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I'm creating a new hypervisor and some VMs and trying to come up with a fun naming theme. Not looking to use:
• LOTR
• Harry Potter
• Greek/Norse gods
• Planets
• Superhero names
• Colors

Any ideas?

@fewl Obscure character names from 80's movies...

Or Character names played on screen Clint Howard... (this one could be used for ipv6 addressing and you wont run out... O_o)

@a7
Maybe I should just name everything `Tremors#` since that was his best movie.

@fewl
butterfly species (or some other species)

fabric patterns

Pokémon
@fewl yes, use hostnames that match the IP address

if your server is 192.168.1.35, set the hostname to oneninetwodotonesixeightdotonedotthirthyfive.local

this way you'll never forget the IP address if DNS is broken

@feld @fewl it also has the added benefit of not being possible to domain join to a Microsoft active directory server (with a 15 character limit)

@fewl
Hm… Misaka's name from A Certain Magical Index/A Certain Scientific Railgun?
Misaka 1
Misaka 2
Misaka 3

Misaka 10000

There should be enough name and it's quite related to IT, networks and compute power

@fewl May I suggest the Periodic Table of Elements as a universally consistent choice that offers a wide range of references to mythology, science and literature, as well as an index.

@fewl
I like naming my home systems after science fiction computers and/or AI. AIVAS from McCaffery's books, GLaDOS from Portal, etc.

@fewl
Could always follow the Geralt of Rivia horse naming convention, where he names every horse Roach

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