- Resolving the contradictions between web services, clouds, and open source
- Defining clouds, web services, and other remote computing
This quick guide will walk you through setting up OpenVZ on CentOS. I followed these steps on CentOS release 5.5 x64 version. If you want more detail on install via different methods and/or have different flavor of CentOS and run into an issue, you can follow instructions provided by OpenVZ site. Once you are done with this guide, you will have CentOS container running for you to play with.
For my purposes, I started with very basic installation of CentOS 5.5. I have done this on existing installations of CentOS without any issues as well. Ok so …[Read more...]
Everybody is moving to cloud architectures, although not all
agree on what cloud computing is. In my limited
understanding, and for the purpose of my work, cloud
computing is a quick and versatile availability of virtual
Now, if my purpose was deploying these machines, a private cloud in one host (namely, my laptop) would not make sense. But to create a flexible testing environment, it works very well.
Users of virtual machines software such as VMWare …
Topics for this podcast:
*Our latest CAOS Special Report – Control and Community
*Red Hat releases RHEL 6
*Symbian and Oracle highlight community challenges
*The latest on government adoption of OSS from GOSCON
*Open core issue continues, now with Linux and evil twins
The Drupal community just recently released another alpha test release of their upcoming Drupal 7 version, to shake out the remaining bugs and to encourage more users to test it.[Read more...]
It is a common misconception that DRBD (or any block-level data replication) solution can magically make an application crash-safe that intrinsically isn’t. Baron highlights that misconception in a recent blog post.
I want to reiterate and stress that point here: if your application can’t reliably survive a node crash, it won’t successfully fail over on a replicated (or shared, for that matter) data device. But if …[Read more...]