Expanding a LUN on RedHat Linux

Assuming you have a LUN that has been provisioned to your server, containing a physical volume, volume group and one or more logical volumes that is currently mounted and in use on your server. You can follow these steps to increase the size of that resource. First of of course you will have to go […]

RedHat Linux Adding a LUN over Fibre Channel

At this point I am assuming that you have properly configured your fibre channel adapters/HBA’s, provisioned the ports on the switch, configured proper zoning, and configured multipathing. Possibly I will add that config to a separate post. Assuming all of this, after you have created a LUN on your storage device and presented it to […]

Apache 2 on AIX7 with mod_ssl, Django and mod_wsgi

IMPORTANT: This tutorial is not complete. if you scroll to the bottom you will see that there is a bug with mod_wsgi that I have not been able to fix as of yet. For the setup of Apache2 I have used the RPMs contributed by Michael Perzl http://www.perzl.org/aix/index.php?n=Main.Apache For most of my packages I tend […]

Django + DB2 + Apache on Ubuntu 10.10

For the purposes of this demonstration i’m going to assume you have Django already installed. Ok, first things first you need to download a copy of either DB2 Express-C or get the client for your current install of DB2. In my case I will be using DB2 ESE V9.7 to connect to our main database. […]

Adding User Authentication to Django

So you have started up a shiny new Django project and probably gone through the getting started tutorial. Somewhere along that line you are shown how to get the “free” functionality of the Django admin pages, along with authentication into the admin section. The next logical step is to say “wow, that’s great I should […]

Specifying a custom Form display using Django’s admin.py

Upon starting a recent Django project I quickly ran into an issue where a model I created was intended to hold username/passwords for ssh authentications to various servers. But by default by just calling the admin.site.register(Server) method resulted in the password being displayed in plane text. So lets start jumping through some rings of fire […]

Errors Compiling GPU Computing SDK examples

I have been trying to install the CUDA SDK and related components under Ubuntu 10.10 following the examples on the nVidia website in the following PDF http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/3_2_prod/docs/Getting_Started_Linux.pdf Everything went well up until the point where I had to compile the GPU Computing SDK examples using the following: [sourcecode] cd ~/NVIDIA_GPU_Computing_SDK/C make [/sourcecode] This resulted in […]

Slow Content Assist in Eclipse Helios and Android SDK

So this was a major pain in the ass, having to wait 10+ seconds every time I press ” . ” for the content assist window to popup and then another load of time upon typing set,get or anything else. After digging through the Eclipse and Android bug trackers for some time thankfully salvation was […]

Installing R on Ubuntu

Since I needed to whip up a quick scatter plot, I decided to install my old friend R (http://cran.r-project.org/) But as is usually the case a Google search only resulted in a partial instruction list, so here are the commands I used to get it all working. [sourcecode]sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list[/sourcecode] Add the following repository to […]