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Creating a development environment from a shared hosting production environment (LAMP)

The production server is shared, I don't have access to php.ini and httpd.conf and most PHP settings cannot be set or overrided using ini_set PHP function. So I would like to create a local ...
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Is mysql-proxy ready for production use?

I've been doing a bit of research, and I would love to use mysql-proxy in production, because It supports sockets It supports read-write splitting My other option is to use HAProxy and change all ...
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Common Server Setup / Workflow [closed]

Basically I'm wondering what the most common server setup up is for a web company. At the company i work out now we have 1 server with all our clients sites on. We sometimes work locally and upload, ...
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Staging to production enviornment automate process?

I am buying 2 dedicated servers (one for live hosting, 1 for staging environment). Four questions: How to keep the live server in sync with staging server? Goal is to run the sync everyday but I ...
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Using a Mac as a production server?

I've never used a mac before so I'm not exactly sure about this: A client wants me to make a website for him and host it on his Mac server. The website is obviously going to be created with PHP and ...
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Will Windows dcdiag.exe interrupt any services on a production system?

Will the running the Windows dcdiag.exe command-line tool on a Server 2008 R2 system interfere with any services on that machine? A small amount of CPU and network traffic usage is acceptable, but ...
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Shrink Partition on Production Server

Our production server was only set up with one large partition. I have set up a standby server and properly partitioned it. Now the boss wants the production environment's partition shrunk. It is an ...
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What .NET framework version do you have installed on production servers?

Just out of curiosity - what version of the .NET framework does your company have installed on its production Windows web and SQL Servers ? How big a struggle will it be to get a new .NET version on ...
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Moving from <hostname>:1234 to <hostname>/app

I'm bringing up my first production-level(-ish) server and have installed and configured a couple of python web applications, which I have to access like so: <hostname>:8000 ...
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Install apc in production environment

Executing a pecl search apc returns the following: Package Stable/(Latest) Local APC 3.1.14 (beta) Alternative PHP Cache And according to here: http://pecl.php.net/package/APC 3.1.14 is ...
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How do I properly set up SQL Server Profiler in a production environment?

In our production environment (SQL Server 2008 Enterprise), we've been having issues with CPU usage and network utilization. Based on the specs of the (multiple) machines we have and the general ...
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Development, testing, and production envorment for large php/mysql projects

Hello i am working on a large php/mysql project and i am getting to the point where everything get really confusing. I have a dedicated sever that runs CentOS with PLESK. And i have a windows PC with ...
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Best Way for Developers to Upload Files to Production Server

Small team of developers doing their work here and there. We have a team leader, and is sole responsible for uploading updated source files from the development server to the production server. So ...
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Can the production db server be in our intranet domain?

I've got someone setting up a "backup-relay" server on our intranet. It will transfer our local backups off-site, and transfer backups of our production db (which is off-site) back home. These are ...
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Using ClamAV to virus scan uploaded files on Ubuntu Production Servers

I am planning to use ClamAV to virus scan files being uploaded to a Web Application running on Ubuntu Servers. ClamAV will be installed on a dedicated server and when the file is being uploaded, the ...
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Best practices for working with Development, Staging, Production server and SVN

Our development team has a live server hosted in a data centre, as well as a dev and staging server onsite All machines are running Debian 5, PHP, MySQL We have Subversion running on the development ...
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Is it safe upgrading php through Testing Repository (CentOS)

I need to upgrade PHP to 5.2.x Im referring here as how to do upgrade it: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/PHP_5.1_To_5.2 ...
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Development Environment Sprawl

Development --> Staging --> Production A pretty typical workflow. This is fine. "Fine, you want a 'Beta' Environment to show off stuff to some users/customers that isn't quite ready for ...
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SSL Certificates, two-way authentication and loadbalancers

We're looking to implement two-way authentication with client certificates for a privileged subset of our application users. The idea will be that if a certificate is detected the user will be asked ...
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glassfish v3 and java EE in production mode: what are the options to update a live web app?

I am building a web app using java EE and glassfish v3. I want to move it to production mode soon, however i have zero experience with using glassfish in production, i would appreciate if you give me ...
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ruby or rvm ruby in Production web server

Currently our production server runs in system ruby. Passenger handles our rails apps. Should I move to handling my entire ruby stuff using rvm? What advantage can rvm give me in a production ...
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What are the popular production software deployment systems?

I am curious to know what are the popular production deployment system i.e. popular ways in which things are moved from test/qa sandbox and final releases are pushed into production available to be ...
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rsync from development to production - ownership/permissions - PermitRootLogin

In order to use "rsync" to synchronize data between a development server and a production server, I have to set PermitRootLogin on on the production server, then I can run "rsync -avhe ssh --delete ...
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Deploy packer images on bare metal server?

How can I match my dev and production bare metal box? The hosting provider does not allow or have a process to install custom images and only provides a selection from all the latest popular ...
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LDAP authentication very slow on production server

We are developing a Spring MVC application which does LDAP authentication using Spring Security framework. The problem we are facing is that the authentication works just fine on our development ...
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Installing Linux server on USB stick

I am looking to rent 6 of these servers: http://www.hetzner.de/en/hosting/produkte_rootserver/ex4s As you can see, the hard drives aren't server grade and they break a lot. I was wondering if it's ...
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PHP server --enable-debug side effects

Is it safe to compile php with --enable-debug on a production environment server? Which could be the consequences?
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What tool for tracking application/db/service installations and dependencies?

In our organisation, we have 4 layers of environments (DEV, INT, UAT, PROD). In each layer there are 1-3 sets of the following SOA environment (one per GUI application project): Around 5-10 ...
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Login failed for user 'XXX' on the mirrored sql server

We have 4 web servers that host our asp.net (3.5) application. Randomly, we get error messages like : 1) "Login failed for user 'userid'" 2) "A network-related or instance-specific error occurred ...
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(Rails, Warbler) Deploying and initializing Rails applications in Glassfish…?

I'm currently in the process of finishing up a Rails application. I am using Warbler to package it up as a ".war" file and am using GlassFish to deploy it. I do this because the application is to be ...
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Jetty + SSL + Linux=timeouts, disconnects. Is it production ready?

We are experiencing various reliability problems with a setup that includes Jetty on CentOS 5 running predominantly SSL. There are unexplained disconnects and time-outs and occational looping, ...
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Environment Setup [closed]

My company is starting to feel the pains of its developers not being on the same page. ie some develop on windows, some on ubuntu, etc... and then code lives on CentOS and we start to get problems ...
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What is the best way to install apache, PHP, MySQL, FTP (virtual hosting), and phpMyAdmin on a production CentOS server?

I am working on a small, self-hosted project and I need to have LAMP, FTP, and phpMyAdmin installed. It needs to be set up so it is safe to have running live on the web. Is it best to yum install ** ...
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Free way to virtualize Linux on top of Windows Server 2003 Std (non-R2) with production stability?

On a zero-dollar budget, is there any way that's known to be stable to install Linux as a guest in a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP2 virtualization host? I know there are lots of products ...
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Production deployment strategies

Suppose I have a load balancer connected to 10 web servers. Also assume that the app is used 24/7 so there is no "low peak" period, that is, reasonable speed of response must be maintained. What is ...
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Cloud formation - updating a stack behind an elb doesnt update the AMI

We are powering our AWS EC2 instances using cloud formation. We have 3 different stacks - testing, staging and production. Our workflow to update the images for any of the stacks is as follows: ...
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Working Between Local, Dev and Production Machines / Servers [closed]

How do you as a Web Developer cope with working between Dev and Production servers and interms of config files etc? What do you use etc I am use to changing files manually etc
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What production grade linux has MySQL 5.5? [closed]

I want production grade linux with LTS, long term support, that has MySQL 5.5. I.e. no third party repositories, no downloading binaries from mysql.org. Are there any available now or soon? The first ...
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Replicating Linux production environment locally on Mac

I have a remote CentOS server and i want to recreate, as close to possible, this environment locally on a Mac currently acting as a fileserver to our office to provide a development environment that ...
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Does it makes sense to use a single physical box in both DMZ and Secured Zone

I was sitting in a presentation where I was told it is ok to have a physical box (virtualized into two) where one resides in the DMZ zone and the other resides in the secured zone. I found that such ...
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Kerberos in production on virtual machines

At the moment I am investigating the possibility to use Kerberos as the primary authentication protocol for our cloud structure. We'll probably follow through with this idea and for the sake of HA the ...
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Is it bad to have two webapps each on different servlet container than both on same, on a production server?

I need to run two webapps on a ubuntu VPS but one(my own webapp) prefers to run in Tomcat & other(Solr webservice) is preferable in Jetty. But I think running a separate server for each webapp ...
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Setting up a centos 5 production server from scratch

I have got a new dedicated server. I have to set it up for my live website. I have read basic things like yum install php mysql etc. But with each tutorial, there's notice that don't use it for ...
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How to configure a MongoDB configsvr and arbiter on same instance?

I am setting up an arbiter onto the same machine as a config server, but having some trouble with the default 10gen /etc/init.d/mongod file. I tried creating an additional /etc/init.d/mongod-arb for ...
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Multiple Unicorns/Rails Apps, Nginx, One User

I successfully deployed a Rails app using Capistrano, Unicorn, Nginx using the following unicorn configuration: env = ENV["RAILS_ENV"] || "development" worker_processes 4 listen ...
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Best way of managing SSL on production and staging sites

I'm using II7 to host my production sites as well as my staging sites. I want my staging sites to as closely mimic the functionality of my production sites as possible. However I run into problems ...
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Separate apps environment (distro agnostic)

What do you think about having a separate environment with it's own parsers (Python, Ruby) and different versions of them within a Linux distro. I'm sick of having to stick with distro's versions of ...
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What's the good way to deploy an application on remote server accessible only via scp?

There's a web application that needs to be deployed on a remote server. There's a scp access to this server, no working shell though, so can't just ssh there. The question that appeared was how to ...
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Openstack Junos rapid production deployment

Can somebody familiar with Open Stack explain to me whether or not it's ok to use the RDO version for production use. The installation takes a matter of minutes compare to the doc installation Guide. ...
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Staging environment in docker container on same server?

Is it realistic to launch a whole staging environment on the same dedicated server that is in production on a low traffic/load server? Since the app we made just launched a few days ago, we would ...