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Errbit + HTTPS: Setting up Errbit reporter (Airbrake v5 gem) to work with self-signed HTTPS certificate

Note: If you’re using old Errbit version (0.2.0, 0.4.0) and an old Airbrake version (v4) please refer to this manual to make it work with self-signed certificates. Having an error catcher like Errbit behind SSL is generally a good idea. Especially when Errbit is hosted on a different server than you application (for example when […]

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Recovering QNAP NAS lost data when NAS not starting properly

QNAP is a company that designs great network attached storages (NAS). Unfortunately, even their NAS can crash. Mine did. Before you get to how to recover the lost data, here’s my NAS and RAID spec (so that you can understand what and why I did): QNAP TS-410U RAID5 4 HDD (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc, /dev/sdd) Approximately […]

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MongoDB monitoring with Munin – Setting up Munin to work with MongoDB

To monitor MongoDB you can use many tools, some like MongoDB Management Service (MMS) are cloud based, some like Munin might be installed locally. Today we will focus on setting up Munin to monitor MongoDB. Getting started with Munin If you don’t know what Munin is, or how to install it on your platform, please […]

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Running GitLab 7.1 using Puma instead of a Unicorn

Warning Warning! Before you do this, please read why you should’nt: why did gitlab 6 switch back to unicorn? So now, when let’s get started… Gemfile updates Nothing special here. Just add: and then: Puma config Create a puma.rb file in your gitlab config dir and copy/paste this: and At this point, you should be […]

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