How to create ServerUsage RPM packages for Enterprise Linux

23rd May 2012 by Nicola Asuni

This is a short hands-on tutorial on creating ServerUsage RPM packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL). ServerUsage is a Free Open Source Software system to collect and …

How to create SystemTap 7 RPM packages for Enterprise Linux

22nd May 2012

This is a short hands-on tutorial on creating SystemTap 7 RPM packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL). “SystemTap provides free software (GPL) infrastructure to simplify the gathering …

How to create SQLite 3 RPM packages for Enterprise Linux

21st May 2012

This is a short hands-on tutorial on creating SQLite 3 RPM packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL). “SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, …

How to set up a build environment for RPM packages on Enterprise Linux

20th May 2012

This is a short hands-on tutorial on creating the development environment to build RPM packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL).

NetsGraph – Statistical graphics for network data transfer

18th May 2012

NetsGraph (https://github.com/fubralimited/NetsGraph) is a simple Free Open Source PHP class to generate statistical graphics from network data transfer. While several free tools are available to create graphs from network data, after some quick research I couldn’t find a good fit …

vCluster package structure for version 2

16th May 2012 by Steve Whiteley

With the launch of CatN vCluster version 2 nearing, I will be following on from the previous posts introducing the new version and the vCluster timeline to explain one of the major changes we will be introducing. Previously we offered …

Openindiana vs Nexentastor vs FreeNAS

11th May 2012

In my previous post I gave a (very) high level overview of ZFS and why I think it is a solid foundation for vCluster. What I did not say though, was why we chose OpenIndiana over the other operating systems …

An introduction to ZFS

11th May 2012

One major part of the new vCluster release is storage. As you may know, vCluster uses NFS extensively, so we want to make sure that it works reliably. Reliability means that the data stored is always available, meaning that the …

Fake Corsair USB sticks

10th May 2012

Some days ago we ordered some 8GB USB sticks for our custom made storage systems (I’ll write several blog posts about this later). The sticks were Corsair Flash Voyager 8GB. I personally have one, albeit 4GB, and I have been …

Explaining the vCluster Timeline

9th May 2012

The parent company behind CatN, Fubra, has long had aspirations of providing a web hosting service. As the company has grown over the past 12 years it has had to overcome a multitude of hosting related problems and has always …

What is vCluster (version 2 beta)?

2nd May 2012 by Joe Gardiner

The CatN team and I have been working on the vCluster product for quite a while now. The last time I checked, including vCluster 1.0, it has actually been for 2 years. Never fear though, we are rapidly approaching product …