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SysAdmin series – Understanding the lsof output

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Published on : February 4, 2019 by

SysAdmin series – Understanding the lsof output

lsof command displays the list of open files. It could be the list of files opened by a process or it could be a list of files opened by a user or it could be a list of files opened by an IP or it could be a list of files opened by a port. […]

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How to install node.js on your shared server?

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Published on : February 1, 2019 by

How to install node.js on your shared server?

Most of the good web hosting companies now a days, do provide node.js support. You could check whether it is already running by getting a shell access from the provider and running the following commands: # which node /usr/local/bin/node # which npm /usr/local/bin/npm As a tip, when you write a node.js script and make it […]

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Everything about SWAP in Linux – why do we need swapping ?

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Published on : January 14, 2019 by

Everything about SWAP in Linux – why do we need swapping ?

Swap space in Linux is used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full. If the system needs more memory resources and the RAM is full, inactive pages in memory are moved to the swap space. Swap space is located on hard drives, which have a slower access time than physical memory and is […]

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SysAdmin Series – Understanding the SAR Output

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Published on : January 1, 2019 by

SysAdmin Series – Understanding the SAR Output

System Activity Reporter aka SAR is a part of sysstat package. SAR helps you to get and compare the historical data and that too of different metrics. SAR collects the data through two cronjobs that runs every 10 minutes and at 23:53 . SAR takes the statistics of different aspects of the machine at a […]

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How to find DIMM errors and replace the faulty RAM ?

Published on : December 20, 2018 by

How to find DIMM errors and replace the faulty RAM ?

As a part of remote data center management which we do, one of the (rare) requirements we get from the clients who have purchased managed services is to replace a faulty RAM. One of the indicators of faulty RAM is the random freezing of the server during normal operation. You may check for the “Machine […]

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