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Few Tweaks in Diaspora Installation

- - posted in Technical | Tagged as diaspora | Comments

Recently I wanted to checkout the Diaspora project, and to my despair I faced lot of problems installing it in Windows OS.
I could not install it on Windows, and I did'nt want to invest lot of time , as it was not important and I was trying this only for killing my time. However, I installed it on a VM (Ubuntu) and faced a few problems.

Simple Port Forwarding Script

- - posted in Technical | Tagged as SSH,PortForwarding,Tunneling | Comments

Port forwarding allows remote computers (for example, computers on the Internet) to connect to a specific computer or service within a private local-area network (LAN).

Here is my version of local port forwarding. I created a script for finding me a local unused port

HAProxy for Load Balancing

- - posted in Technical | Tagged as HAProxy,Loadbalancing | Comments

HAProxy, which stands for High Availability Proxy, is a popular open source software TCP/HTTP Load Balancer and proxying solution which can be run on Linux, Solaris. Improves the performance and reliability of a server environment by distributing the traffic across servers (e.g. web, application, database). It is used in many high-profile environments websites.

In this guide, I will provide a general overview of what HAProxy is, basic load-balancing terminology, and examples of how it might be