The first article in this series introduces a few utilities that we can use to generate system hardware reports and plot the obtained data graphically using gnuplot and MRTG.
With the increasing volume and complexity of information that gets churned out these days, the need to optimise storage and retrieval becomes an important aspect to consider. In this article, the author sheds some light on each layer of a tiered storage infrastructure — storage, server and applications.
The third article in our series on the GIMP will guide you through Toolbox, and help you to work with the various tools featured in it.
Over the last few years, Linux has proved its worth in every vertical imaginable. Yet, corporate India is caught in a bind with Linux-conversant talent being virtually unavailable. Shenoy Systems has stepped in to speed up the process of getting talent industry-ready, especially in the embedded systems arena.
While there are numerous proprietary e-mail security solutions around, how many actually manage to live up to their claims? And who says that customer service and satisfaction never come free? LFY tries its best to search out a solution that addresses these concerns.
While everyone else seems to be in a race for the latest and the greatest, CentOS 5.3 still bundles pretty old and tested software. Well, this is not your typical desktop OS; besides, the stability makes it a must-have for your server deployments.
A Puppet show can turn out to be real entertainment for UNIX administrators.
In the previous article in this series (‘Data Centre Redundancy’, page 56, April 2009) we got an overview of the architecture associated with data centre redundancy. An important aspect of this is to make sure that the traffic is evenly distributed across all the data centres in order to fully utilise the available capacity. In this concluding article, we will discuss the use of LVS (Linux Virtual Server) to load balance the traffic across data centres.
Let’s explore SELinux modes, and learn a few commands that will help in understanding SELinux policies better.
Understanding the OpenVZ way of virtualisation and getting started with it.