We have a cluster of machines and I found ssh automatic login very helpful. I also found Capistrino very helpful. Are there any other tips/tricks you found useful?
I have EC2 Ubuntu server which I would like to use as VPN gateway, I'm looking to do geoip targeting test and using a machine with US IP is a must. My client machine is Ubuntu 11.04. Any ideas, it ...
I am setting up a daily maintenance task for my rails app. When the task is complete is sends me an e-mail that summarizes the tasks activity. If you were doing the same, what kind of tasks would your ...
I have a web server that I run which has quite a few sites on it now all using SQL Db's - Its actually a cloud server from 1&1 (Win2008). I have the following in place in case of the worst: ...
I've recently graduated and have got a job at a fast-growing dedicated/VPS hosting company as a junior sysadmin. I'd like to know any tips or advice you more senior sysadmins have, e.g. what ...
I have seen a few pages discussing this and some scripts that I won't run because I don't understand them, so would be great if the experienced users can share some tips or scripts (and perhaps ...
We've implemented Nagios for services on our network and it is working great. The notifications are nice and the wide range of configuration options are very handy. Up to this point, we've done all ...
I recently purchased a used BladeCenter E chassis and I have two HS21, one HS20, and seven QS20 blades. As you are likely aware, used hardware means I get to figure it out myself (and that's part of ...
I got a laptop, which I brought a year ago, which has a battery that can last for 3 hours. 6 months ago, the battery's life dropped down to roughly 15 minutes (Windows says its supposed to last for ...