Linux Server configuration best practices

Most of the time, beginners in Linux get confused about the things they need to consider while installing and configuring Linux server for deployments.

During Installation

  1. Opt for hardware raid. If not you can go for software raid.
  2. If possible configure Hardware raid 10. If not you can configure hardware raid 5 orĀ  raid 1.
  3. Except boot partition, please configure LVM for every partitions.
  4. Make swap double of physical RAM size for less than 4GB and same as physical RAM for more than 4GB

After we install and configure servers, Please be aware of doing following tasks. Continue reading Linux Server configuration best practices