performance


Server Management

When speed matters, use the following best practices to help you put the cloud into overdrive. Remember, the cloud is what you make it, so make it fast. 
General Purpose Cloud Servers
When you're designing for speed, using...
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Performance

Rackspace Director of Product Erik Carlin and Principal Architect Christopher Kuehl discuss how General Purpose v2 Cloud Servers can accelerate our customers' most demanding applications and websites.
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Linux Tools

Munin uses plug-ins to determine what data is gathered and reported. It includes several plug-ins for the types of data most people would be interested in, but not all of those plug-ins are enabled on a fresh installation.
What...
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Following the article about installing munin monitoring systems, if you want to monitor additional servers you'll need to install a munin node service on each.
What's a munin node?
A munin node is a data collector for munin that...
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One of the great advantages of using Rackspace Cloud Servers (product page) is the flexibility that you have to purchase only the amount of computing power you need.  When business is good and you need increased server capacity,...
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We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Resizing

One of the great advantages of using Rackspace Cloud Servers (product page) is the flexibility that you have to purchase only the amount of computing power you need.  When business is good and you need increased server capacity,...
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Web Technologies

As you may have heard, Google is discontinuing Urchin, therefore the Urchin analytics service for Cloud Sites will be phased out.  A popular alternative is the FREE Google Analytics™ web analytics service.  Here is a step-by-step...
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Monitoring and Troubleshooting

As you may have heard, Google is discontinuing Urchin, therefore the Urchin analytics service for Cloud Sites will be phased out.  A popular alternative is the FREE Google Analytics™ web analytics service.  Here is a step-by-step...
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Managed Operations

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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CentOS/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

We will provide instructions for Installing Munin Monitoring Systems on Ubuntu and Centos/Fedora/Redhat. Munin is a monitoring system that will provide you with your Server stats on a simple to read website.
There are two parts...
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