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What are the advantages and disadvantages of mounting your application binaries from a shared mount?

When I started in the financial industry, I was running systems that were comprised of gateway systems that consumed/massaged data, compute nodes to make trading decisions, NFS servers to serve ...
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Network Service account or domain account?

Using a domain account requires administration and protection of the account and password. Using the builtin NetworkService or LocalService identities has lower administrative effort and does not ...
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Network Service account or domain account?

The difference really boils down to how the service will interact with other machines over the network (using Microsoft networking protocols). The "Network Service" is, effectively, an unprivileged ...
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What does "Waiting for DAS to start" mean in GlassFish 3?

DAS stands for "Domain Administration Server" in glassfish. The administration guide might also be helpful.
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Can I use failover partner in the connection string for non-mirroring SQL server set up?

Mirroring has been deprecated in SQL 2016 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/database-engine/deprecated-database-engine-features-in-sql-server-2016 You will have use SQL availability groups. ...
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Restricting Access from BOTS

Install fail2ban, configure bot jails. Simples.
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Consistent upgrade of a distributed server application

This can not be answered in a general way. It depends on the application itself and the type of changes you are doing. For example, some DB changes should not affect a running application (if done ...
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With an application server behind a reverse proxy, which server should handle the error pages and why?

It will depend on your requirements and the proxy For example NGINX can intercept errors for you and then do a X. This might allow you to serve cached content even if the application server was down (...
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Does disabling "numa interleave" from bios cause memory page-out(when cpu-1 has no free memory left) to hdd on all dual-cpu systems?

Disabling node interleave in the BIOS doesn't cause your system to swap. It would be more accurate to say that disabling this option puts NUMA interleaving under OS control. This option exists for ...
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why use both web servers and application servers in the same architecture?

Lots of applications use loads of flat files, even those containing scripts to be executed by the browser, are flat files for the web server. These files can be delivered much faster by a web server ...
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Nginx Config For React and Node App Proxying to Wrong Path

Try the following location block: location /api/ { proxy_pass http://localhost:5000/; } Do not miss the trailing slash of the proxy_pass directive parameter! You can find description ...
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How to setup SSL certs for a LAN web app server

I believe you are looking for is a way to use a self-signed certificate to host a web app internally to your network an have it be trusted? If you are using IIS to host the site you can make a self-...
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WebSphere not launching completely?

Looks like you might have to reconfigure the custom properties, take a look here - https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSAW57_8.5.5/com.ibm.websphere.nd.doc/ae/xrun_jvm.html#com.ibm.config....
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With an application server behind a reverse proxy, which server should handle the error pages and why?

If you have the proxy server handle the error pages, you have the ability to offer a consistent message to the client, no matter what site the error is generated for. Also, in the event of a backend ...
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How to add WebSphere Application Server 9 to Rational Application Developer 9.5?

Answer: As of yet (2016-07), WAS 9.0 is not supported by Rational Application Developer 9.5. Instead, download and install Eclipse Neon, then install in it the "WebSphere Developer Tools for Eclipse ...
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How often do websphere process or application servers need to be restarted?

There is no need nor recommendation, unless you're aware a specific (and slow) resource leak. It might be someones overall opinion that this is the way software should be managed, but it's nothing ...
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Restricting Access from BOTS

If your firewall is the reason you can't see the address, you'll need to deal with the firewall to get that info. Probably from the logs. I've dealt with very busy public servers. There are a few ...
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