I started some home lab cleanup this long weekend, and one of the first steps was to set up a separate DNS server for the lab. This is really just to make it easier for me to try some automation Continue reading Creating a forwarding DNS server for my lab with Oracle Linux
While working on a Gluster project, I ran into an issue adding in a third node to an existing cluster running on Oracle Linux 8. This was very frustrating, as the cluster was working fine. I went ahead and built Continue reading Error adding new node to Gluster cluster
It’s important to note that Java performance can differ across various versions of the software, influenced by several factors. It’s not uncommon for developers and application owners to be caught off guard, as the latest Java version may not necessarily Continue reading What version of Java gives the best performance?
I’ve done this several times, and decided it was time to write up how it works. Basically, this blog will show you how to install Oracle Linux using the Oracle public yum server! While this is showing how to install Continue reading Installing Oracle Linux from the internet!
Ever wonder how your ISP is really doing, with the quality of their services? Wouldn’t it be fun to be able to track critical metrics, like bandwidth availability and network latency? While we all think about how fast my internet Continue reading Monitoring Internet performance with a Raspberry PI #PiDay2023
I was talking with a friend recently, and he was looking for a quick and easy way to virtualize a small lab system. We discussed a full out hypervisor and management system like Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager (OLVM and Oracle’s Continue reading Installing KVM on ARM with Oracle Linux
I’m a huge fan of VNC. It’s a great way to get X access to a server, without having to install X on your PC. VNC aka Virtual Network Computer, also has an advantage that the X session is running Continue reading Setting up vnc server on Oracle Linux 8+ on ARM and X86
I have been talking a bit about ARM these days, with many customers looking at ARM on OCI for the application tier. These customers have already learned that ARM is not that different from x86 when running Oracle Linux. The Continue reading Installing Oracle Linux 9 on ARM
If you are not familiar with Oracle Linux, this may be the technology included with the distro that makes you pay attention to Oracle’s Free and Open Source Linux distro. Oracle Linux has been around since 2006, and is a Continue reading Oracle Linux Automation Manager- An Introduction and Installation
Recently in the news, we have seen reports of computer systems being hacked, often due to insecure settings. One of the easiest ways to secure your Operating System, is when you install it. The Anaconda installer used by Oracle Continue reading A Secure Install for Oracle Linux