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A Simple Server Cluster Design - Part 3 PDF Print E-mail
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This series is intended to provide documentation of a simple server cluster based on two physical servers and four virtual servers per machine, and configured to host an instance of the Moodle Learning Management System.

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Privacy and Security Issues with Cloud Computing PDF Print E-mail
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For some time I've watched as New Zealand businesses have been seduced by the so called advantages of Cloud Computing.

In a manner similar to drug pushers, they dole out free "hits", they eschew free services that entice business owners to send their IT provisioning to places unknown overseas. The glamour of the websites, extolling these services, appears to induce a feeling of security, all the while containing many a fish hook.
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A Simple Server Cluster Design - Part 2 PDF Print E-mail
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This series is intended to provide documentation of a simple server cluster based on two physical servers and four virtual servers per machine, and configured to host an instance of the Moodle Learning Management System.

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A Simple Server Cluster Design PDF Print E-mail
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This item is the first of a series I will be doing to document a simple Server Cluster design that I have used.This has come about from requests in the Moodle community where clustering of servers is required to provide redundancy and increased performance.

The design will be deployed on two physical servers, using a Virtual Machine environment with four virtual servers per machine. Each server will host a load balancer, a web server, a file server, and a database.

 

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How to create a very strong password PDF Print E-mail
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Login PasswordsAn article on the BBC recently called for people to use stronger passwords in the wake of more computational power available to hackers. We know that security needs to scale as computers become more powerful because security is ultimately a numbers game. A hacker needs to guess the correct numbers to get to the encrypted data and security is all about the amount of time he will likely need to guess those numbers.

This article by Emmanuel Carabott explains the current state of play for hacking passwords.

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