VMware’s cloud-native application stack is here, and it uses several things called “Photon”. In this quick post, I’ll have a look at what’s what in the stack and how the components of this container-optimised enterprise cloud platform fit together.
This cgi script allows you to post a webpage on your multi-processor Linux server which shows the current CPU usage. Useful if you want to quickly and easily check the load on the system and see if multi-processor applications are spreading themselves across the available cores.
I have an old (virtual) server which, for various support and compatibility reasons, is still running Fedora Core 2 Linux, released back in 2005. Despite this being an old, unsupported, version of the OS I wanted it to be as up-to-date as possible, and this is how I went about it.
The rsync tool in Linux is very useful for backing up files from one machine to another, and coupled with the Cron scheduling tool it can be used to make a simple yet efficient automated backup. This post outlines how.
Authenticating with the remote system It is necessary to save your credentials on the remote system, …