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Ever since Opsview officially announced the deprecation of Opsview Core, the Nagios based monitoring and alerting system we use for monitoring applications and services on all servers that we manage, we have been looking for alternative monitoring solutions.Last week, we started exploring  Prometheus, a newly released open...

Spirula’s CEO, Ahmed Mekkawy, took part in CTO Connect event, organized by Startup MENA, in Alexandria on Saturday June 6, at M3mal co-working space.  The event targeted entrepreneurs and geeks, on “how to do a better job of building and managing your techie startup”, providing...

Following an expansion strategy in Spirula’s business operations, we have consequently decided to expand our standard technical operations service hours to be 12 hours daily instead of only 8, covering from 8 am to 8 pm. This new approach will help us serve new customers...

Spirula Systems took part in Mushtarak’s opening in Dokki, Cairo. Mushtarak is Egypt’s first tech hub; a space for techies and geeks from different backgrounds, and with different interests, to network and collaborate, in order to come up with innovative ways to use technology to...

Today, Spirula Systems is 5 years old! Five years ago, Spirula Systems started with a vision of supporting and encouraging business decision makers in adopting Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), by offering high quality, reliable, and affordable services. The journey wasn’t easy, but we made it! We’re...

Gunicorn is a simple yet powerful python WSGI HTTP server, it supports some python frameworks natively. It has many features like server hooks, SSL support, multiple worker types, and integeration with Django and Paster. Gunicorn is a pre-fork model server, which means that a master process...

Passenger is one of the most popular application servers. It is not just limited to Ruby applications, but it also supports Python WSGI so it can run for example Flask and Bottle applications.Passenger I/O Model Passenger 4 uses the evented I/O model, just like Nginx. While...

We are glad to announce that Spirula Systems joined The Egyptian Information Telecommunications, Electronics & Software Alliance (EITESAL), which has over 300 companies in Egypt working in the areas of: Electronics, Telecommunications, Software, Training, System Integration, Content, Consultancy, Outsourcing and Call Center Services. We have...

InnoDB Buffer Pool InnoDB buffer pool is one of the most important options for improving InnoDB performance. InnoDB buffer pool is a space reserved in memory which is used to save data and indexes that are frequently accessed. When MySQL server receives a query, if the...