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SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Demo

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Demo

Part 2 of the Project FiFo SmartOS Screencast Series – New Release Full System Overview and Demo. INCLUDES: – User Interface Configuration – Cloud Setup Overview – Simple & Lightning Fast VM Provisioning – Cloud Backup and Restoration – Working with Snapshots – Custom Dataset Creation – LeoFS S3 API Connectivity – KVM & Zone Console(…)

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Setup

SmartOS GUI – Project FiFo 0.6.0 – Setup

In part 1 of this 2 part screencast series – We cover the installation of the soon to be released Project FiFo 0.6.0 Version. This is a major release with a ton of new features and some foundational changes to the underlying storage architecture. This is a single zone configuration and not a clustered configuration.(…)

Awstats and Nginx setup on SmartOS

Awstats and Nginx setup on SmartOS

These days, I am doing a lot of dedicated WordPress VPS sites for clients. I always use SmartOS zones and Nginx wherever possible. Best practice is always to setup Google analytics and Google Webmaster tools to analyse traffic metrics and what is happening from a SEO perspective. I also don’t like to have all my(…)

FiFo Riak Cluster & LevelDB Database Migration

FiFo Riak Cluster & LevelDB Database Migration

Overview In this screencast we will cover both how to add a secondary fifo zone to the Riak cluster as well as how to migrate your existing sniffle database backend from the legacy HanoiDB to the new LevelDB backend. Going forward, LevelDB is now the recommended format for all Project-FiFo implementations. It is important to(…)