Linux

June 30, 2014

IPTables Firewall Settings for Couchbase DB and Couchbase Mobile Sync_gateway

It is all too common for people to just turn off IPtables instead of actually figuring out what ports to open. I have to admit I have done it myself. Well we need to stop that. IPtables is our friend, really. To that end, here is the body of a script you can use to configure IPtables.

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March 6, 2014

Often Overlooked Linux OS Tweaks

There are two simple linux OS level settings that people seem to be overlooking setting correctly on their production systems I have seen. These are documented elsewhere, but they keep coming up and seems like they need some quick review here. It is not like these are some super secret setting or magic bullet performance fixing items necessarily, but they are things that in a production Couchbase DB should be set correctly as below and incorporated into whatever system/process you use to bootstrap the nodes you use for Couchbase.

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