OpenShift PaaS Weekly Tips and Tricks - December 9, 2012
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Platform-as-a-service makes deploying applications to the cloud fast and easy. But, to get the most out of the OpenShift PaaS, it helps to stay abreast of the interesting technical issues plus their workarounds and solutions. We've made this easy with a weekly tips and tricks blog.
Heads up: There's a bug with the current version of pymongo
Here's the forum thread that covers the issue.Platform-as-a-service makes deploying applications to the cloud fast and easy. But, to get the most out of the OpenShift PaaS, it helps to stay abreast of the interesting technical issues plus their workarounds and solutions. We've made this easy with a weekly tips and tricks blog.
Tips on how to update postgresql.conf on PostgreSQL cartridge
Special thanks to @jcrossley for all the great tips! Here's a thread where he shows us how to modify postgresql.conf on a scaled app (on non-scalable apps, it's on the same/single gear). I didn't know it was possible - thanks!
Workarounds to sharing files on scalable apps
Thanks to @webadmin for posting a forum thread that goes over the issues of sharing uploaded files/themes/etc in the $OPENSHIFT_DATA_DIR on a scalable Wordpress app. We haven't implemented a solution yet. You will need to share data across gears using the database (sessions) or S3 - @fericean has implemented a cool photo sharing app using DIY+Go+MongoDB+S3. Thanks for sharing!!
Tips on how troubleshoot MongoDB connection issues
There has been an increase in the reports of MongoDB connection errors. If you are running into this, the forum thread has lots of tips on how to troubleshoot the errors.
Special thanks to all Community users who helped report these issues on IRC, Forums and the mailing list. Without you, we won't know what we have to fix nor how we can improve. So please keep the questions coming!!
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