LINUX HOWTO

You can find some interesting articles & guides on Linux based softwares here.

How To Configure Single-Node Ceph Cluster To Run Properly

Ceph is designed to be a fault-tolerant, scalable storage system. This means that in a production environment, it is expected that at a minimum, there will be three Ceph nodes in a cluster. If you can only afford a single [...]

Ludwig Tirazona 3:00 am

How To Install Linux Mint 18 From a USB Flash Drive

Mint Welcome Screen

Linux Mint is a popular Ubuntu-based Linux Distribution that aims for an easy desktop usage experience, from installation to day-to-day work. There are two Desktop Environment choices, MATE and Cinnamon. Linux Mint 18, code-named "Sarah", was released on June 30, [...]

Ludwig Tirazona 7:33 am

5 Steps to Setup MySQL Master Master Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

MySQL Master-Master configuration

The Master-Slave replication in MySQL databases provides load balancing for the databases. But it does not provide any failover scenario. If the Master server breaks, we cannot execute queries directly on the slave server. In addition to load balancing, if [...]

Raghu 8:33 am

How to Install FFMPEG on CentOS 7

FFMPEG is a major multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play various audio and video files in different formats.  FFMPEG is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Run Single-Node Cassandra Cluster in Ubuntu 16.04

Apache Cassandra is a open source distributed, high performance, extremely scalable and fault tolerant post-relational database solution. It can serve as both real-time data store for online/transactional applications, and as read-intensive database for business intelligence systems. Relational DB Vs Cassandra Relational [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Run Puppet on Container Infrastructure using Docker

Docker is an Opensource Container based technology. It is giving us a workflow around containers which is much easy to use. Docker separates application from underlying operating system using container technology, similar to how Virtual Machines separate the operating system [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Setup OpenLDAP Multi-Master Replication on CentOS 7

Add syncprov module

OpenLDAP is an open source Address Directory software. It is "lightweight" or "smaller" when compared to the X.500 designed to run on smaller computers such as desktop computers. In OpenLDAP, data information are arranged like branches of a tree, one [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

How To Install CouchDB and Futon on Ubuntu 16.04

Allowing External Access

Apache CouchDB is an open source database management system that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes and regular HTTP for its API. It is often widely known as a NoSQL database system. It has a document-oriented NoSQL database architecture and [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 am

How to Run Wayland and Weston on Arch Linux

Wayland ClientsWayland Clients

Hello, today we are going to talk about the new windowing protocol for the Linux operating system, its name is Wayland, it is maintained by the people at freedesktop.org, which also helps on X development. The main motivation in creating [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How to Install Chef Workstation / Server / Node on CentOS 7

Chef is an automation platform that configures and manages your infrastruture. It transforms the infrastruture into code. It is a Ruby based configuration management tool. This automation platform consists of a Chef workstation, a Chef server and chef clients which [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Install ReaR (Relax and Recover) on CentOS 7

rear usage

ReaR Relax-and-Recover is a Linux bare metal disaster recovery and system migration solution. Relax and Recover (ReaR) is a true disaster recovery solution that creates recovery media from a running Linux system. If a hardware component fails, an administrator can [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

How to Install Docker Engine in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial

Removing Docker Image

Docker is a free and open source project for the automation of deployment of apps under software containers that provides an open platform to pack, ship and run any application any where. It makes an awesome use of the resource isolation features [...]

Arun Pyasi 5:00 am

Getting Started with Ansible on Command Line

ANSIBLE is an open source software platform for configuration management, provisioning, application deployment and service orchestration. It can be used for configuring our servers in production, staging and developments. It can also be used in managing application servers like Webservers, database [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Install OpenDCIM on CentOS 7

OpenDCIM VH

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a growing challenge for data center managers, and a hot market for software vendors. The openDCIM project offers an open source alternative for companies seeking to improve their asset tracking and capacity planning. OpenDCIM [...]

Kashif Siddique 9:00 am