Month: September 2016

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Cloudbreak POC – Setup and Installation LAB

Infrastructure – OpenStack Before getting into the weeds of setting up clusters with Cloudbreak we need few things put in place. The RedHat OpenStack 8…

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Cloudbreak POC Intro

CLOUDBREAK A tool for provisioning and managing Apache Hadoop clusters in the cloud. We wanted to test different ways to deploy and utilize Hadoop clusters…

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Tuning the T4’s CPU to Optimize Workload Performance

A note from my archives [2012].  Starting with the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.1 patch release (147507-01), you can use dynamic CPU threading controls to…

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Conforming to the OVM for SPARC Hard Partition Licensing

Reference: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/vm/ovm-sparc-hard-partitioning-1403135.pdf CPU Cores and CPU Threads The Oracle VM Server for SPARC software runs on Oracle’s SPARC T-Series servers, which use SPARC T-Series processors….

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How the Secure Socket Layer – SSL works

I ran across few great articles explaining what SSL is, why we use it and how it works. I made some modifications to the original…

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Configuring SCF and IHS on Systems With UltraSPARC T1/T2/T4

A quick note from my archives based on documentation from Sun Microsystems. Topic: How to configure hardware SCF to use hardware cryptography for SSL-layer traffic….

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Configuring SCF and Java SWS7 on Systems With UltraSPARC T1/T2 Processors

A quick note from my archives based on documentation from Sun Microsystems. Topic: How to configure hardware SCF to use hardware cryptography for SSL-layer traffic….

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Parallel scripting, processing and execution

Reference: http://www.gnu.org/software/parallel/ http://www.sunfreeware.com/programlistsparc10.html#parallel # List compressed file content gzip -l file # Do the same with parallel [multiple files] parallel gzip -l * # unzip…

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Linux/Unix File Compression Tools

Compression tools. Most should work on Solaris 9,10,11, and Linux flavours. gzip options: # -c = write compressed file to stdout. Do not delete original…

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