how to install Matomo on Centos7

Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a free and open source analytics platform. Here i will go through the installation and setup of full server on a Centos 7 machine.

Simple way

Simplest and quickest way is to run the installation script i have created here.

https://github.com/sjoulaei/install-matomo-centos

Please note that the script is not designed to handle all situations and produce errors etc. It is meant to be run on a fresh installation of Centos 7. It will install and configure all you need to run Matomo server.

This should take than 5 minutes to fully install the Matomo server.

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CVS to Git migration is more than just upgrading your tool

We have a project that has a long history. The first code in the repository committed in 1994. The source code hosted on a cvs server. I have started migrating the source code to git.

I have never used CVS in real life but from what I can gather, it is safe to say that it is a thing of past and no longer meets the requirements of modern era code management. So there is no point hanging on to it.

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How to install Graphite on Centos7

 Introduction

Original Source: Digital Ocean tutorial . Some updates made to fix some issues.

Monitoring systems receive and accumulate large amounts of data as they run. The longer a monitoring system runs, the more data it collects.

Most monitoring systems do not have the tools for long-term data analysis and storage. They’ll either keep every reading, which causes storage issues, or remove old data upon reaching a certain threshold, which prevents us from analysing our system performance over a long period of time.

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How to enable SSL on Bitbucket (Centos 7)

In this short tutorial i will go through how to enable SSL on Bitbucket on Centos 7.

Atlassian applications allow the use of SSL within range of their products, however Atlassian support doesn’t cover configuration of 3rd party software. Although there are many useful articles on Atlassian website on this subject, it is messy and hard to follow just one article from A to Z to especially for Centos 7 environment which doesn’t install latest required Apache web server by default.

There are few different ways to do this I will use Apache web server as reverse proxy server. Apache will serve as https server and Jira will stay on http.

You need to have Bitbucket installed and working to continue with this tutorial. If you haven’t yet got Bitbucket, you can do so by following my other post here: how to install Atlassian Bitbucket on Centos 7

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