Archive for December, 2012:

Install logstash as a service easily (Ubuntu)

During my actual setup, I have to setup many instances of logstash, on different servers and each one with different configuration files. It’s very boring to set all this by hand, so I’ve looked for an init.d script of the net to handle that, and I’ve made a Perl script to automatize this install. (For

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Predis install procedure (Ubuntu 12.04)

I chose Redis for its speed, flexibility and extreme ease of use. There are some very efficient API for every langages out there, but I had to use it with PHP, and the correct (and simplest) way to install it was not so easy to find. (the PHP API for Redis is called Predis) Anyway,

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Configure several Apache servers on multiple VMs

This article is the third one in a serie about configuring several web server on multiple virtual machines inside a single physical host. VirtualBox is supposed to be installed and the VMs have been created, we can now get to the Apache configuration on the guests and the host. The choice of the architecture has

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Install VirtualBox on an Ubuntu/Debian server

This article is second from a serie about multiple dedicated web servers in virtual machines setup. I used this procedure to install Virtualbox on a Ubuntu 12.04LTS server. The mail goal is to have a physical server containing one or more virtual machines, as well as a web administration interface (based on phpvirtualbox), accessible on https (instead

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Compile Linux Kernel

This article describe how to compile a Linux Kernel. I needed to do that because one of my dedicated server did not have the modules activated, which prevented me to use VirtualBox on them. This procedure is supposed to be used on OVH servers. The server is runnin on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I chose to compile

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Logstash install

This new article explains in detail how to install logstash, redis and elasticsearch on a Linux server. Read the post

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