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Set Up & Operate Tungsten Clusters
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In this virtual course, you will learn how to get from a single database server to a scalable cluster, or from a brittle MySQL replication system to a transparent, manageable Continuent Tungsten cluster.  We discuss the benefits of leveraging Continuent Tungsten clustering with MySQL, and walk you through the steps to implement a Continuent Tungsten cluster in Amazon EC2.
Xen, fdisk, resize, why oh why...
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So last night I had to resized one of my Xen partitions. So what was the magic to make this happen?


dd if=/dev/zero count= >> /var/lib/xen/images/shiitake.dsk


Then? I need to increase the partition map for my disk:


fdisk /dev/xvda


What did I do in fdisk? I deleted the partition, and then recreated it with the new available blocks. Of course the machine was running at the time. What is life without a few risks? But I have to ask myself, why doesn't fdisk have a resize command? I swear that tool hasn't changed in well over a decade.

I am running LVM so then I had to:


pvresize /dev/xvda2
lvresize -L +5G /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00


And finally since the filesystem is ext3:

e2fsck -f






















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