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Aug
13
comment How can you map server dependencies in an undocumented environment?
I've got to admit this is the first thing I thought of too... Definitely not a best practice but probably the most expedient option.
Aug
12
comment We have Solaris 10 VM in KVM (ProxmoxVE) how to check if Solaris is using all cores?
What are the values of sockets and cores in /etc/qemu-server/NNN.conf (where NNN is the number of your Solaris VM)? How many cores have you allocated to the VM?
Aug
8
comment Memory is being hogged which results in some webpages not opening
For the memory "problem": just get more memory!
Aug
8
comment Memory is being hogged which results in some webpages not opening
Do a mysqladmin --verbose processlist and examine the queries.
Aug
7
revised mysql using all memory and moving into swap
edited title
Aug
1
answered Is it ok to send mail from a domain with no MX record?
Jul
31
comment Too many TCP connections causes disconnections
How many network cards does this server have and what are the settings for each (i.e. ethtool ethX)
Jul
30
comment sudden high CPU, causing server to be unresponsive
Do you have any cron jobs running at that time?
Jul
29
comment File I/O Throughput
I suspect that write barriers are being sent where the performance is poor.
Jul
29
comment File I/O Throughput
Please list the filesystem (e.g. ext3 or ext4) for each along with the options (e.g. noatime) to make sure you are comparing apples to apples.
Jul
23
comment What's the optimal server configuration for fastest inserting in a MySql database in this scenario?
Is this a data warehousing use case?
Jul
22
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Jul
22
comment Server Hardware/Settings for high traffic
Load test your app in a test environment. No one is going to be able to answer you. Please see: serverfault.com/questions/350454/…
Jul
17
comment NFS directory not working
Does mounting as (vfstype) nfs4 make a difference?
Jul
14
answered How can i create in incremental backups of mysql databases
Jul
1
comment MySQL is running VERY slow on CentOS 6x (not 5x)
barrier=0 instead of defaults
Jul
1
comment MySQL is running VERY slow on CentOS 6x (not 5x)
The default datadir is /var/lib/mysql and given your laptop file info the datadir is on ext4. Edit /etc/fstab to include barrier=0 as a mount option and reboot.
Jun
30
answered MySQL is running VERY slow on CentOS 6x (not 5x)
Jun
26
comment How important is patch management?
Not to be pedantic, but I think you mean "prying eyes".
Jun
22
comment Webserver load test
Canonical question: serverfault.com/questions/350454/…