Prometheus Monitoring – Part I

Download Prometheus Prometheus should start up and it should show a status page about itself at http://localhost:9090 Raw Metrics:  http://localhost:9090/metrics Graphing Tool: http://localhost:9090/graphs Few quick steps to get ready: Attach a disk for EC2 Mount the Disk /data Copy the downloaded zip file to /data Unzip Prometheus Start Prometheus Install Nginx as reverse proxy to Prometheus […]

BlackMagic Declink Card Installation

Go To: Choose the Card from Dropdown List – on Top Right Note: When the DecLink card is changed to another model, the driver remains the same but need to execute the BlackmagicFirmwareUpdater commands (status/update) for the Linux OS to identify it. $cd Blackmagic_Desktop_Video_Linux_10.9a7/amd64/deb/ $dpkg -i desktopvideo_*.deb $apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx $apt-get -f install $BlackmagicFirmwareUpdater […]

Identify Memory Leak

A memory leak, technically, is an ever-increasing usage of memory by an application. With common desktop applications, this may go unnoticed, because a process typically frees any memory it has used when you close the application. However, In the client/server model, memory leakage is a serious issue, because applications are expected to be available 24×7. […]

Installing JDK 1.5 on Linux

GoTo Download Oracle Page Oracle Login : / Un#29eheie121 Download to Local Machine and Upload to desired server. #chmod a+x   jdk-1_5.bin #./jdk-1_5.bin #mv jdk1.5  /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.5 #export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.5 #export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH Check Java Version #java -version

Critical Server Management Tips

  If the server is running out of memory !!! Linux memory management tries to minimize disk access. To do this it will use any unused ram to cache, this is because reading from disk is slow compared to reading from memory. When the cache is used up the data that has been there the […]