One of the disadvantages that SmartVPSs or SmartServers have compared to traditional dedicated servers is that you can't stick an ASA5505 (or some other hardware firewall) in front of it for VPN connectivity.
Many times, customers are looking to have some sort of internal site that they don't want being visible to the outside world. So how can we accomplish something like this without a VPN? Read below the fold to find out.Tweet
As described in a previous article, Gluster is a good way to provide centralized storage for a load balanced cluster on Storm.
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