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Extending my Raspberry Pi server cluster

Posted 10-23-2013 at 12:36 PM by Pyplate

I've added another 4 nodes to my Raspberry Pi server cluster. I posted links to my site on Reddit and some other social networking sites. I'm hoping to get a large hit of traffic so that I can see how my server performs.

In the past my server has handled 2800 visits in one day. I'm hoping to break that record soon, and hopefully without my server slowing down too much.
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Install the latest kernel (3.12) for Ubuntu/Debian 64 bit systems

Posted 10-23-2013 at 10:07 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I have compiled yet another Ubuntu/Debian kernel for 64bit systems. This time kernel 3.12.0-0-exton, equivalent to Kernel.org’s kernel 3.12.0-rc6, released 131019.

Feature OVERVIEW for the Linux 3.12 kernel

LÄS MERA/READ MORE…
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Testing my Odroid in my server cluster

Posted 10-23-2013 at 07:10 AM by Pyplate

After adding my Odroid U2 to my cluster, I ran tests using siege on the front end of the cluster. There was an increase in performance, but it wasn't the increase I was hoping for. I logged into some of the Pi nodes using ssh and ran uptime to check the load. The Pi nodes weren't working particularly hard, and neither was the Odroid. I logged into the load balancer and checked the uptime and memory usage:
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$ uptime
 13:30:04 up 1 day,  5:20,  1 user,  load average: 9.27, 3.52, 1.33
...
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Plex media server for Slackware

Posted 10-22-2013 at 12:50 PM by trxdraxon (The adventures of your average linux user)
Updated 10-22-2013 at 02:10 PM by trxdraxon

I got Plex media server up and running smoothly on my Slackware box and thought I would share my experience. It is pretty easy to get running but there is little to no documentation for Slackware as it is not officially supported.

EDIT: Forgot to add that the package is 32bit so you will need multilib installed.

First install the uNRAID package. Once it's installed there is a settings.ini in /boot/config/plugins/plexmediaserver that you should edit. You can edit...
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Testing Varnish Cache on an Odroid U2

Posted 10-22-2013 at 01:05 AM by Pyplate

I've fixed the issue with my Odroid freezing. The kernel update fixed that.

I also got Varnish to work. Most of the documentation I found for Varnish refers to an earlier version, but it seems that the latest version has changed a lot, in particular there have been a lot of changes to the Varnish Configuration Language. Fortunately the Varnish compiler gives excellent error messages which tell you how to fix the problems it encounters.

I often make changes to pages...
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