Learn how to replicate your MySQL databases from one server to another to ensure a live copy is always available. This configuration uses a master-slave methodology, which maintains a live version of your database on another server in read-only mode. In a disaster scenario, where your master server fails, the slave can then be promoted to a master, bring your application back online without the need to restore from backups.
Learn how to deploy a Puppet Master server on CentOS 6.X using the free open-source release, and automate system configuration management in your infrastructure.
Overview The latest long-term support release of Ubuntu is out, and it’s finally time I released a series on how to use it for your web application’s infrastructure. In the first tutorial I’ll guide you through configuring an all-in-one web server based on LAMP – Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP. If you’ve read through my CentOS […]
Overview It happens to the best of us. The root password for a particular server isn’t known, there are no other admin accounts available, and you need immediate access to the server. It may have been the result of a previous employee not documenting it or maybe it was lost. Either way, it needs to […]
Overview This tutorial will guide you through the deployment process of MariaDB on Ubuntu 14. We’ll start by configuring the hardware and then move into the installation and configuration of MariaDB. MariaDB is a fork of the very popular and open source MySQL database, which is now owned by Oracle. In fact, the two were […]
This tutorial will guide you through the deployment process of MariaDB on a Red Hat-based Linux server, such as CentOS. We’ll start by configuring the hardware and then move into the installation and configuration of MariaDB.
Learn how to mount NFS shares exported from Linux servers in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Client for NFS feature.
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a new DHCP scope in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
In large environments a single DHCP server may become overwhelmed by the amount of client DHCP lease requests it receives. Load balancing your Windows DHCP server allows you to improve performance and availability by spreading the load across multiple servers.