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Three Tier Architecture [closed]

I'm trying to get a better understanding of the 3 tier architecture, specifically the presentation and logic layers. Is the presentation layer made up of web servers running the frontend code while ...
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Sharing single page application for multiple customers

I'm looking for information to implement the following architecture: One Single Page Application hosted on AWS S3 + Cloudfront distribution - domain example.com A single API accessed by the single ...
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Terraform, initialise cluster with a storage

Would it be the correct architecture to do the following: ├── cluster │   ├── storage │   ├── instance │   ├── instance │   └── ... Where the entire cluster would have a dedicated lan network ...
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Proper way to set up web server for single-page application

What I have usually done with single-page applications is to have a single monolithic application server that returns both HTML and responds to AJAX requests. I'd put all AJAX endpoints (typically ...
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Ceph or Gluster for implementing big NAS

We are planning to build NAS solution which will be primarily used via NFS and CIFS and workloads ranging from various archival application to more “real-time processing”. The NAS will not be used as ...
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How do I filter data in Azure IOTHub before sending as input to “Time Series Insights”?

Background Definition of Time Series Insights from Microsoft documentation Azure Time Series Insights is a fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to ...
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Maintenance of nginx server with zero downtime

I manage a few servers and for the sake of the question let's consider these three: nginx server: it only runs nginx and serves static files, responses from the disk cache, or passes requests to the ...
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Restricting access to a specific domain on AWS

Our current setup is ALB -> Target Group -> EC2 instances At the moment it's possible to access the EC2 servers behind the load balancer using the IP address of the ALB, the DNS Name (e.g. ...
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Server Colocation vs AWS for Hospital System

I have created a software solution for use by hospitals. It uses PHP / MySQL and cannot be compiled into binaries. A hospital that is interested in licensing this software is asking for the PHP code ...
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Can I use (these) old servers to test for a setup on a real environment? [closed]

I'm new to servers and a friend of mine just gave me 7 free servers from the early 2000's and 2008. 3x 1950 Poweredge (III) Single 2.0ghz CPU 4 cores. 2gb RAM. 64 bit architecture. 1x Unnammed ...
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Network Architecture for single port RTSP server

I'm designing a nework architecture for a data centre deployment for NAT VM servers serving RTSP video to clients outside. The clients should connect on a single port 554 , and VM Server gets video ...
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Whether a processor on a blade can access other processor's memory bank in the same blade or other blades In hpe superdome?

Whether a processor on a blade can access other processor's memory bank in the same blade or of that on other blades in hpe superdome as addressing space of a 64bit processor is 2 to the power 64 bits?...
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Windows Server 2016 setup [closed]

I have physical server with the following configuration: HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2, E3-1231v3, 32 GB, 2x1 TB I plan to install MS Windows Server 2016 Datacenter and create multiple virtual machines ...
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What is best practice design for internal traffic between microservices?

I have two PHP written microservices A & B. Endpoints are a.example.com and b.example.com. Both services need to be public accessible. In addition, service B makes a lot of curl requests to a....
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Latency issues when inserting content to China [closed]

Background We have an app that will write into a postgres db hosted in Frankfurt datacenter. The app is installed in each of the 8 sites we have around the world, from China, Korea, India , Germany, ...
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Is it possible to restrict access to specific domain/path through VPN on AWS

Our current setup is: Client -> ALB -> Target Group -> auto-scaled instances We have some urls that we would like to "hide" behind VPN access such as: Client -> VPN -> ALB -> ...
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BMC TrueSight Architecture Questions & Review

I have been preparing for a TrueSight deployment for some time now but would like to share my high level architecture with everyone and get some feedback as well as some questions I would like to ...
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Faking CPU architecture on Debian [closed]

I have a server which uses the armhf (armv7l, Cortex A9 ARMv7 to be precise) CPU architecture. I've been trying to install a certain package on it, but that doesn't work. First off, APT mentioned it ...
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PCI addresses of 2 network ports differ only in “device function” field => they belong to the same NIC?

I have multiple 10G ethernet ports on my server. Here is lspci for some of them: 81:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ Network Connection (rev 01) 81:00.1 ...
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Design enterprise architecture for an information system [duplicate]

I am trying to design an architecture for an information system that will have 2 million active users in the first 3 years, and it plans to scale with 30% in the next 3 years. My questions are as ...
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Should io and cpu intensive servers be separated in kubernetes cluster?

We are designing a new cluster architecture for our web service and are planing to use Ceph object storage and kubernetes for our services. for optimizing our servers We have different options: Use ...
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How can I get my local network machines to call local web server by URL?

I have four computers connected to a single switch - unconnected to the internet. One of the computers (the large one in the picture) is more powerful than the others and is running Ubuntu, with ...
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how to forward TCP requests through a reverse proxy towards multiple data services (Mysql, hadoop, Aurora, mssql … etc)

I'm trying to solve an architecture design puzzle, it's about designing an infra for keeping data and servers as much secured/hidden as possible, here are requirements: *I want to hide the internal ...
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Is it good practice to set HTTP headers in the load balancer?

I am managing a setup where there are two ngnix application servers behind an nginx reverse proxy. I would like to set some headers like X-XSS-Protection or Strict-Transport-Security. Currently, it's ...
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Docker : container by app with LAMP included or LAMP container only?

I have server with 20/30 sites to hosts and I would like to use Docker containers for scalability, maintenability and security. After few searches, I found 2 approaches : one container per ...
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How to share data between web applications?

I got two web applications, one customer facing and one for internal usage. Both are using a PostgreSQL database. What are the approaches I could take to share data between these applications? Both ...
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api connecting from WAN to LAN?

I'm not an application developer - Ill start off with that caveat. In Brief; our development team have asked for me to open a series of ports from WAN to LAN completely bypassing our DMZ. They say ...
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Should our traffic drive our system design or our system design drive our traffic?

A few weeks ago, I have moved to a new company as Linux system administrator, they are going to start a project of moving production servers infrastructure from a data center to Amazon AWS. They are ...
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How does the Azure Web Apps architecture look like?

I've had a few outages of 10 to 15 minutes, because apparently Microsoft had a 'blip' on their storages. They told me that it is because of a shared file system between the instances (making it a ...
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Seperating web server from database over public network

How much of a risk is it splitting nginx web server from mysql database server and having them talk over public network? The database server would be in the same OVH DC but from what I understand ...
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Understanding the concept of highload application

So, I have an idea of creating highload app using Ruby on rails. However there are some questions about the conception of the project. The main idea is Client->Load Balancer -> Server_1 ->...
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Imap local cache server

I'am not sure if it's the good place to ask the question. I would like to know if it's possible to have a local Imap cache server. The main IMAP server is by the provider. To improve performance I ...
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Could HAProxy disable the Apache Instance on the same node it is running?

I have a setup with three VMs that are running on a core i74xx. The machines form a LAMP cluster with HAProxy doing the loadbalancing. After running multiple load tests I found out, that throughput ...
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when to use NFS for web app

I am currently building a simple webapp architecture on AWS, as follow: Elastic Load Balancer - multiple front ends - RDS database. I have also set up an NFS server to store all images uploaded by ...
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Harpertown vs Sandy Bridge [duplicate]

I planning to upgrade one of my old harpertown based server to a new alternative but when I look at the comparison, this new one doesn't seem to be better at all, matter of fact if I look at the clock ...
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Compare bare metal server with AWS [closed]

I was trying to do cost comparison between bare metal servers and cloud servers from AWS. I could not exactly find how to compare a bare metal server with AWS server. AWS servers give capacity in vCPU....
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Why does some Windows Updates in wsus doenst contain a architecture?

I synced all security/critical updates on my wsus server and got a lot of updates which doenst contain any architecture. Is this because this update obtains for both architectures (64-bit AND 32-bit). ...
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Enterprise Service Bus architecture

Quick architecture question. I am needing to set up a portal/website with a database This is easy but now I want to add on functionality for apps, and other clients to interact through an API. My ...
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OpenStack multiple compute node resources allocation for single vm instance

Im learning about OpenStack and understand that resources of a single compute node can be allocated and shared between multiple vm instances. If we assume that I have a single application that ...
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is it better to use several small machines or fewer big ones to deploy a stack? [closed]

Is it better to split the different components of a stack over several smaller machines or get 1 or 2 bigger machines and put several components on a same machine? My thought is that if I start with ...
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Setting up a FreeBSD Server for packet filtering and routing [closed]

I have heard the many goods of using FreeBSD in Networking over Linux with utils such as pf and ipfw I currently have an multi tier application hosted on a vSphere environment with seperate servers ...
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Mysql - best setup for 4 replication databases and another standalone

we would like to merge on one server 2 mysql instances coming from 2 different server : 4 databases on the first instance, which is a replication slave, which are replicated from a master 1 database ...
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What are common server architectures to build a reliable website [closed]

Sorry, if my question looks too general, but I am looking for an answers to specific problems that I listed below and would appriciate any help. My website is growing in popularity and I would like ...
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What is a good new server setup [closed]

Currently we have a server with several functions: domain controller, SQL server, WSUS server, file server, print server, exchange server, backup exec And in addition we still have an old server with ...
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Advice for an EC2 Architecture and Deployment Strategy [closed]

My company is currently migrating several websites and PHP web applications (standard LAMP stack) from three in-house servers to Amazon EC2. Because we had only three servers, we clustered several low-...
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x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor confusion [closed]

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
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Single instance EC2 env versus multiple split stack?

I am fairly new to AWS and have designed a fairly flexible architecture which is fairly performant and fault tolerant over multiple regions/AZs However I was thinking - what would the main ...
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Are computations performed in a Docker container exactly repeatable?

I've read the question titled "How is Docker.io different from a normal virtual machine?", but I'm still not certain how "virtual" docker containers are. For example, in a scientific setting, ...
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Serving multiple web-service instances [closed]

We're building an API-based web solution on Python which is going to be delivered to individual customers. Each customer is going to have a separate dataset. Currently, it's not a problem to deploy ...
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Cloning a server across architectures

I have this Linux (Debian) server that I want to duplicate, with all its services and their settings. Actually, it is to replace the existing server with newer hardware. I'd like the process to be as ...