual OS.
The advantages are:
Actual Physical memory will not be occupiedYou can actually create a virtual disk even more than the physical drive size eg: you can create 1 TB virtual disk on a 128 GB physical storage.
But here is a big drawback which many failed to consider. Since your virtual operating system thinks that …

TataSky Refresh after Recharge - Activate after Recharge

If you are using TataSky and doing recharge occasionally and that too after disconnection, this post will be very helpful for you.
Most of the time you will not get the channels listed as soon as you make the payment. It will display message to Subscribe for that channel.

You can easily get channels back by simply giving a missed a call from your registered mobile number.

Note: Make sure your TV and SetupBox is on and showing the error message

Give missed call to +91 80892 80892 (Soft Refresh)wait for 1 minute and
If still not active then try giving missed call to +91 90405 90405 (Heavy Refresh).


If the above step did not help you, there might be something else going wrong, please contact TataSky Support.

Also note that, this can be done only from your TataSky account registered mobile number.

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