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Keeping rackspace vserver alive

It appears to me that rackspace somehow freezes cloud VMs after some idle time. This means the first page request to a php page takes much longer to respond than the subsequent requests. I am ...
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How does one test DNS performance on their webhost vs. a 3rd party dedicated service?

I have been hosting my dns with rackspace for years, formerly slicehost but I have been looking into a 3rd part host, as a result of running various speed tests, such as tools.pingdom.com to test the ...
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How to Plan for scale on my rackspace cloud server

I currently have a couple of cloud servers on Rackspace For application NGINX+PHP+Memcached+APC 2GB instance For Mysql Database 1GB instance Our site at the moment is not very heavy in terms of ...
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Transfer files to Rackspace Cloud Files

I am working on getting all my client files moved from VPS server to Rackspace Cloud Files. Since there is about 2 GB to be transferred, I am looking for a good tool to perform the task. One way to ...
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Unable to connect to rackspace cloud server using putty after resize

I own a rackspace cloud server which worked fine. I used WinSCP and Putty to connect to it and manage it. Then I re-sized the instance adding some more memory. Now whenever I try connecting to it ...
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Rackspace cloud sites to local server backup

I use rackspace cloud sites and don't have accsess to SSH or RSYNC on their servers, but I do access to SSHFS. I would like to be able to backup my cloud site to my local Ubuntu server, which has ...
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KeepAliveD, Rackspace Cloud, Unicast - both LB's enter MASTER state…?

I have set up two HAProxy Load Balancers in an Active->Passive pair. KeepAliveD will be used for failover between MASTER and BACKUP servers. Like most clouds, Multicast is not supported so I cannot ...
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cloud-init not executing on rackspace cloud

I was trying to pass a bash script to cloud-init on rackspace-cloud with 'nova boot' via --user-data. I used the following command: nova boot --key-name mykey1 --image "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) ...
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Is it possible to have bandwidth or transfer caps with Linux on Rackspace Cloud?

I just set up a virtual Ubuntu 10.04 server with Rackspace Cloud. Is it possible to set a limit on the amount of data transferred within a given length of time? Ideally I would get an email notice ...
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How to reduce snapshot size

I'm taking a snapshot of a server running in rackspace each day and initially it was 1GB, then around 25GB when actual disk space used was that amount. I then moved data from the boot partition to ...
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How can I set up my own DHCP subnet on Rackspace?

Update: As per grawity and MonkeeSage's comments, it seems my question was pointed in the wrong direction. I've updated the title and question below... I'm currently evaluating LXC as an option for ...
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Amazon service equivalent to Rackspace's cloud sites?

I was wondering if any of you know an Amazon equivalent version of cloud sites from rackspace. I know they have services similar to cloud servers and files but not this? Basically, I'm looking for a ...
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How does one configure networking on OpenStack?

I've been playing with Openstack, but I can't get the networking to function correctly. I'm just trying to get a single server going. I can bring up instances, but they get stuck at the BIOS loading ...
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Rackspace Cloud Server / DB - getaddrinfo failed

I recently migrated my MySQL instance from my debian server to a cloud database server at rackspace. A couple times of day since then, I notice in the log files that we have the following error: PHP ...
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Raid1 disk degraded after reboot

I'm testing a Rackspace cloud server and have two Cloud Block Storage volumes set up in a Raid1 configuration. There are no system files on these volumes, they're purely for storage. Everything ...
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How do I create a subdomain with rackspace?

I have a site I need to create a subdomain for, managed by rackspace cloud. The domain is already setup and online. I just need to copy the current www.mysite.com to lab.mysite.com. How do I go ...
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Convert a GlusterFS From Distributed-Replicate to Distributed-Only Then Back Again

I have a 4-node distributed-replicate setup running 3.5.2 that I am trying to get synced up with an existing NFS solution; I want Gluster to replace NFS once they are both in sync. These servers are ...
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Linux 'df' command not showing root filesystem?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 at Rackspace. What could cause the root fs to not appear here? # df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on none 4 0 4 0% ...
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Splitting HTTP/HTTPS traffic with SSL Termination in Rackspace Load Balancer

I've got a Load Balancer (LB) set up, with the SSL certificate installed, and a Cloud Server sat behind it serving my site. If I visit a static file in the site, with http:// or https:// it gets ...