Tag: ubuntu

Upstart Documentation Secret Hiding Place

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To quote the Upstart home page: is an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles starting of tasks and services duringboot, stopping them during shutdown and supervising them while the system is running. One would think that the…

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Creating an Amazon EC2 AMI for Opscode Chef 0.8 Client and Server

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Changes Since Original 1/13/10: Fix various minor inaccuracies and improved description on how to set up the chef-server. Also removed nanite as a requirement (its no longer used) 1/17/10: Add the requirement to build and install mixlib-authentication for…

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Experience installing Hbase 0.20.0 Cluster on Ubuntu 9.04 and EC2

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NOTE (Sep 7 2009): Updated info on need to use Amazon Private DNS Names and clarified the need for the masters, slaves and regionservers files. Also updated to use HBase 0.20.0 Release Candidate 3 Introduction As someone who…

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Want to work at a Startup with Cool Tech? (HBase, Clojure, Chef, Swarms, Javascript, Ruby & Rails)

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Opportunity Knocks Runa.com, the startup where I am CTO, is looking for great developers to join our small agile team. We’re an early stage, pre-series-A startup (presently funded with strategic investments from two large corporations). Runa offers a…

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Updating RabbitMQ and RabbitMQ-Stomp to RabbitMQ 1.5.3

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I noticed that the rabbitmq-stomp had stopped working on my servers after a reboot. The servers were using the Ubuntu debian package of rabbitmq and had been updgraded to RabbitMQ 1.5.3 and stomp had not since I was…

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Installing Apache Thrift on Ubuntu and Leopard

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The instructions for installing the Apache Thrift on the Wiki missed a few key things in terms of installing on Ubuntu (8.04 in my case) and Macintosh OS X Leopard (10.5.6). Gitting the latest source For instance they…

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