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Common back pressure strategies for services under sustained high loadview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm wondering what are the common backpressure strategies people use for their web services? Imagine your service operates under heavy load, and at some point the load reaches 120% of your capacity. How do you deal with this? The most sound strategy I can think of is to start rejecting connections. So if one host reaches its peak capacity (e.g. (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 14.04 can't boot after hard shutdownview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 from wubi application with Windows 7 as partition. I was using ubuntu for some time. After that it freezes for some time and I shut it down by long press on the power button. when I start ubuntu again it doesn't boot and it gives me Minimal Bash-Line editing is supported. for the first word. TAB lists possible command completions. (HowTos)

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How do I install HP Smart Storage Administrator (hpssa) on a Proliant N40L running Ubuntu Server 14.10?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have an HP Proliant N40L MicroServer with an HP Smart Array P410 raid card. The boot drive is an SSD running Ubuntu Server 14.10. The P410 is getting hung up while initializing. From what I've read, the resolution is to install hppsa from HP's mcp repo. (HowTos)

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There is a kernel panic after every few months or weeks, with qemu-kvm tainted, VMs can't run. The machine needs to be rebootedview story

http://serverfault.com – This is a heavily loaded KVM hypervisor node with ~90 windows 2K12 and win2K8 instances running on it. There are multiple machines with the same configuration and VMs are configured as highly available (HA) services through Red Hat Clustering Suite. These hypervisor nodes crash after qemu-kvm module is "tainted" and a kernel panic follows. (HowTos)

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Can't import certificate into Exchange 2013: Private Key Missing (I know it's there.)view story

http://serverfault.com – I know this question has been asked before and I've gone through countless threads on here (as well as google) trying all of them. Unfortunately, I think I'm having an unrelated issue to what others have had. I have a CRT and KEY file on our CentOS webserver. It's working fine. (HowTos)

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What will it take to merge LibreOffice and OpenOffice?view story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – LibreOffice and OpenOffice are overdue to join forces (Distributions)

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This function (decode64) runs on gawk but not on busybox awkview story

http://www.unix.com – Hello, I'm trying to figure out a way to use a decode64 function in an embedded system who has few utilities, including busybox. Right now have something like this (taken from "google base64-and-base85-encoding-awk-scripts" sorry, I'm not able to post urls yet) Code: _decode64() {     [ ! (HowTos)

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Need help with a scriptview story

http://www.unix.com – Ok, I'm trying to learn Unix shell scripting. At work, I'm an administrator of a system. Part of my job, I work in Unix. I can get things to work, but I'm not the most efficient at Unix CLI. I'm trying to figure out how to write a bash script. Right now I have a very crude and unprofessional script, but it works. (HowTos)

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IntelliJ / PyCharm / Webstorm keymap not working at all on Ubuntu 14.10view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have a weird behavior of all webstorm products (IntelliJ, PyCharm, WebStorm etc.) on my Ubuntu 14.10 installation. The IDEs work fine, everything is great, except the keymap shortcuts. None of them actually works. None at all. (HowTos)

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Having trouble getting duckdns to work in 14.04.2 LTSview story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm trying to get DNS working for my odroid-C1 Ubuntu but running into this weird problem, error message saying symbol lookup error but my libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0 package is the newest and greatest. can anyone please point out what i'm doing wrong here. (HowTos)

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How to create subdomains using Nginx?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am using NodeJS and Nginx, and I am trying to create a new subdomain, I have this set up so far server { // FOR MOBILE listen 80; server_name www.bettors.com bettors.com; root /home/c0pt/capi/capilleiraclickandgamblemobile/www; ... } server { // FOR DESKTOP listen 80; server_name www.bettors.com bettors.com; root /home/c0pt/capi/capilleiracli (HowTos)

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Infiniband cableview story

http://serverfault.com – What is the difference between an active and a passive cable? What is the difference between QSFP and QSFP+? Given the choice between copper and fiber, for a very short distance like 3 feet max, is one better than the other or approximately equal? The Mellanox card MHQH19B-XTR Mellanox ConnectX-2 VPI QSFP QDR InfiniBand 10GB Ethernet PCI-E HCA says it is ethernet and infiniband. (HowTos)