I got this idea to test Eric Lubow’s ec2-consistent-snapshot With Mongo. Using MongoDB 1.8.1 and Ubuntu Lucid AMI from www.alestic.com On a running Ubuntu Lucid EC2 instance, connect using SSH and do the following: 1. Setup MongoDB. We stop it so we can move it’s files to the RAID volume. 2. Create 4 EBS volumes [...]
Playing with GrayLog2. The server requires Mongodb + OpenJDK. Got some nice screenshot of my virtualbox servers. Forwarding rsyslog is done by creating a file /etc/rsyslog.d/graylog2.conf with contents below. Restarting the rsyslog will send log messages to GrayLog2 server.