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Setting up a test LXD environment on Ubuntu 16.04

June 4, 2016 by  |  1 Comment

This is a quick start guide to getting a fully functional LXD (lex-dee) test/dev environment set up on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. For the best experience, LXD works best if you have a bare metal machine to install it on, like a laptop already running Ubuntu 16.04. To some extent, you can think of LXD as […]

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How to measure bandwidth between computers with iperf

August 5, 2012 by  |  No Comments

To test bandwidth between computers, iperf is a great CLI tool to use. There’s also a graphical front-end to iperf, written in Java, called jperf, which works on Linux, Mac OS and Windows. On most Linux distributions, iperf can easily be installed from CLI using the distribution’s package manager. In Debian/Ubuntu you would install it […]

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GlusterFS: Build a three-node storage cluster

July 26, 2012 by  |  No Comments

This article will guide you step by step through a three-node GlusterFS cluster. For this setup I’m using three Ubuntu 12.04 servers with a second hard drive attached to hold all the data.

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