These are my links for 22 ott 2014 from 11:37 to 15:55:
S3QL – nikratio – S3QL is a file system that stores all its data online using storage services like Google Storage, Amazon S3, or OpenStack. S3QL effectively provides a hard disk of dynamic, infinite capacity that can be accessed from any computer with internet access running Linux, FreeBSD or OS-X. S3QL is a standard conforming, full featured UNIX file system that is conceptually indistinguishable from any local file system. Furthermore, S3QL has additional features like compression, encryption, data de-duplication, immutable trees and snapshotting which make it especially suitable for online backup and archival. S3QL is designed to favor simplicity and elegance over performance and feature-creep. Care has been taken to make the source code as readable and serviceable as possible. Solid error detection and error handling have been included from the very first line, and S3QL comes with extensive automated test cases for all its components.
Using Foreman, an Opensource Frontend for Puppet - – The recent vulnerability in bash, got me running to update bash. It’s easy when you have maybe one or two Linux servers, but what do you do if you have 100’s or even thousands or servers? You need to use a server configuration and management tool like puppet. However, instead of using the command line, I wanted a GUI tool where I could select the servers or server group and select an action. That is where I found Foreman, A opensource tool which not only handles configuration of your servers but also does provisioning. Foreman is easy to install, opensource, has community based support and a good deal of documentation.
Power Up Your Authentication with Open LDAP and Puppet | DataCentred – When you’re busy automating your infrastructure, a recurring theme that causes questions and problems is this: how do you reliably integrate your data (which changes all the time) into your configuration? As a hosting company, we find ourselves needing to tend to an ever-increasing number of devices: servers, switches, routers, hypervisors, you name it. A staple mechanism for centralised authentication is the use of an LDAP server to manage a directory of users and groups and to perform authentication of credentials and privileges on behalf of other devices on the network.
Enterprise/Authentication/KerberosServices – Ubuntu Wiki – This article explains a little bit about the Kerberos protocol and how it can be used in Ubuntu. It's not a thorough manual, use more authoritative sources to get more accurate information and update if you see obvious mistakes.
These are my links for 28 ago 2014 from 12:10 to 13:11:
CloudInit – Community Help Wiki – cloud-init is the Ubuntu package that handles early initialization of a cloud instance. It is installed in the Ubuntu Cloud Images and also in the official Ubuntu images available on EC2. Some of the things it configures are: setting a default locale setting hostname generate ssh private keys adding ssh keys to user's .ssh/authorized_keys so they can log in setting up ephemeral mount points cloud-init's behavior can be configured via user-data. User-data can be given by the user at instance launch time. This is done via the –user-data or –user-data-file argument to ec2-run-instances
Tsunami UDP Protocol – Tsunami UDP Protocol: A fast user-space file transfer protocol that uses TCP control and UDP data for transfer over very high speed long distance networks (≥ 1 Gbps and even 10 GE), designed to provide more throughput than possible with TCP over the same networks. The project is based on original Indiana University 2002 Tsunami source code, but has been significantly improved and extended. As such, large portions of the program today are courtesy by Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory. Includes FTP-like client and server command line applications for normal file transfers. It has additionally been extended for high rate real-time data streaming in eVLBI radio astronomy and geodesy (VSIB, PCEVN DAQ). Licensed under the original IU open source license.
Cloud Orchestration & Cloud Automation the DevOps Way | Cloudify – Orchestrate Real Apps on the Cloud with Cloudify Achieve a smooth transition to the cloud and easy automation of even the most complex applications throughout their entire lifecycle with Cloudify. Orchestrate the creation of the whole cloud infrastructure required for your application, starting from compute resources all the way down to networks and block storage devices. Cloudify will then deploy your applications to the cloud (OpenStack, VMWare vSphere, or even bare metal like Softlayer), monitor their progress and scale them when needed. With Cloudify, you won’t be locked in to any one cloud provider or one type of cloud; deploy the same application in your own data center or on the cloud of your choice using your favorite automation and configuration management tools. Monitor, manage and scale your application with Cloudify, whatever the topology or technology stack.
Timo’s procmail tips and recipes – Although there already is an abundance of procmail material on the net, here are some of my own tips and observations. This tips page is a companion of my Foiling Spam with an Email Password System page. The items on this page are in no particular order. There is some overlap in the items.
A tmux Crash Course – I’ve been using tmux for about six months now and it has become just as essential to my workflow as vim. Pane and window management, copy-mode for navigating output, and session management make it a no-brainer for those who live in the terminal (and especially vim). I’ve compiled a list of tmux commands I use daily to help me work more efficiently.