Category Archives: Linux

Seminar: Open Source in Content Management

Our project will organise an open seminar on 7th June 2013 in the Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences Main Campus in Mikkeli. The seminar Open Source in Content Management will open at 11.15 and the venue is Mikpoli hall. For … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from OSA Platform

It has been quite a while since the last post. We have been busy testing and configuring the server platform and doing various groundwork for the project. But there has been good progress. We have a new developer starting soon … Continue reading

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Blade servers and Ubuntu, part 2

Last week I wrote about our experiences on setting up a diskless Ubuntu installation into our blade server environment. There were some unsolved issues which we managed to resolve and finally got Ubuntu to boot. In this post, I’m going … Continue reading

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Experiences on the blade servers and Ubuntu

A couple of weeks ago, I introduced the server environment we’re going to build for the project. Today I’m going to get into the details and share some experiences. We purchased four IBM HS23E (Type 8038) blade servers and installed them … Continue reading

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Open Source Virtualization

A solid platform is essential for any operational software. The platform term itself can be used for both hardware and software but in this context I’m only referring to software. It’s highly practical in terms of scalability, reliability and development to … Continue reading

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