JIRA Linux Installation

JIRA is a product created by Atlassian which provides issue and project tracking for software projects. While Atlassian offers a cloud-based solution to their products, there are a number of reasons why an individual or a company might not want to purchase a subscription. It might be because a local instance is required, because of […]

Linux LAMP Installation Guide

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. However, over the years LAMP refers to any deployment stack involving similar components such as the replacement of PHP with Python. Additionally, the component does not necessarily have to start with the same letter such as MySQL can be easily replaced by PostgreSQL. The following is a […]

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux

The following describes how to install the VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux. NOTE: The following bash commands were tested on Ubuntu and may differ depending on the guest Linux OS. 1. Select from the menu Devices > Insert Guest Additions CD Image… to mount the ISO. 2. Run the following command to download the per-requisite […]

OpenShift Cron Jobs

WARNING: This post was written when OpenShift 2 existed and is no longer relevant. The following is a guide to using Cron in an OpenShift application. OpenShift gives a simple out of the box solution to setup Cron using existing bash scripts. Requirements The following are required before reading the rest of this guide. OpenShift […]