So a while ago, I posted about MySQL Administrator. My favorite tool to access MySQL visually. In case you didn’t know, MySQL has been retired in favor of a newer tool. If you’re looking for MySQL GUI tools, you might want to take a look at MySQL Workbench. Advertisements MySQL Workbench lets you Develop, Model […]
This category consists of stuff related to my expertise with Systems Administration. I've been a Systems Administrator for Linux, Windows and other Operating Systems for the span of 10 - 12 years. I do this stuff for a living, but I also do it for fun and to learn. Consulting on technology for different clients across any industry is part of my job and from time to time I'll share some of those experiences with you. You'll probably find posts related to MySQL, Linux, WordPress, Servers, Command line stuff, and really geeky topics. If you're used to some of the other more fun sections on my site, this is very different.
If you want the benefits of sychnronizing your files across many computers, but don’t want to use a public service, you should give unison a try. It might be just what you’re looking for.
Reality check Part of your job as a System Administrator or Website administrator is to ensure the work you do is safe from attacks and vulnerabilities. Remember that movie where Michael Moore goes around in Canada trying to open doors because he heard that people there don’t lock their doors? Do you remember what happened? […]
I’ve found one of the gems of the Open Source world, if you’re looking for a competitive and feature rich router, you should consider Vyatta. Recently I installed it and configured to be my home router. Its also worth mentioning that even though you don’t need much for your home network, Vyatta can also […]
If you’re using your own server to run WordPress and you’re using the WP Super Cache plugin to help with performance, you might see this warning at the top of your pages in the WordPress Dashboard: Advertisements mod_headers – Required to set caching information on supercache pages. IE7 users will see old pages without this […]
Interesting article about Open-Source licensing, Google, and Apache. An enlightening article, although it could use a little more information about some of the key points.
…because of Google's open-source licensing, "others can use our software as a base for their own products if we fail to innovate adequately." True. Google is clearly betting on its ability to innovate fast, which is incidentally also the very thing that makes the prospect of seeing its code forked so remote.