Category Archives: Linux

Disable core dump generation on #Linux

By | April 22, 2018

Generation of core dumps that result in freezing the Linux system is another common issue in the new Linux kernels discussed on many forum threads. Same as the bug of kswapd0 discussed here Kswapd0 going haywire this can become very annoying. It seems that lately someone tries to add developer features turned on by default… Read More »

TCP keepalive: what is it, why do you need it, how to configure it on #Linux

By | November 7, 2017

As you are aware, no service runs alone on some server. You always have to take into account the communication layer between your server and client services. One of the most tricky thing a lot of people overlook is the “housekeeping” of the communication layer. In a properly setup enterprise environment your communication layer (firewalls,… Read More »

#Docker volumes and Selinux

By | September 30, 2017

When running complex environments on Docker on Linux again we face the mighty selinux. There are plenty of selinux alerts generated when I start my environment when the host machines have selinux enabled and volumes are used by the containers. Setting selinux permissions is hard and tedious and many people just prefer to disable it.… Read More »