Posted by joseph on December 10, 2011 ·
Are you running VPS as a hosting solution? And do you want to know what kind of virtualization is it running on? Is it OpenVZ, V-server, Xen or UML, and how can I confirm this?
Posted by joseph on April 2, 2011 ·
S3cmd is command line tool for uploading, downloading and managing data in Amazon S3. It’s written in Python, and ideal for scripts, automated backups triggered from cron, etc. S3cmd is an open source project and is free for both commercial and private use.
Posted by joseph on March 16, 2011 ·
When using Amazon, your payment covers only what you use — that’s system resources and network resources based. There is no minimum fee. Also you can estimate your monthly bill using AWS Simple Monthly Calculator.
Posted by joseph on September 28, 2010 ·
If you’re using OpenVZ, you owe it to yourself to take a look at /proc/user_beancounters every now and again (the last column of this file makes a lot of sense, as it indicates protential problems), but when errors occurred in a container, mostly you lose your chance to run any command in that [...]
Posted by joseph on April 8, 2010 ·
By default OpenVZ is using VENET as network device. It does packet switching based on IP header, which makes it look like a point-to-point connection between VPS and the physical host. An alternative device is Virtual Ethernet device (a.k.a. VETH).
Posted by joseph on January 6, 2010 ·
Suppose you made a mistake on the Vserver name when creating it. After finished the installation, you might want to rename your Vserver. This can be accomplished by renaming the config directory and the root for the vserver in question, then modifying some symlinks to match.
Posted by joseph on November 12, 2009 ·
Recently I’m playing with Xen virtualization, and I came across one protential problem. As I need to share my guest machines to clients, I must give them root privileges… that’s whats VPS-es all about… having root access to OS without having to purchase expensive physical ones. So [...]
Posted by joseph on October 17, 2009 ·
In a former post, we know how to use OpenVZ to create virtual system in CentOS, this article will show you how to install Windows under Xen on CentOS 5.3.
We fixed one of the problems of Windows XP under Xen. Windows XP’s inability to shut itself down completely. Windows ends up on the ‘it [...]
Posted by joseph on October 14, 2009 ·
This article will describe how to create OpenVZ container in CentOS 5.4. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on same hardware machine and running them simultaneously and efficiently.
OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution widely [...]
Posted by joseph on September 11, 2009 ·
Sometimes you do not have access to source code or you really do not want to compile the code. Then Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides the service called ia32el. The ia32el package contains IA-32 Execution Layer platform which allows emulation of IA-32 binaries on IA-64.(i.e. it allows to run 32-bit [...]