Synology logoEnable gzip Compression in Synology DSM in Nginx

Enabling gzip compression for your website can be done in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM). HTTP traffic is already compressed with gzip as default. HTTPS protocol needs to be enabled explicitly. Synology DSM is doing it in an easy step without rebooting Synology NAS. Also, Synology DSM includes text/javascript and …

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Docker logoCron Scheduler with Docker Container in CentOS/RHEL 7

Using cron with the official CentOS Docker image requests activating systemd, keeping container running, and opening a Docker container in privileged mode. CentOS Docker Hub image includes the description of the setup which should be done to activate systemd and keep a container going. The missing is information how to …

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Virtualbox logoResize Disk in Oracle VM VirtualBox

Virtualization is flexible in terms of using resources. A virtual machine can be built with minimal assigned resources and later, they can be added when it's needed. Oracle VM VirtualBox allows allocation more space to an existing disk. This procedure is common for all virtualized operation systems. It's similar to …

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Centos logoExpand Logical Volume in CentOS/RHEL 7

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As Linux systems have root file systems on a logical volume, it can be used Logical Volume Management (LVM) to resize the volume. The exercise of logical volume expanding is completed in case of adding an extra disk to a physical system or having a pool of storage in a …

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Centos logoConvert MBR Partition into GPT in CentOS/RHEL 7

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Master Boot Record (MBR) partitioned disks are replaced with newer GUID Partition Table (GPT) standard but MBR is still used widely as a default format. GPT layout for the partition tables has a lot of benefits comparing with MBR one. Along with supporting significantly larger size of disks, it introduces …

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