It's a good DevOps practice to have all your active infrastructure under your total control. Amazon creates for you a default VPC in every region they have, even though you'd probably use only one (or two for disaster recovery). Since this VPC was not created by your code, you cannot …
linkerd is a transparent proxy that adds service discovery, routing, failure handling, and visibility to modern software applications
I will not go into details about this product, I was just curious to see it in action.
Running stuff these days is so easy:
# get root $ sudo su - # start docker $ yum …
the only truly secure server is one that is powered off and stored in a concrete room with no doors or windows
SSH access to your instance is so last year, right now you just fire a new one and drop the old one. But if you insist in having …
There is nothing more to say: WordPress is gone, Pelican is in.
Last year this wiki was running a self-hosted WordPress solution. But it got hacked.
I never got the time to investigate how it happened (even though I had the auto-update feature enabled) but it …
If you're using the Google DNSs
126.96.36.199, you might have an issue and you don't know about it :)
Here is what happened:
- I have some servers configured to use these DNSs (and I've been using them for ages now)
- I have some …
While trying to migrate an Infrastructure away from Amazon (their service is not at all that cheap) to a container based one @Wable (good offer and they "swear" they'll never over-commit), one of the components failed - it was a Couchbase server.
Let's follow the process (and the debug):
$ dpkg -i …
Why keep using the Google DNSs
188.8.131.52 and allow them to record all your queries?
It's time to stay low with https://www.opennicproject.org !
IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) provides out-of-band management and monitoring of servers (Supermicro X9SCL/X9SCM in my case). This is similar to Dell's DRAC or HP's iLO, but cheaper.
SOL (Serial over LAN) is a mechanism that enables the input and output of the serial port of a managed system …
This post will give you a quick intro into the basics of Kernel based Virtual Machine (KVM) in CentOS / RedHat. Bellow you have a step-by-step procedure on how to to get a CentOS VM running inside a CentOS host.
Install and start the services:
$ uname -a Linux centos 2.6 …
Ever needed a bigger disk (not for root) inside your Guest OS (powered by VMware)? Look no further, I have the answer.
You don't need to stop the guest, this operation is done on a running VM.
Login on you vCenter, edit the VM's settings, increase disk size to the …