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Cloud Metrics is a multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) product that offers a flexible and affordable platform for storing and serving time-series metrics. It provides a REST API for metrics ingestion and retrieval. In...
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The Rackspace Cloud Big Data Platform provides a scalable, robust, and complete Hadoop cluster within a few clicks. All Cloud Big Data deployments are backed by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Using HDP enables Cloud Big Data to...
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Rackspace Cloud Big Data Platform is a new public cloud offering leveraging the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and OpenStack. Users can quickly deploy a full HDP stack and scale the solution simply by adding new nodes on the...
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You can access the Big Data API documentation at http://docs.rackspace.com/api/
 
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You can access Rackspace Fanatical Support® on a 24x7x365 basis by using the following methods:

Live Chat: Click LiveChat in the Cloud Control Panel.
Phone: Call 1-877-934-0407.
Ticket: Create a ticket in the Cloud Control...
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The Cloud Big Data service is a regionalized service. The user of the service is therefore responsible for appropriate replication, caching, and overall maintenance of Cloud Big Data data across regional boundaries to other Cloud...
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You can provision and manage the Cloud Big Data service through your Cloud Control Panel and a RESTful API.
 
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The service level agreements (SLAs) for Cloud Big Data and Cloud Servers are available at http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/legal/sla.
 
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All accounts, by default, have a preconfigured set of thresholds (or limits) to manage capacity and prevent abuse of the system. The system recognizes rate limits and absolute limits. Rate limits are thresholds that are reset...
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Cluster A group of servers (nodes). In Cloud Big Data, the servers are virtual.HDFS The Apache Hadoop Distributed File System. This is the default file system used in Cloud Big Data.MapReduce A framework for performing...
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This article is an expansion of an existing article regarding basic SMTP authentication with PHP, which can be found here. 

Within the Cloud Sites environment, it is possible to craft an HTML formatted email message for...
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After you have successfully created a new Cloud Big Data cluster, you need to get your data into the cluster so that you can put Hadoop to work. You can use many methods to accomplish this, but the method that you choose will...
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The Swift filesystem for Hadoop (swiftfs, for short) is a Hadoop file system implementation that allows applications such as MapReduce, Pig, and Hive to read and write directly to containers in an OpenStack Swift object store...
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Apache's mod_status module allows it to display a web page containing statistics about the web server's current state, including worker processes and active connections.

What is mod_status?

While you can get information on the...
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Apache's mod_status module allows it to display a web page containing statistics about the web server's current state, including worker processes and active connections.

What is mod_status?

While you can get information on the...
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What is mod_status?

While you can get information on the connections being made to apache by checking its access log, if you want more immediate information about what apache is up to you can enable mod_status. This module...
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You can create your own custom formats for apache web logs, to record more information or to make them easier to read. Here's how.Changing the log formatIf you know how to read web logs then you may have an idea of how you would...
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The status codes you find in your web logs are useful troubleshooting tools, but only if you know what they mean.Status codesWhen a web browser talks to a web server, the server lets the client know the status of its request by...
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Whether you are dealing with web server difficulties or just want to see what Apache is up to, your best bet is to look in its logs.Keeping tabs on your web serverPeriodically, you will likely want to know more about what your...
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If you find that there is a MIME type that is not defined on your Linux/Apache based site, you can define it via your .htaccess file. You add the following code:


AddType MIMETYPE .extension

For example, to add the MIME type...
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The End…Now that you have gone through the whole guide and you have installed and created all of the files needed for your installation, you will need to restart NGINX and PHP-FPM. After you restart both services it will be up...
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The steps in this article guide you through adding pool information to the PHP-FPM setup that you previously completed.
When you entered the command to install PHP-FPM, the system created a default configuration for PHP-FPM. This...
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Well now that we have installing NGINX out of the way, we can proceed to setting up NGINX and PHP-FPM to work on your system.If you are coming from the world of Apache, NGINX will look like Chinese to you. Though you will see...
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You've gotten your system ready to install PHP-FPM.Now this is the most complicated and quite possibly the hardest piece to the setup.Here is the overwhelming and complicated command set that you will need to enter in order to...
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Now that you've read the preface and know what you're getting yourself into, It is time to get your system ready to install NGINX and PHP-FPM.You can get the source from NGINX and/or add the NGINX repositories to your system....
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PrefaceTo preface this article, let me say that this is the exact stack that I have set up and am running on a Rackspace Cloud Server, so I know that it is portable and will work on a multitude of different environments. I have...
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In The BeginningThis is a guide on Installing NGINX and PHP-FPM, while running on UNIX File Sockets for your Debian based system.If this statement is making you wonder why you are here, you are either:A- IntriguedB- Google...
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The following article will guide you through installing PHP 5.3 on your CentOS 5.x-based system using the third party webtatic and EPEL package repositories. These package repositories are not officially supported by CentOS, but...
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Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Most people serve more than one domain on their Cloud Server. Whether for different domain names or different subdomains of the same domain, the procedure is the same.Contents1 Overview2 Procedure3 Virtual Hosts4 Multiple...
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If you followed the Ubuntu Intrepid - Webmin 1.470 article this should be one of the next logical steps in getting a fully webmin manageable LAMP stack. In this article we are going to install the MySQL server and all necessary...
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At the time of writing, Debian Lenny comes with Apache v.2.2.9-10 and PHP v.5.2.6 and they are easily installed via the default Debian Package Manager 'aptitude'.The advantage of using aptitude is that you will get any security...
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Debian Lenny uses a different Apache layout than you may have encountered if you have used Apache with non-Debian based Operating Systems.The differences are not huge and, indeed, help in configuring and deploying websites....
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Contents
Fedora 10 - Installing Apache and PHP5
Apache Install
ServerName
Firewall
Default Page
Chkconfig
PHP5 Install
Almost
 

Fedora 10 - Installing Apache and PHP5

Fedora 10 comes with Apache v.2.2.10 and PHP v.5.1.6 and...
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This tutorial will walk you through the installation of Webmin 1.470 on a CentOS server. This tutorial assumes you have gone through the CentOS - Setup article.Contents1 Repository Configuration2 Install Pre-Requisites3...
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Ubuntu uses a different Apache layout than you may have encountered if you have used Apache with non-Debian based Operating Systems.
The differences are not huge and, indeed, help in configuring and deploying websites.


Contents...
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Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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VirtualMin provides functionality for non-root users on their shared hosting accounts. This tutorial will walk you through the installation of VirtualMin on a CentOS 6.4 server.This tutorial assumes the following:You have gone...
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Now we have Apache installed and running, we can configure it to serve multiple domains using Virtual Hosts.Do note the layout used in these articles is explained in Multiple Hosts Layout - feel free to use the directories of...
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Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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Let's take a look at the main httpd.conf for our CentOS Apache install.We're not actually going to change a lot at this point, just look at the main settings and see what they mean and what a change will actually do.Contents1...
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Let's take a look at the main httpd.conf for our Fedora 10 Apache install.We're not actually going to change a lot at this point, just look at the main settings and see what they mean and what a change will actually do.Contents1...
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Now we have Apache installed and running, we can configure it to serve multiple domains using Virtual Hosts.Do note the layout used in these articles is explained in Multiple Hosts Layout - feel free to use the directories of...
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This article is a continuation of Generate a CSR and will take you from creating and receiving your SSL cert from your authority of choice to installing it in apache. I've chosen to Apache since it is the most common web server...
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This article is out of date and is no longer supported. It is for archival purposes only.

There are variety of options open to the sysadmin when serving Ruby applications.

One of them is thin. This is a 3rd party web server...
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This article will lead you through adding a virtual host to apache using the webmin interface. Webmin while being open source, is very powerful for a system admin, if not 100% user friendly.Contents1 First Things First2 The...
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If you would like to add an additional extension or change the mimetype for an extension, please always use the following code:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<staticContent>
<remove...
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You can change the default index file for your site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<defaultDocument>
<files...
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Some web sites dynamically download and display data from a remote site by using an fopen() call with a URL specified. This is highly inefficient and leads to large consumption of Compute Cycles. To resolve this, set up a simple...
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Linux and PHP

This article is an expansion of an existing article regarding basic SMTP authentication with PHP, which can be found here. 

Within the Cloud Sites environment, it is possible to craft an HTML formatted email message for...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

The End…Now that you have gone through the whole guide and you have installed and created all of the files needed for your installation, you will need to restart NGINX and PHP-FPM. After you restart both services it will be up...
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The steps in this article guide you through adding pool information to the PHP-FPM setup that you previously completed.
When you entered the command to install PHP-FPM, the system created a default configuration for PHP-FPM. This...
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Well now that we have installing NGINX out of the way, we can proceed to setting up NGINX and PHP-FPM to work on your system.If you are coming from the world of Apache, NGINX will look like Chinese to you. Though you will see...
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You've gotten your system ready to install PHP-FPM.Now this is the most complicated and quite possibly the hardest piece to the setup.Here is the overwhelming and complicated command set that you will need to enter in order to...
6 Comments
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Now that you've read the preface and know what you're getting yourself into, It is time to get your system ready to install NGINX and PHP-FPM.You can get the source from NGINX and/or add the NGINX repositories to your system....
3 Comments
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PrefaceTo preface this article, let me say that this is the exact stack that I have set up and am running on a Rackspace Cloud Server, so I know that it is portable and will work on a multitude of different environments. I have...
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In The BeginningThis is a guide on Installing NGINX and PHP-FPM, while running on UNIX File Sockets for your Debian based system.If this statement is making you wonder why you are here, you are either:A- IntriguedB- Google...
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Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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Nginx

The End…Now that you have gone through the whole guide and you have installed and created all of the files needed for your installation, you will need to restart NGINX and PHP-FPM. After you restart both services it will be up...
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The steps in this article guide you through adding pool information to the PHP-FPM setup that you previously completed.
When you entered the command to install PHP-FPM, the system created a default configuration for PHP-FPM. This...
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Well now that we have installing NGINX out of the way, we can proceed to setting up NGINX and PHP-FPM to work on your system.If you are coming from the world of Apache, NGINX will look like Chinese to you. Though you will see...
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You've gotten your system ready to install PHP-FPM.Now this is the most complicated and quite possibly the hardest piece to the setup.Here is the overwhelming and complicated command set that you will need to enter in order to...
6 Comments
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Now that you've read the preface and know what you're getting yourself into, It is time to get your system ready to install NGINX and PHP-FPM.You can get the source from NGINX and/or add the NGINX repositories to your system....
3 Comments
Filed in: Cloud Servers
PrefaceTo preface this article, let me say that this is the exact stack that I have set up and am running on a Rackspace Cloud Server, so I know that it is portable and will work on a multitude of different environments. I have...
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In The BeginningThis is a guide on Installing NGINX and PHP-FPM, while running on UNIX File Sockets for your Debian based system.If this statement is making you wonder why you are here, you are either:A- IntriguedB- Google...
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Windows Tools

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Linux MySQL

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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DNS

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Server Images

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Windows Server 2003

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Windows Server 2008

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security Accounts...
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Control Panel Software

If you followed the Ubuntu Intrepid - Webmin 1.470 article this should be one of the next logical steps in getting a fully webmin manageable LAMP stack. In this article we are going to install the MySQL server and all necessary...
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This tutorial will walk you through the installation of Webmin 1.470 on a CentOS server. This tutorial assumes you have gone through the CentOS - Setup article.Contents1 Repository Configuration2 Install Pre-Requisites3...
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This article will lead you through adding a virtual host to apache using the webmin interface. Webmin while being open source, is very powerful for a system admin, if not 100% user friendly.Contents1 First Things First2 The...
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SSL

Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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Securing connections to your website are vital when entering passwords or entering administration areas.This article will take you through creating a self-signed certificate and configuring your virtual host to use https (port...
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This article is a continuation of Generate a CSR and will take you from creating and receiving your SSL cert from your authority of choice to installing it in apache. I've chosen to Apache since it is the most common web server...
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Ruby on Rails

This article is out of date and is no longer supported. It is for archival purposes only.

There are variety of options open to the sysadmin when serving Ruby applications.

One of them is thin. This is a 3rd party web server...
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IIS and ASP.NET

If you would like to add an additional extension or change the mimetype for an extension, please always use the following code:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<staticContent>
<remove...
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You can change the default index file for your site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following:
<configuration>
<system.webServer>
<defaultDocument>
<files...
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Performance

Some web sites dynamically download and display data from a remote site by using an fopen() call with a URL specified. This is highly inefficient and leads to large consumption of Compute Cycles. To resolve this, set up a simple...
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