A Quick-Guide for Generating a PGP Key

1. Generate a Self Signed Key $ gpg --gen-key gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.10; Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. Please select what kind of key you want: (1) RSA and RSA (default) (2) DSA and Elgamal (3) DSA (sign only) (4) RSA (sign only) Your selection? 1 RSA keys may be between 1024 and 4096 bits long. »

Advance Load Balancing Capabilities in Apache Stratos (incubating) 4

In Apache Stratos (incubating) 4 architecture there are three different ways to configure load balancers for services. The idea of this functionality is to provide more optimized load balancing capabilities in a single PaaS deployment as required by different services. 1. Shared Scalable Load Balancing In this load balancing mode a service would get access to a scalable load balancer/cluster shared among multiple services. The resulting load balancing solution may consume less IaaS resources and will be cost efficient for the service provider. »

Getting Started with Apache Stratos (Incubating) Initial Release with Openstack

Apache Stratos (incubating) is now ready with it’s initial release. A new Git branch has been created for this release with the name “3.0.0-incubating-x”. Please note that “x” refers to the RC version. Please refer the project wiki for detailed information about this release. To start with, first we need to get the binary distribution of Apache Stratos. We could either build it from source or download the officially released files from svn. »

WSO2 CApp Deployment Verification Process

WSO2 introduced a new Carbon Application (CApp) deployment verification process in Carbon 4.2.0 release. This might be useful for environments where applicaiton deployment process is automated via DevOps such as Jenkins. In Carbon 4.2.0 release CApps are considered as atomic units which consists of a collection of artifacts that provides set of services for a specific requirement. Since the applications are considered atomic, if one of the artifacts of an application does not get deployed properly, that application will considered as not deployed. »

Apache Stratos Single Node Installation

[Based on Apache Stratos (incubating) 4.0.0-M5] Apache Stratos is an enterprise grade Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution for implementing public and private clouds. It consists of five major components. They are, the Cloud Controller (CC), Stratos Controller (SC), Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), Stratos Agent and CLI. These products could be deployed on many different deployment architectures according to different requirements. A single node deployment could be used for development and demonstration purposes. »