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comment Complete user guide to Xen 4.2
I have no idea what the state of their documentation is; I submitted my answer nearly 2 years ago. Seems many businesses that need reliable support have moved to Hyper-V or pay-for services like VMware, or hiring people experienced in Xen configuration.
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comment Complete user guide to Xen 4.2
@Chris I wouldn't hold out much hope on the project being of high quality if they themselves cannot provide decent documentation since I'd think they are in the best position to document their own project. The next best bet for the most up to date working information is to see if they have a specific mailing list you can subscribe to to get information.
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comment Horizontal Versus Verticale Scaling for Large Scale RoR Application (High CPU and Memory Usage)
Have the developers done any profiling to see where bottlenecks are? It's possible you may alleviate some problems by separating elements out like database access or certain elements being retrieved when they could be better cached. Many applications it's not simple to say "I have a RoR application, how should we scale it?" It's the architecture of the application, not necessarily the framework or stack, that determines how to do that.
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comment Compiling Error of Ruby 1.9.2 on CentOS
There's an answer that suggests this as the fix...you might want to accept it as the solution.
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comment Mac OS X 10.8.5 adding to Windows Domain
@MDMarra probably in the terminal. The hostname is pulled from a DNS lookup there and is part of the prompt, and Macs don't update Windows DNS entries. So they often inherit a previous lease owner's name.
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comment How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
That's true. I was synonymizing LBA and geometry. But it still can't be changed. :-)
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comment How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
I thought geometry is a physical thing, so you can't "change" the geometry. That said, if the capacity matches, you should be able to mirror the volumes or create a mirror where the max size of the mirror is the size of the smaller capacity drive...
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comment How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
...wouldn't that mean they're not identical?
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comment Thoughts about a simple way to check remote updates lists and updating remote servers
To clarify what you're doing...this is a mostly hobby interface you are putting together, and you're looking into adding the ability to update your monitored servers from said interface. But you talk about killing your margins...are these servers used as a business? So the interface is a hobby project integrated into your business systems?