Playing around with Tutum which is a web gui frontend to Docker. Right now they only support Ubuntu as a Bring Your Own server.   Goto Tutum and setup a free account. There will be a free account that you can use even when the company is out of beta.     Deployed a Ubuntu 14.04 VPS ..

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I have setup a McMyAdmin (for Minecraft) on CentOS 6. Now my VPS is 2G of ram, 4 CPU cores and 40G ssd hard drive.   Some software you will need to install. # yum install screen nano java-1.7.0-openjdk   Setup Iptables to allow connection to McMyAdmin. # vi /etc/sysconfig/iptables iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ..

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Wanted to setup a Minecraft Server for family and friends.   Setup Basic Centos 6 Linux Server.   Install needed packages. # yum install screen java-1.6.0-openjdk nano   Create User and set password. # useradd minecraft # passwd minecraft (Set password)   Download minecraft in the minecraft directory and make it executable. # sudo su - ..

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Wanted to play around with Docker and found an interesting Operating System that hosts docker containers. This is what I had to do to get it up and running on my Mac OS X with VMware Fusion.     Lets start by downloading CoreOS. Lightweight Cluster Server. I downloaded the stable branch, you could also ..

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I updated my VPS with more memory and disk space. This is what I had to do, to use all the space on a bigger hard drive with a LVM partition.   To see the current disk usage # df -h   To see the current partitioning # fdisk -l   Create a new partition ..

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I thought I would try out the new version of CentOS. Below are some things I have noticed which are different from the older versions.   CentOS 7 x86_64 minimal install.   Make sure to enable network interface eth0 (Name is different in Centos 7) # vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eno1677736 (Enable ONBOOT=yes) or use # nmtui  which ..

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  So you have an unmanaged VPS Server, so why not install ZPanel to manage the server. So these are the steps I took to install ZPanel.   Did a mininal Centos 6.5 installation. After the installation I make sure I have certain basic software installed and that the server is up to date. # ..

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  WORKING ON Here I have collected the information to tuning your Nginx Web Server for better performance. Now of course you can tune your operating system, or purchase better hardware.   So you need to tune Nginx for your server. Example: how many CPU cores do you have on your server. So you need ..

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  Want to do some performance testing on your Centos 6.4 Server.   Try UnixBench   OK, lets login to your server and install all the need application etc. # yum install gcc gcc-c++ make libXext-devel mesa-libGL-devel perl-Time-HiRes   # wget -c http://byte-unixbench.googlecode.com/files/unixbench-5.1.2.tar.gz   # tar xvzf unixbench-5.1.2.tar.gz   # cd unixbench-5.1.2   # make # ./Run Let ..

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I've been wanting to try out Openstack for a while and I finally made the time to do a test setup. Now there is a Devstack setup which was really easy to setup. So here are the steps I took. Of course I haven't added all the information here. I do have a reference section ..

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