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Benchmark Report of 4GB Servermania VPS with SSD Cached

The VPS with SSD cached is much faster than normal HDD.  Servermania had a email to me last week. It said there is a upgrade of the hardware on the host of my VPS. From normal HDD storage to SSD Cached HDD.

Here is a benchmark report for the new one.

UnixBench score: 2456.6

I/O rate: 139.0 MB/second

Bandwidth rate: 37.5 MB/second

 

servermania-unixbench

It is 4 core CPU.

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Site is down due to the network issue

I just update the system through yum update command.

After that, I reboot the VPS, then, lost the connection to this VPS and web site.

  • Can not access the web site on it from browser.
  • Can not access the VPS through ssh
  • Can not access the VPS through Serial Console.

I create a ticket on servermania support.  The support team replied in 20 minutes.

After two conversation between Andrew and me.

He told me that the problem is:

The yum update had broken the iprouting on the OS which caused the venet to not come up.

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Site is down more than 10 hours

It is reported yesterday noon. Site is down. I can not access WEB, FTP, and even the control panel of this VPS @ServerMania .

Nothing I can do from my side.

I created the ticket. Based on the reply from support staff of ServerMania, it is a DDOS attack from somewhere.

I wait until this morning about 2AM. The VPS is back online. and I can access my VPS.

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Implement New Relic server service on Centos 6.4 64bit

It is a very popular service on web application and mobile apps. I like its server service.

The servers New Relic supported includes Linux, Windows.:

  • Centos / Red Hat
  • Ubuntu / Debian
  • Other Linux
  • Windows 2003, 2008

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I followed the instruction of Centos to install the service on my ServerMania VPS.
Step 1: SSH to VPS as Root
Step 2: Add the New Relic yum repository

rpm -Uvh http://download.newrelic.com/pub/newrelic/el5/i386/newrelic-repo-5-3.noarch.rpm

step 3: Install the Server Monitor package

yum install newrelic-sysmond

Step 4: Configure & start the Server Monitor daemon
Add license key to config file: (See /etc/newrelic/nrsysmond.cfg for other config options)

nrsysmond-config --set license_key=your_own_key

Start the daemon:

/etc/init.d/newrelic-sysmond start

Step 5: Done!
The data is update just in minutes.

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Huge changes of David Yin’s Blog

It is a hard decision. When you saw this post, this blog is moved to new VPS. It is changed from MovableType to WordPress.

First of all. I like changes. Changes make us better.
It took me about two days to test and merge the site to new place. Let me put the list of all the changes.

  • Moved from Dreamhost to ServerMania VPS ( It is in Dreamhost more than five years)
  • Server location is moved from Los Angeles, USA to Niagara Falls, Canada
  • Replaced MovableType by WordPress ( I use MovableType from 2004)
  • Blog is moved to the top level and re-structure the blog

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