• Online backups

    August 19, 2012

    Over the past year the department has improved backups with respect to: Accessibility, but having on-line backups to large capacity backup servers; Diversity, locating one of two backup remotely, to reduce site-risk; Security, with end-to-end encryption so that the remote server does not have the data nor keys; Correctness, by making sure the data is […]

  • Moving WordPress across servers

    August 19, 2012

    To move a wordpress to a new server requires that three objects get moved: The wordpress application; The database of user content; and the HTTP configuration. On a fresh Red Hat derived Linux, the required yum installs are: mysql-server, mysql, httpd, php, php-mysql. WordPress is installed via tar, as a php application there is no […]

  • Welcome Bragg

    August 19, 2012

    Bragg is now up and running, thanks to Irina. Bragg is a Dell R510 running a single Intel E5620 2.4 Ghz, 24G 1333MHz dual ranked RDIMM’s; a PERC H700 Raid, and 600 GB/2 TB mirrored SAS. It will be taking on the responsibilities of Davis. We have moved to CentOS, because UM is not longer […]

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