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Using Torque to set up a Queue to direct users to a subset of resources

If you are running clusters, you may want to set up a queue to direct users to a subset of resources with Torque. For example, I may wish to direct a users who needs specific resources like MATLAB to a particular queue.

Delphix Week of Giving

In the frenzied, insular world of a Silicon Valley startup it can be easy to lose perspective on the broader community in which we live and work.

Nice document!

Nicely written document!  

Python – count duplicates in list

 
By using python collections.Counter() we can count number of duplicates in list.
Observer following example for more details:

Displaying SPICE on the VM network for RHEV 3.4

By default, SPICE graphic server somehow by default uses the management network to display the console. Usually the management network is not visible to the users.
For RHEV 3.4, this can be easily resolve on the RHEV Manager console

  1. Portal > Networks
  2. Click on the Network you wish SPICE graphic Server to display on
  3. Click “Manage Network”
  4. Click “Display Network”

 
Once configured. Remember to REBOOT all the VMs to activate the changes

New features in ksplice uptrack-upgrade tools for Oracle Linux

We have many, many happy Oracle Linux customers that use and rely on the Oracle Ksplice service to keep their kernels up to date with all the critical CVEs/bugfixes that we release as zero downtime patches.

There are 2 ways to use the Ksplice service :

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Installing and Configuring Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation

Step 1: Ensure that you have subscribed to Red Hat Virtualisation Channels. For more information, see Subscribing to Red Hat Virtualisation Manager Channels
Step 2: Install RHEVM packages.
This will take a while…… 1.6GB of downloads…….

Using log collector in RHEV 3.3 and above to collect full log

The Log Collector Utility for RHEV 3 is located in /usr/bin/rhevm-log-collector and is provided by the rhevm-log-collector package installed on the RHEV manager system.
1. To collect all the information, use command

How to create a swap file

Linux can be configured to use swap space, aka secondary disk storage, when physical memory is running low. Swap spaces can be allocated as disk partitions ('swap partitions') or as files ('swap files'). While swap partitions are generally preferred over swap files, if your system is a virtual private server (VPS) without a pre-configured swap partition, creating a swap file may be your only option.

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