mysql hot backup with xtrabackup

I want to backup my databases without downtime… Well, there are couple approaches to this. One of them is to add a standby slave and use LVM¬†snapshot approach. The second approach is to use percona xtrabackup. My problem is that I have some huge databases here, so taking local backups is out of the question. … Continue reading mysql hot backup with xtrabackup

Configuring DRAC with ipmitool

Load modules [codesyntax lang=”bash”] modprobe ipmi_devintf modprobe ipmi_si [/codesyntax] List of helpful ipmitool commands Check BMC Firmware Revision [codesyntax lang=”bash”] ipmitool -I open bmc info | grep -A3 “Firmware Revision” [/codesyntax] Check SEL log [codesyntax lang=”bash”] ipmitool sel [/codesyntax] List SEL log [codesyntax lang=”bash”] ipmitool sel list [/codesyntax] Check which node you are in [For … Continue reading Configuring DRAC with ipmitool