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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.
 
'''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.

Revision as of 22:42, 17 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 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.

Overview

  • highlight differences between server hardware and desktop hardware
  • demonstrate different hardware configurations
  • install Debian Wheezy
  • overview of the filesystem hierarchy
  • iptables
  • learn simple nginx configuration
  • simple cgi script as "home page"
  • install some other application, like mediawiki
  • install MariaDB from external repository
  • connect it to database

Details

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