Out of DiskSpace? Use Ducks | aplawrence.com

Posted on January 21, 2011 in How-to

I'm always looking for better ways to find the disk hogs... there are a ton of one liners and tools but this is the first time I've heard of "ducks". Thanks A.P!

Where has the space gone?

Although time consuming, the following procedure can be used to track down …

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Ten Essential Linux Admin Tools | Linux Magazine

Posted on September 27, 2010 in Experience

System Administrators SAs need a set of tools with which to manage their often unmanageable systems and environments. These ten essential Linux administration tools provide excellent support for the weary SA. Those listed aren’t your standard list of tools deemed essential by industry bystanders. These are tools that have …

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NGINX + PHP-FPM + APC = Awesome

Posted on September 20, 2010 in How-to, Interesting

Here is an excellent article on the merits, install and use of NGINX and PHP

NGINX + PHP-FPM + APC = Awesome

via NGINX + PHP-FPM + APC = Awesome.

HOW TO: Run Your Business Online with $10 and a Google Account

Posted on September 07, 2010 in How-to

Online infrastructure for your small business doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. By leveraging many of the free and inexpensive products offered by Google, you can create a website, a domain-branded e-mail system, and a document collaboration platform, all unified under one master login and password.

Once all …

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hitreCords Summer in the City show - NYC

Posted on August 28, 2010 in Interesting


Too bad wordpress won't let you post embedded videos... that's so 2007

MySQL: ibdata files do not shrink on database deletion [innodb] | Technology: Learn and Share

Posted on August 02, 2010 in How-to

A great discussion on a potential problem for database servers with limited drive space (life EC2 small instances). The best solution is in the comments section so be sure to read through.

One very interesting thing I noticed with MySQL was that if you delete a database, ibdata file doesn …

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www: the origin of the BLINK tag

Posted on July 07, 2010 in Interesting

A very interesting story of the origins of the BLINK tag.

The Origins of the <Blink> Tag

I am widely credited as the inventor of the tag.   For those of you who are relatively new to the Web, the tag is an HTML command that causes text to blink, and …

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How to Remove Addresses from the Entourage Address Cache - support.microsoft.com

Posted on June 30, 2010 in Fix-it

I haven't found much worth posting lately but this one has been a thorn in my side for some time. I find it equally as interesting that you need to jump through so many hoops in Entourage when the same issue in Outlook can be solved with one or two …

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Circuit Simulator Applet - falstad.com

Posted on February 23, 2010 in Experience

This is a very cool little app that I found after listening to Security Now Episode 233: Let's Design a Computer. Some of the basic circuits were hard to visualize and this app kind of brings them to life with animated current flow and some interactivity. For the podcast you'll …

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Get Vista and Samba to work - Code Monkey Business AU

Posted on February 11, 2010 in How-to

I used these instructions to get my Windows 7 clients to connect to my Mac 10.4 server.

Early adopters of Microsoft’s new Vista operating system may notice that it will not connect to Samba share folders out of the box. This will be a bit of a pain …

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