install netdata on centos

Install netdata – CentOS 7

With the EOL of the free tier of NewRelic’s Server monitoring service, we tried going commando for a while, meaning no server monitoring. We know bad – bad, idea. NewRelics Server monitoring service was great but the free tier came with only 24 hours of data retention. We wanted something…

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zfs on linux

Mount ZFS Pools on Boot

We recently ran into a snag with a new ZFS installation, the darn thing wouldn't mount the pools we created on boot. The solution turned out to be pretty straight forward, Issue the following at shell and reboot to test:
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Fix AMD Ryzen Freeze/Hang/Crash issues – CentOS 7

On of our server providers was running a deal on servers equipped with the newly released AMD Ryzen CPUs. We got a couple to test them for future placements. Right off the bat we started experiencing issues with them, the shell sessions would randomly hang At first we thought this…

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Ubuntu 16.04

Mount exfat partitions on Ubuntu / POP OS 16.04, 18.04 LTS, 19.10

Ubuntu isn’t bundled with exFAT read/write support out of the box, scouring the internet revealed we needed to install two packages. exfat-fuse exfat-utils This threw a very ugly error Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Package exfat-utils is not available, but is referred to by another…

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Install OpenSSL 1.0.2k – CentOS 7.3

The elusive latest version of OpenSSL, we finally meet. As everyone knows, CentOS does not always ship with the latest version of softwares. The core repo focuses more on stability rather than freshness. We recently needed to update OpenSSL on a server with HTTP/2 enabled. The server has nginx setup…

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