Category Archives: DataCenter

Technology fail: Bottle return machine

By | July 6, 2024

Yes, folks, more and more technology is cripping everywhere in our lives. With this , we can also see more tech failures in our day to day life. Here I give you the bottle return machine from Mega Image stuck in a reboot loop 🙂 Looks like it is running a Tomra Linux.

Fedora Linux Server useful one liners -part 2

By | May 7, 2024

This is a continuation of the previous post about one liners from Updating to a new version – extra commands In case the usual one liner does not work or there are some issues related to the upgrade, there are some additional things that can be done. Make sure to have latest packages of… Read More »

Fedora Linux Server useful one liners

By | April 10, 2024

While running the blog server on Fedora Linux I found out that some one liners are either very important to be executed once or very useful periodically. Here are some of my most used one-liners Updating packages Note that I allow dnf to skip broken packages and delete if necessary. Sometimes if using other than… Read More »

Monitor and control #ActiveMq using Jolokia #API

By | October 26, 2023

Apache ActiveMQ® is the most popular open source, multi-protocol, Java-based message broker. It is widely used in a lot of multi service application environments where we need to pass messages between services. All this type of environments (kubernets, docker swarm etc. ) are used to be able to monitor and control the component services using… Read More »

#Jboss: Data source connection optimizations

By | June 21, 2023

In a high load system deployed on Jboss Application Server the following optimizations for data source pool resources may be needed. 1. Change the minimum and maximum pool size of a data source (MyDS). This will ensure that we always have a minimum number of allocated connections and also we set a threshold to the… Read More »

#windows #powershell how to kill zombie Edge session

By | October 31, 2022

Often times I find trying to start Edge on an old data-center jump station and I just click and nothing happens. This is the direct result of an Edge process that went zombie. A quick way to kill an Edge session that is acting as a zombie and will not allow you to start a… Read More »

#Linux #Fedora #Java defaults and jasper reports compile issues

By | September 28, 2022

A common mistake is to set the alternatives just for java sdk. This can lead to issues when several java versions are present. Jasper Reports a well knows Java library used to generate ad-hoc pdf reports compiles the report templates and the temporary classes using the default system javac not the javac of the java… Read More »

Bash one liners: Detailed information about your battery and power under Linux command line

By | August 16, 2022

The magic command is upower, a command that gives you detailed information about the power devices in your laptop/desktop. Enumerate all the power devices Check the details of a power device (battery in this case)

#RabbitMQ crashing at restart with “badmatch, error, not_a_dets_file”

By | May 10, 2022

RabbitMQ is a nice message queue server used in lot of networking monitoring appliances and other services. It has a very small footprint and can be integrated with lots of languages and resources. All works well until you get the famous recovery log corrupted error. Usually the issue is caused by disk full or in… Read More »

How to fix a failing disk in #Linux using #smartctl and #hdparm

By | February 14, 2022

We all hate that time when we start to have a disk failure. In one of my RAID10 one disk was at some point in the failed status. That should be an immediate concern for you. A 4 disks RAID10 setup can deal with 1 disk failure and even with 2 disk failures if they… Read More »