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'''Server From Scratch''' is a tutorial which provides a hands-on experience with deploying a web service starting from bare metal. Attendees will have a chance to interact with server hardware and configure all the software and system services needed for deploying a web application.
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'''Server From Scratch''' is a tutorial which provides a hands-on experience with deploying internet services starting from bare metal. Attendees will have a chance to interact with server hardware and configure all the software and system services needed for deploying websites and other services.
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=== Overview ===
 
=== Overview ===
  

Revision as of 20:23, 27 April 2014

Date 2014-05-03
Time 12:00-17:00
Location BH 4760

Server From Scratch is a tutorial which provides a hands-on experience with deploying internet services starting from bare metal. Attendees will have a chance to interact with server hardware and configure all the software and system services needed for deploying websites and other services.

Overview

  • highlight differences between server hardware and desktop hardware
  • demonstrate different hardware configurations
  • install Debian Wheezy with mdraid
  • overview of filesystem hierarchy
  • iptables
  • learn simple Apache configuration
  • create simple "home page"
  • install MariaDB from external repository
  • install some database-driven web applications
    • mediawiki
    • etherpad
  • set up a Tahoe-LAFS network across all the computers on the network

Details

  • Set up 5 dell workstations (with 5 sets of monitors and keyboards)
  • install two IDE drives in each workstation (10 drives total)