Scalable API Service in AWS, using Mongo DB

Connecting to Open VPN server from iOS device

To connect iOS device to Open VPN server we need Open VPN app Open VPN setting file (client.ovpn) Client Certificate CA Certificate (if its self signed) Install Open VPN app Install Open VPN client from app store (https://itunes.apple.com/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981) Import Open VPN settings Get…

WordPress on AWS

In this blog I am going to cover the step by step instructions to host your own WordPress blog in AWS. Hosting your own blog has some advantages, you can install any plugins/themes you want and publish any content you like. Having said that it’s not for everyone…

Installing Oracle Java 7 and Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 13

Setting up a new Ubuntu server with Java 7 & Tomcat 7 seems to be trivial, but often I had to do it at my workplace and everytime I had to google it to do this. So I thought I will list down the steps in my blog. Install Oracle…

Spring Cache abstraction using Ehcache

In this article, we will see how to use EhCahce with Spring Cache abstraction. Refer http://ehcache.org/documentation/recipes/spring-annotations for using EhCache’s own annotations. The advantage of using it with Spring Cache abstraction is that it's easy to change the underlying storage. Say in future if we…

SSH into Ubuntu in Virtual Box

Change the Network Adapter as "Bridge Adapter" and start the Ubuntu VM. Once logged in get the ip of the machine using ifconfig command, in this case the ip is 159.112.138.46 Then in Cygwin from Windows Host, you should be able to do the SSH. …

Overview of Microstrategy features

In my previous blog Microstrategy 9 Installation on a new Windows 2008 server we looked at installing the MSTR. Here let's look at the features we installed. Below is the list of all the features from MSTR. The below picture will give us the overview of how all these features…

Microstrategy 9 Installation on a new Windows 2008 server

Since my customer has decided to go with the Microstrategy(MSTR) as analytics and reporting tool, I got curious about this tool and wanted to know more on its capabilities. I got an opportunity to go for a free training from MSTR, and I got the evaluation CD & a…