Distributed File System with GlusterFS

Recently I had an itch about my 3 unused VMs. Each of them only has 512 MB RAM, 1 vCore and 10 Gigs of SSD. It’s limited in resource but this is what you get for US$ 1/month. From the 10 Gigs SSDs, I had approximately 21 Gigs of free space combined. This got me thinking. What if I could combine all the free space and have a mega volume? [Read More]

Cubieboard - Part 1

Yesterday, my Cubieboard A10 board arrived, Yeay! I got it from Ebay for US$ 58. Long story short, I now have the most powerful remote control for 10 Watts. To top it up, I created a DIY case from the foam provided on the package. Installing Lubuntu into NAND I don’t have a micro-SD card handy right now so I scoured the Internet on how get Linux running in it without a micro-SD card. [Read More]

Compiling nginx 1.4.0 With SPDY on CentOS 6

Just a few days ago, the latest version of nginx at 1.4.0 was released to the public. The version bump adds a lot of new capabilities for your web stack. The most interesting for me was support for SPDY 2 protocol. Excerpts from Chromium SPDY’s page reads below: As part of the "Let's make the web faster" initiative, we are experimenting with alternative protocols to help reduce the latency of web pages. [Read More]

Cloud Install Linux With a Browser!

So these past days, I’ve been looking for a nifty replacement (new home) for hostingMUREH.com - The only webhosting with 10 gigs web space for just 200K/year! Sorry for the hard selling gesture, completely intentional :p After a few sessions with Google, I stumbled CloudSigma.com, it comes with a 7 days free trial I might add. First look at its website does not resemble anything like the other cloud server providers. [Read More]

KanalFOTO.com - Stock Photo Indonesia

This website is aimed as THE portal of Indonesian stock photos. Currently still in the process of piecing it all together. What I can tell you, it’s a purebred of OpenSource magic and Facebook will be its best friend. A first for me to incorporate Facebook wonders with websites. My first start was Facebook Connect. The Connect feature is already live on the homepage. Although now not 100% yet, it’s a preview of what’s to come. [Read More]