What is the Best Way to Check the Health of a Tungsten Cluster Before a Switch?

Author: , June 26th, 2019

Latency-sensitive applications running in Java sometimes experience unacceptable delays under heavy I/O load. This blog discusses why this problem occurs and what to do about it for applications running Tungsten Clustering for MySQL.

How To Make Firefox Focus on the URL not Search in a New Tab

Author: , September 5th, 2017

Set browser.autofocus to false in about:config

How To Find the MySQL Config File

Author: , October 2nd, 2013

/usr/sbin/mysqld –verbose –help | grep -A 1 “Default options”

How To Force WordPress to Connect to the Database via TCP

Author: , October 2nd, 2013

wp-config.php

How To Keep SSH Alive In MacOSX Lion Terminal Sessions

Author: , May 24th, 2012

Apple’s 10.7 Lion, is NOT my favorite iteration of MacOSX. They continue to make the OS more Windows-like, which means they have started down that slippery slope… In Snow Leopard, I could have my ssh sessions running for weeks. In Lion, the ssh sessions time out with nasty errors, including “Write failed: Broken pipe”. After […]

Where To Find MySQL Sample my.cnf Configuration Files On Amazon Linux

Author: , February 9th, 2012

YMMV… /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.52

How To Configure MySQL For phpMyAdmin

Author: , July 29th, 2011

Securely, allow access ONLY from the local server NOT from the network

Insecurely, allow access via the network

With Table Creation SQL