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Open Source Cloud Monitoring Tools vs. Platform-dependent Solutions
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Open Source Cloud Monitoring Tools vs. Platform-dependent Solutions

Platform independence is a big reason to consider an open source cloud monitoring tool instead of vendor-controlled solution like CloudWatch.

Adding another hard drive to your Linode

Jun 28, 2003 | by Christopher Aker

Create a disk image, formatted to ext3 (or whatever) Go into your config profile Find an empty /dev/ubd* device – probably /dev/ubdc if you’ve got a root and a swap already. Select your new drive label from the drop-down. Save the config Reboot your linode Now, inside the Linode, you can mount it like so: […]

Storage

Additional IP addresses

Jun 26, 2003 | by Christopher Aker

If you purchase additional IP addresses for your Linode, you must reboot your machine before the IP addresses will function correctly. Also, remember that the first IP address is used when your DHCP client requests network info. This can cause problems if your IP was 64.5.53.20 and now you’ve added 64.5.53.100 because when sorted, the […]

Networking

Fix for sendmail for Red Hat 9.0 (small) Distro

Jun 24, 2003 | by Christopher Aker

The Red Hat 9.0 (Small) distro has been updated to contain a fix for sm-client, part of sendmail, failing to start. If you’re using the RH9 small distro and see this when starting sendmail: Starting sendmail: [ OK ] Starting sm-client: No local mailer defined QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set or this in your […]

Linux

Linode.com Grand Opening Special

Jun 16, 2003 | by Christopher Aker

Welcome to Linode.com. Linode.com has been in development for over 7 months. We’re proud to announce that we’re taking orders as of today, June 16th, 2003. If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the “Pre-sales Questions and Answers” or email [email protected] -Chris

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