The Continuent Docker Support Policy Explained

Author: , June 5th, 2019

Overview Continuent has traditionally had a relaxed policy about Linux platform support for customers using our products. While it is possible to install and run Continuent Tungsten products (i.e. Cluster/Replicator/etc.) inside Docker containers, there are many reasons why this is not a good idea. Background As background, every database node in a Tungsten Cluster runs […]

How To Fix YUM Update Errors with Percona GPG Keys

Author: , April 16th, 2019

Problem: Trying to run a yum -y update as root aborts with the following error:

The solution, found on the Percona website, is this: sudo yum update percona-release Source URL: https://www.percona.com/blog/2019/02/05/new-percona-package-signing-key-requires-update-on-rhel-and-centos/

Tungsten Clustering 6.0.5 and Tungsten Replicator 6.0.5 Released

Author: , March 20th, 2019

Continuent is pleased to announce that Tungsten Clustering 6.0.5 and Tungsten Replicator 6.0.5 are now available! Our v6.0.5 release fixes a number of bugs and introduces some new features, with improvements across the board in a variety of different components. Some of the key improvements include: A new Clustering utility script has been added to the […]

Tungsten Clustering 5.3.6 and Tungsten Replicator 5.3.6 Released

Author: , February 4th, 2019

Continuent is pleased to announce that Tungsten Clustering 5.3.6 and Tungsten Replicator 5.3.6 are now available! Our 5.3.6 release fixes a number of bugs and has been released to improve stability. Highlights common to both products: Now, instead of searching for a master with appropriate role (i.e. matching the slave preferred role) until timeout is […]

How To Find the RHEL/CentOS Release Version on Amazon Linux

Author: , September 9th, 2014

rpm -qa | grep epel-release | awk -F- ‘{print $3}’ Examples: RHEL5/Centos5 root@aws1:/root # cat /etc/issue Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.2 (beta) root@aws1:/root # rpm -qa | grep epel-release epel-release-5-4.noarch root@aws1:/root # rpm -qa | grep epel-release | awk -F- ‘{print $3}’ 5 RHEL6/Centos6 root@aws2:/root # cat /etc/issue Amazon Linux AMI release 2013.09 root@aws2:/root # […]

How To Fix Broken Boot After Yum Update On Amazon Linux

Author: , January 20th, 2012

Stop the instance first…YMMV:

http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/latest-release-notes/

How To Get yum To Use A Different Release Version

Author: , September 4th, 2011

/etc/yum.repos.d # yum –releasever=5 search {package name here}