Posted by Tim Galyean in Debugging, Operations
on Nov 21st, 2010
Today’s downtime was unfortunately caused by memcached being overloaded. After tracking down the issue I figured that my configuration could use a slight overhaul in order to prevent future issues like today’s. The basic resolution was to simply restart the service which brought the site back online.
Simple enough, however I feel that if memcached cant handle the current load then there is probably a reason and it should be revised.
- MySQL 5.0.77
- Memcached 1.4.5
1024 Max Connections
Listening on private IP
Posted by Tim Galyean in Personal Development
on Nov 11th, 2010
So I received an email this morning from RedHat explaining that RHEL 6 has been announced and with it comes the discontinuation of the RHCT exam which they are replacing with the RHCSA (RedHat Certified Systems Administrator). Fortunately this does not invalidate the RHCT because RedHat feels that the similarities between the two exams are so close that they are converting all existing RHCT’s over to RHCSA’s effective January 1st 2011. Here is the email from RedHat:
Red Hat has announced general availability of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6. Effective with the release of version 6, we will
Posted by Tim Galyean in Cloud
on Nov 10th, 2010
The second OpenStack summit is under way. So far the discussions appear to be very detailed, and have lots of contributors. There was quite a bit of debate around IPv6; As of this writing the Austin release of nova does not currently provide IPv6 support, however the Bexar release should contain “dual stack” which will allow it to support both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses. This is a major step moving forward because of the well known IPv4 shortage. The faster we can implement a solid IPv6 solution within OpenStack the better.
All in all the summit is going well, and it seems we are going to be...