Julio's Blog

Building an Open Cloud Strategy

“Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another.” --J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret For several years now, one of the most used words in the last couple years in every IT organization has been “cloud”. Why? Because using or providing “cloud” services is one of the main objectives for CIOs and CTOs across the globe. In 2017, the “cloud” word is not new anymore, but still relevant and a big part of the IT transformation process. Here are some numbers that highlight the importance of cloud adoption: According to an IDC study (The... read more »

Updating the Ghost blog platform in couple simple steps

Hello All, This blog is running on Ghost. Here is a simple way to update the Ghost blogging platform to the latest version. Stop the service running Ghost, in my case, I am using supervisord to do so: supervisorctl stop ghost Create a backup of your blog content: tar cvzf www.myghostblog.com.tar.gz www.myghostblog.com.com/ Download and unzip the latest Ghost version: mkdir -p /tmp/latest-ghost; cd /tmp/latest-ghost curl -L -O https://ghost.org/zip/ghost-latest.zip unzip ghost-latest.zip Move the content directory on your blog. cd /var/www/vhost/www.myghostblog.com/ mv content content2 Copy all the content... read more »

High Availability and Pacemaker 101!

In this blog post, we will talk a little bit about High Availability and a little bit more about Pacemaker. Here are some of the topics of this post: Introduction to High Availability (HA) and Clustering. Benefits of Highly Available applications. How HA is implemented on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. HA requirements on RHEL 7. Demo: Building a 3 node Apache cluster. Introduction to High Availability (HA) and Clustering. What is High Availability (HA)? In IT, High Availability refers to a system or component that is continuously operational for a desirably long length of time. 3 cores principles to HA Elimination of single point... read more »

Upgrading to Fedora 24.

In today post I will show you how to upgrade to Fedora 24 from Fedora 23. The first thing that we are going to check the current version of Fedora and also apply any patches to the system: [email protected]:[~]#cat /etc/redhat-release Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) [email protected]:[~]#dnf update -y After this we will refresh the system: [email protected]:[~]# dnf upgrade --refresh RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Free - Updates 13 kB/s | 1.3 kB 00:00 RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Nonfree - Updates 11 kB/s | 1.3 kB 00:00 Open source multiplatform video transcoder 239 kB/... read more »

Fedora 24 released!

Fedora 24 was released on June 20, 2016. To download the different editions of Fedora 24, please visit the Fedora Project site. For the Workstation, Cloud, and Server editions: Fedora 24 Workstation Fedora 24 Cloud Fedora 24 Server For the other releases like Spins, Labs, and ARM: Fedora 24 Spins Fedora 24 Labs Fedora 24 ARM You could read the full release notes for this Fedora release here.... read more »