Configuring the communication protocol in Group Replication

In a previous blog post we presented the message fragmentation functionality that you can use starting with MySQL Group Replication 8.0.16. No group member can have a version < 8.0.16 if you wish to use message fragmentation in a group. MySQL 8.0.16 also ships with a new Group Replication concept Continue Reading

Speed up your ROS snap builds

A while back I wrote a post about distributing a ROS system among multiple snaps. If you want to enable some sort of add-on story, you need to have multiple snaps, and that remains the way to do it today with ROS. That approach works, but I’ll be the first Continue Reading

Ubuntu News

Single-Node Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s and Ubuntu

Introduction The goal of this blog post is to explain how to setup and run Ubuntu Server on a Raspberry Pi with MicroK8s on-top to provide a single-node Kubernetes host for development and testing. In the last few months Ubuntu Server 18.04 has been ported to run the Raspberry Pi Continue Reading

CentOS News

Using buildah to build container images on CentOS – Blog.CentOS.org

In this post, we’re going to talk about how to use buildah to build container images on CentOS. buildah is a command line tool that facilitates building OCI compliant images. There’s a plethora of information available around what buildah is on its GitHub landing page so we won’t dive more Continue Reading

Live Code Updates Using WebDav

In a recent blog post we covered how you can use the oc rsync –watch command to perform live synchronisation of code changes between a local filesystem and a container. This worked by virtue of the oc client monitoring the local filesystem directory for file changes and when they were Continue Reading

Running WordPress the Easy Way

In a prior blog post we detailed the steps required to migrate an existing WordPress instance from OpenShift V2 to V3. The instructions consisted of a series of manual steps to first set up a new instance of WordPress and then migrate the data across from an existing instance of Continue Reading

Block Incoming Connections by Country with MDaemon’s New Location Screening Feature

Block connections by country with Location Screening As I announced recently in this post, MDaemon 17.5 has been released, with new security and collaboration features. One feature that our users will find particularly useful is the new Location Screening feature, which allows administrators to block incoming connections from specific countries. Continue Reading

BlueBorne: Technical Insight

(BlueBorne background: read our previous post from Aamir Lakhani here) I have watched the BlueBorne demos and read the technical paper – it was tough! I am amazed at how the researchers managed to exploit several vulnerabilities to turn them into a PoC attack. My comments below. BlueBorne does not “spread” (as such) BlueBorne affects devices Continue Reading

Project “Honolulu” technical preview is now available for download!

This blog post was authored by Samuel Li, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server. Last week we announced Project “Honolulu”, our new Windows Server management experience, and today we are excited to present the technical preview release, just in time for Ignite! We invite you to download and start using Continue Reading

Sneak peek #3: Windows Server, version 1709 for developers

This blog post was authored by Patrick Lang, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server. Windows 10 and Windows Server are built on customer feedback. We use the tools built right into Windows to maintain a continuous cycle of feedback from our customers used to drive refinements and new features. After the Continue Reading

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