An Introduction To Puppet

Posted March 1, 2016 by bipin

What is Puppet ? ====================== Puppet is a software which is using for system automation and management. It manages your servers, your described machine configurations in an easy-to-read declarative language, and will bring your systems into the desired state and keep them there.Before talking more about puppet I want to refresh your thoughts about automation. The product is owned by puppet labs Inc the leader in IT automation . What is Automation ? ====================== System automation is the use or introduction of automatic configurations , scripts or other…

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Ruby on Rails Conference : Indo Japan Joint Business Delegation

Posted November 10, 2014 by Subhish N

Realizing the growth potential and scope for development of both countries',India and Japan, eminent representatives from Japan had come down for a week's official trip to various parts of India,viz.Kochi,New Delhi and Mumbai. On November 6th,40 membered esteemed delegates gathered at Infopark,Cochin to discuss on the IT industrial potentials giving due respect to the open source web framework Ruby on Rails(RoR). The Visiting Organizations were : The Lake Nakaumi,Lake Shinji and Mt.Daisen Area Mayors Association The Lake Nakaumi, Lake Shinji and Mt.Daisen Area Economic Council The Sanin India…

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We are now Onapp’s Official Support Partner !

Posted September 22, 2014 by Subhish N

Glad News ! “SparkMyCloud Partners with the UK based Cloud Automation Company Onapp ! “ SparkSupport's Cloud Arm 'SparkMyCloud' has created another milestone on this September 18th,2014. SparkMyCloud has been choosen as one of Onapp's distributor/integrator support partners from India.This has been announced two days after Onapp being purchased the SolusVM,the virtual private server management system. This is for the first time a purely Indian based Cloud MSP has joined hands with Onapp,world's most trusted Infrastructure-as-a-Service software for hosts, telcos and MSPs.                       OnApp has more than 3,000…

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OpenStack : The Most Preferred Private Cloud Platform for Enterprises

Posted August 18, 2014 by Subhish N

One of the most demanding cloud computing platform 'OpenStack' turned 4 earlier this July. Openstack has developed and has captured heights over the past 4 years seeking attention from Top level IT executives and developers all around the world. A huge demand for this OpenStack platform can be seen by the huge community/industry support backed by OpenStack Summits conference all around the world for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software. Check out how effectively OpenStack can be used in your business ? Enterprises' Data Centers today…

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A Short-Cut Method to – Migrating your existing applications to ...

Posted July 7, 2014 by Subhish N

  SparkMyCloud Engineers have done quiet alot of cloud migration projects for European and Middle East clients'.And,also SparkMyCloud cloud migration services follows a similiar cloud migration phase as like Amazon's too. Cloud Assessment Financial Assessment - In the first stage,our technical program manager from ourtechnical team will help you analyze the hardware configuration of physical servers to equivalent EC2 instance types and estimate the combined storage and bandwidth requirements. One of the tools which we make use in this phase is the AWS TCO Calculator which can help…

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SERVER VIRTUALIZATION

Posted October 7, 2013 by roshan

I am writing this blog to share my thoughts on  virtualization ,specifically the various server virtualization technologies in use nowadays. It is important that an IT administrator,or anyone who works in IT infrastructure management domain to have an idea about Virtualization. Before exploring the various virtualization technologies and the differences between them,we need to have an awareness on things like 1 , What is meant by virtualization ? 2,  Why do we go for virtualization ? And here we go, 1) What is meant by virtualization.? Virtualization is…

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MySQL and performance tuning

Posted October 4, 2013 by Muhammed Shafeeq E.K

MySQL Introduction MySQL is the most widely used open source relational database management system (RDBMS) and act as a database server providing multiple user access to number of databases. SQL means structured query language. The first version of MySQL was released on 23 May 1995 and was owned and sponsored by a Swedish Company MySQL AB and now its owned by Oracle. It is named after co-founder Michael Widenius’ daughter My. MySQL is a better choice as database for use in web applications and it’s a main component…

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Fun with Bash Scripting

Posted July 1, 2013 by Sai Kottuvally

I recently came across a situation where i had to perform certain task on a random file ( of particular extension ) picked up from a directory structure. My OS was linux and so i went for Bash ! I played with some known ( to me, obviously ) commands from my PS1 prompt before i nailed it down. SearchFolder="/home/sai/cPrograms" NumberOfcFiles=`find $SearchFolder -iname "*.c" | wc -l` rNumber=$[ ( $RANDOM % $NumberOfcFiles ) + 1 ] rFile=`find $SearchFolder -iname "*.c" | sed -n "$rNumber p"` ls $rFile Line…

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AMANDA BACKUP SYSTEM

Posted June 25, 2013 by jayaram

AMANDA BACKUP UTILITY AMANDA is an opensource backup utility it allows to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media.Amanda protects more than a million servers and desktops running various versions of Linux, UNIX, BSD, Mac OS-X and Microsoft Windows operating systems worldwide. Here I'm going to do how to configure, setup and restore amanda backup utility in RHEL/centos 6.x A. Configuring Amanda Server 1. Installing Amanda Download latest version of amanda server package,…

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Perl Application Tuning

Posted by hafsal

Have you ever thought about performance tuning a Perl Application ? Read-on to get a starting ! Identifying Performance Issues The first task at hand in improving the performance of an application is to determine what parts of the application are not performing as well as they should. You need to find things that are actually slow. It's no good wasting your effort on things that are already fast. In this case I used two techniques to identify potential performance problems, code review and profiling. A performance code…

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