Archivio tag: backup

Bookmarks for 18 nov 2015 through 24 nov 2015

These are my links for 18 nov 2015 through 24 nov 2015:

  • Come suddividere il log di WordPress in file separati tramite Apache – Otherplus Tech – Quando usiamo WordPress su un server Apache siamo quasi sempre abituati ad avere un solo file di log per gli accessi del nostro sito e alcune volte due file per dividere gli accessi normali da quelli in errore. Ultimamente ho avuto un’esperienza da un cliente proprio su questo argomento specifico e abbiamo dovuto generare i file in maniera tale da dividere le informazioni che riguardavano la sezione classica da quella admin, ajax, wp-content etc.
  • Using AWS Virtual Tape Library as Storage for Bacula – CAPSIDE – In this article, we will set up a Storage Gateway virtual machine on-premises that will cache and buffer backup data from Bacula.
  • Tiny Puppet – Yet Another Puppet Abstraction Layer – Tiny Puppet is a Puppet module that allows management of virtually any application on any Operating System: It’s based on the assumption that its user knows and wants to control how to shape the managed application’s configuration file: It’s not a joke, it just works like that, as long as our application can be installed via a native package (Tiny Puppet can manage also additional repos) and we know how to configure it.

Bookmarks for 16 giu 2015 through 19 giu 2015

These are my links for 16 giu 2015 through 19 giu 2015:

  • 10 Things You Should Know About AWS – High Scalability – – Ahead of the upcoming 2nd annual re:Invent conference, inspired by Simone Brunozzi’s recent presentation at an AWS Meetup in San Francisco, and collected from a few of my recent consulting engagements, I’ve compiled a list of 10 useful time and clock-tick saving tips about AWS.
  • IT Landscape for sysadmins
  • MonitoringScape – The past decade has seen a dramatic shift in how we build applications: clouds, containers and micro-services have displaced the old paradigm of static, monolithic infrastructure. The need for operational visibility has grown tenfold. Thankfully, the monitoring landscape has kept up with the times. We now have a choice of over 100 monitoring tools that provide excellent visibility to every nook and cranny of our IT stack. The modern monitoring landscape has something for everyone: on-prem installations, SaaS applications, open-source tools and high-priced enterprise monitoring suites. However, with so many tools to choose from, the monitoring landscape can be difficult to navigate. MonitoringScape is your guide to the new, exciting world of modern monitoring. Keep in mind that this is a community resource, so your comments and suggestions are very welcome.
  • Provision and Bootstrap AWS instances with Chef – This is continuation of the previous post called Provision with Chef – baby steps. Today we going to talk about the process of bootstrapping instances with Chef used by FastCompany
  • Provision machines with AWS – custom bootsrapper – […] Now I will tell a little more about our instance bootstrap process. Basically at the end of the previous post we discussed tree possible options for automated machine startup: Create different AMI for each server role. Install all binaries into one ami an provide a way to load dynamic configs parts through some custom bootstrap script. Use infrastructure automation framework like Chef or Puppet, which could handle installs and configuration for you. […] [ Note: the article is pre chef-provisioning tool ]

Bookmarks for 15 nov 2014 through 26 nov 2014

These are my links for 15 nov 2014 through 26 nov 2014:

  • Charted – Charted is a tool for automatically visualizing data, created by the Product Science team at Medium. Give it the link to a data file and Charted returns a beautiful, shareable chart of the data. We built Charted with a few core principles in mind: Charted does not store any data. It only fetches and visualizes what the link provides. It also refetches the data every 30 minutes, so the chart is always up-to-date. Charted does not transform or manipulate data. It displays only and exactly what it receives. Any necessary calculations or adjustments must already be reflected in the data. Charted is not a formatting tool. It is deliberately sparse in features. Charted focuses on getting from the data to the visualization with the fewest decisions possible. As a result, we simplified Charted to just a few options. Here’s a walk-through of those options. [ via ]
  • Simple Amazon Glacier Uploader – Amazon Glacier is a long-term persistent file-storage system for cold data storage. As a GUI wrapper for the Glacier command line tools, The Simple Amazon Glacier Uploader aims to be an upload and download solution that is as durable as your data. SAGU is a single .jar file Glacier interface written in Java for cross-platform accessibility. The use of Java assures that you will have access to your files regardless of your operating system when it is time to retrieve your data.
  • Snapper, The ultimate Snapshot Tool for Linux – Snapper is a tool for Linux filesystem snapshot management. Apart from the obvious creation and deletion of snapshots, it can compare snapshots and revert differences between snapshots. In simple terms, this allows root and non-root users to view older versions of files and revert changes. The features include: Manually create snapshots Automatically create snapshots, e.g. with YaST and zypp Automatically create timeline of snapshots Show and revert changes between snapshots Works with btrfs, ext4 and thin-provisioned LVM volumes Supports Access Control Lists and Extended Attributes Automatic cleanup of old snapshots Command line interface D-Bus interface PAM module to create snapshots during login and logout

Bookmarks for 22 ott 2014 from 11:21 to 11:34

These are my links for 22 ott 2014 from 11:21 to 11:34:

  • F*EX – File EXchange – F*EX (Frams' Fast File EXchange) is a service to send big (large, huge, giant, …) files from a user A to a user B. The sender uploads the file to the F*EX server using a WWW upload form and the recipient automatically gets a notification e-mail with a download-URL.
  • KandanApp – An Open Source Alternative to HipChat and so much more. Get your own private Chat server in minutes, plus additional features. No credit card required. A fast, secure and stable solution based on Rails. Free and open-source Distributed under the AGPL License.
  • Get MogoChat – Beautiful team chat app written in Elixir & Ember.js
  • — Pulse – Pulse Freedom in sync Pulse (previously Syncthing) replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and distributed. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party, and how it's transmitted over the Internet. Free and Open Software. All source code is available on GitHub. What you see is what you get, there is no hidden funny business. Pulse Source Code For Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD, and Solaris Secure & Private, Free & Open, Easy to Use
  • Enterprise/Authentication/sssd – Ubuntu Wiki – The sssd authentication in Ubuntu works pretty decently. You can use it basically with any directory-style backend, including OpenLDAP, Kerberos, RedHat's FreeIPA and Microsoft's Active Directory. The good part about sssd is that it can be used to log into multiple directory services, so if you have some users in one directory, and the the rest in a different place, this works pretty decently in sssd. You can use it for single-server deployments with plain LDAP with servers or workstations (where you could as well go with pam-ldap and nss-ldap), but also, or especially for more sophisticated setups.