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You hit a nerve. We are having to maintain machines on VMs nowadays as we wrap up projects. We snapshot them, in case we have to go back and make changes in 5 years...

We are bidding on a project just completed 4 years ago, and the developer won't support it, because MSFT no longer supports his technology choices, and he can't afford to support that environment. They will pay us to rebuild it... Wow...

I came from older technology that ran stable for 30 years. Heck I had an Oracle 6 DB that we have continuously imported straight into a new oracle. Cleanly without having to change our code. All the way to version 12... the biggest impact was that we had to start creating ACLs for security reasons, but all the code still works just fine. Supporting the client was and is quite easy.

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And the end result is that it aint worth our time to do anything other than build a VM. to the point that I have started doing ALL development on VMs... Pretty soon I may start putting them in the cloud and snapshotting them up there. Use a VPN + RDP to code against it.


I remember when I couldn't afford a COLOR Graphics card for my first PC... Now I throw SSDs out because they are too small... LOL.
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