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Amy Armitage

Running a Cyclos Cluster on Webhosting.net’s Platform-as-a-Service

By | Cyclos 3 CE, Cyclos 4, Jelastic | No Comments

cyclos clusterPreviously, we shared How to Install Cyclos 4 in One-Click in Less than 10 Minutes. Today, we will show you a more complex setup of a Cyclos cluster with master-slave database replication, scalability and high availability ensuring redundancy.

Using Jelastic you can run Cyclos on Tomcat, Jetty and Glassfish. The database for Cyclos 4 is the open source database PostgreSQL (not less than 9.3). The minimal memory space requirements to run a single Cyclos instance is 500 Mb (so you need to use at least 4 cloudlets).

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New Features and Intelligent Services from Office 365

By | Office 365 | No Comments

Office 365 MiamiIn the last few months, Microsoft launched a variety of improvements to their intelligence services which use machine learning and complex algorithms to save you time while creating new content. So let’s see what’s new with Office 365.

Tap in Word and Outlook

Find and make use of relevant content internally from your business without leaving the document or email you’re editing. Powered by the Microsoft Graph, Tap surfaces documents, presentations and spreadsheets commonly used by you or provided by your coworkers. Simply click to incorporate desired elements from within those files, seamlessly integrating individual components such as slides, images, tables, graphics and charts. Content is pulled in with fidelity intact, so you can change table colors, put in a trend line or legend to a chart, edit text and more.

Availability: Tap is available today in Word and Outlook on Windows desktops, for Office 365 Business Premium, Enterprise E3 and E5 subscribers.

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VPS with Jelastic: CentOS, Ubuntu and Windows

By | CentOS, Jelastic, Virtual Hosting, Virtual Private Server Hosting | No Comments

Jelastic VPSMost people choose VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting because it doesn’t have the limitations of shared hosting and it allows for reinforced security, flexibility and complete control over your environment.

Today we will review how to set up VPS using Jelastic and 3 pre-configured certified stack templates on top of 3 operating systems – CentOS, Ubuntu and Windows.

Virtual Private Servers

CentOS (Community ENTerprise Operating System) is a free community-driven project, with open source code delivered from RHEL Linux distribution.

CentOS offers enterprise-level stability strengthened by robust performance and represents a reliable, low-maintenance, secure option for running virtual private servers.

Ubuntu is one of the most popular operating systems for running virtual private servers inside the Cloud. Built over the Debian Linux distribution, Ubuntu shares its commitment to principles of open-source software and offers continually developing solutions with agile, secure and versatile performance capabilities.

Windows Server OS (2012 and optionally 2008 R2 versions are provided) allows you to run any Windows-based software on your virtual machine with support of popular tools and technologies: ASP.NET, PHP, SQL, Visual Studio, Active Directory, etc.

Due to the fact that Windows OS is a proprietary software and can’t be distributed freely (i.e. requires the license to be applied to the platform), you can be charged for using such containers (regardless of whether it’s running or stopped). Read More