Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Web Services

Posted on December 16, 2007 in General News

Amazon SimpleDB is a web service for running queries on structured data in real time. This service works in close conjunction with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), collectively providing the ability to store, process and …

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Systems Administration Help, Tutorials, and Articles -

Posted on December 01, 2007 in How-to

Administration Tutorials, Administration Articles

Using Rsync and SSH

Posted on December 01, 2007 in How-to

I like to backup some logging, mail, and configuration information sometimes on hosts across the network and Internet, and here is a way I have found to do it. You'll need these packages installed:
* rsync
* openssh
* cron (or vixie-cron …

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Working with PHP 5 in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard - Professional PHP

Posted on November 24, 2007 in How-to

Mac OS X is a great development platform for working with PHP. Leopard comes with Apache, PHP and many other development tools, such as subversion already installed. Leopard brings a much needed upgrade from Tigers tired PHP …

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Master Tutorial to Make Your Windows Super Fast

Posted on November 23, 2007 in How-to

This tutorial is meant for increasing the performance of Windows XP, either it can be a fresh installed windows or an old windows. Actually these r some tips/tricks, which I always apply whenever I do a fresh installation of windows. So here I’m sharing many of those tips-n-tricks …

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AutoArchive Exchange Account in Entourage -

Posted on November 21, 2007 in How-to

Move all e-mail older than 60 days from your Exchange account folders to archive folders within the "On My Computer" folder tree.

Download script


Save AutoArchive AppleScript to your Microsoft User Data folder: Entourage Script Menu Items.

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Time For A Grown-Up Server: Rails, Mongrel, Apache, Capistrano and You | codablog | Coda Hale

Posted on November 16, 2007 in How-to

More and more Rails developers are finding out that deploying a Rails application isn’t as simple as upload and rename; Rails apps work best when running all the time, and many Rails programmers are moving …

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Javablog » Apple OS X Leopard doesn’t have Java 6

Posted on November 16, 2007 in General News

And worse yet… if you installed the Java 6 beta release in Apple OS X Tiger, then when you upgrade Java won’t work at all! Read on if this has affected you…

The solution I used was to completely …

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Mac Mojo : How to open .docx on your Mac

Posted on November 16, 2007 in How-to

This is a stand-alone Macintosh application that converts .docx documents - that is, documents saved by Word 2007 for Windows in the Office Open XML file format - into rich text format RTF documents so that they can be automatically opened in either Word 2004 or Word v …

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Apache, mod_jk not serving tomcat

Posted on November 15, 2007 in How-to

I was trying to set up Apache mod_jk to serve up my jboss traffic without loadbalancing and I was running into the errors below. My machine is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4 with Apache2.

[Wed Nov 14 19:00:28 2007][27581:63168] [debug] do_shm_open::jk_shm.c …

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