High Availability: Configuring Heartbeat And Apache Part 2

Configuring Heartbeat And Apache Part 2

Posted by Hayden Smith

In the last part of our high availability tutorial series we looked at configuring heartbeat to move an IP address between the two VPS servers we had set up, and also to restart Apache to…
Practical Applications Of The uniq Command

Practical Applications Of The uniq Command

Posted by Hayden Smith

Many of the standard Linux command line commands are intended for use when working with plain text files. One such command is the uniq command, which is commonly used as a way to filter out…
High Availability: Configuring Heartbeat And Apache Part 1

Configuring Heartbeat And Apache Part 1

Posted by Hayden Smith

Welcome to another edition of our series of tutorials on configuring a high availability solution using the VPS.net public cloud. Previously we've looked at what high availability is, how to configure your VPS servers, setting…
Automating Unison

Automating Unison

Posted by Hayden Smith

In the previous part of our series of tutorials for creating a highly available solution using the VPS.net public cloud, we looked at setting up Unison to synchronize the files in the website's directory between…
Monitoring Disk Usage on a Linux Server with df and du

Monitoring Disk Usage on a Linux Server with df and du

Posted by Hayden Smith

There are a number of important tasks that are part of the day-to-day running of the server. One of these is monitoring your disk usage and ensuring that you don't run out of space. Fortunately…
Configuring Unison File Synchronization

Configuring Unison File Synchronization

Posted by Hayden Smith

Welcome back to our series on using the VPS.net public cloud to build your own highly available website solution. So far we've looked at how to get the servers set up, and configuring the MySQL…
Configuring MySQL Replication: Part 2

Configuring MySQL Replication: Part 2

Posted by Hayden Smith

Welcome back to our series on creating a highly available solution using VPSs on our public cloud. In the last part we looked at configuring Master-Master configuration for MySQL on the servers. We had the…
Accelerate Your Website By Using Varnish With Apache

Accelerate Your Website By Using Varnish With Apache

Posted by Hayden Smith

As a website's traffic increases, you can often find that the site is repeatedly serving the same files over and over again from disk. This can cause a problem whereby the server can reach the…
Configuring MySQL Replication: Part 1

Configuring MySQL Replication: Part 1

Posted by Hayden Smith

Previously in our high availability series, we looked at what high availability entails and how we can achieve such a system using Virtual Private Servers on the VPS.net public cloud. In this part, we'll look…
Setting Up the Virtual Private Servers for High Availability

Setting Up the Virtual Private Servers for High Availability

Posted by Hayden Smith

In previous articles we have discussed the concept of high availability and what it entails. Over the coming weeks we'll be looking at how you can configure Virtual Private Servers on the VPS.net cloud to…
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