install Node.js on Ubuntu

How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04

Node.js is an open-source platform that allows programmers to build dynamic web pages and applications. It is used widely for server-side scripting and allows users to use JavaScript for both client and server-side scripts. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04 and get started with it. Prerequisites First, you have to create a machine. …

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Clean Up Docker Resources – Images, Containers, and Volumes

Docker is one of the most popular products in organizations these days. It makes the process of managing applications in containers very easy. Docker provides portability, performance, agility, scalability, and isolation to the applications since it uses containers. Containers are more portable and require fewer resources than virtual machines. As you work with Docker, you tend to accumulate an excessive …

MySQL basics

How to setup MySQL on a server and MySQL basics

In this CloudSigma tutorial, you will learn how to setup MySQL on a server, and the MySQL basics. MySQL is an open-source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that helps users store, organize, and manage data. It is very popular and widely used in the IT industry. Creating the machine First, you have to create a machine. You can do that …

Minikube

Testing out rook/EdgeFS + NFS (RTRD) on Minikube

I’ve been checking out rook lately and it seems like a great project. They’re trying to, somewhat, standardize the approach to storage from k8s’ perspective. Particularly, I was impressed with EdgeFS’ capabilities. Object Storage, iSCSI block storage, Scale-out NFS (as they call it), geo-transparent storage solution. Man, that, in itself, is a mouthful and an impressive set of features! In …

MongoDB

How to setup & optimize MongoDB in Ubuntu in the public cloud

Businesses imply lots of data and that makes the problem of handling and managing it harder. Traditionally, the industry has been using RDBMS systems over the decades now, but with the advent of Big Data in the 21st century, NoSQL (Not only SQL) databases came into the picture for large scale unstructured and semi-structured data. In this post, I am …

Docker Ubuntu

How to install & operate Docker on Ubuntu in the public cloud

Docker is one of the most popular products in organizations these days. It makes the process of managing applications in containers very easy. Docker provides portability, performance, agility, scalability and isolation to the applications, since it uses containers, which are more portable and require less resources than virtual machines. In this tutorial, you will go through the steps required to …

RDS Licenses

CloudSigma How To Series: RDS Licenses

In this tutorial of CloudSigma How-to Series we will walk you through the Remote Desktop License feature needed for all Microsoft Windows servers licensed through the platform. We have now enabled the ability to purchase Microsoft RDS licenses via the Webapp. According to the Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), all users within the Windows Server operating system need to …

VPN server under Docker

Run your own VPN server under Docker with OpenVPN Access Server

In this tutorial, I will be setting up an Open VPN server under Docker with CloudSigma. With CloudSigma’s cloud locations spread all over the globe, you can create a server in any of them and access the content from there. Creating the machine First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 GB RAM 20 …

Installing Hadoop Tutorial

Installing Hadoop on a Single Node in Five Simple Steps

Welcome to our guide on installing Hadoop in five simple steps. To start with, the Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather …

Distributed operating system

Setting up the distributed operating system (DC/OS)

According to dcos.io, DC/OS is a distributed operating system based on the Apache Mesos distributed systems kernel. Having a distributed operating system allows users to enable the management of multiple machines as if they were a single computer. In addition, it automates resource management, schedules process placement, facilitates inter-process communication, and simplifies the installation and management of distributed services. Its …