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 Fix MacOSX Yosemite 10.10 Memory Leaks via SMC and PRAM Resets

Author: , January 4th, 2018

I was running out of memory constantly on Yosemite 10.10.5 and found the following article: https://discussions.apple.com/message/26929324?start=555&tstart=0 Edited and reposted without permission below… Disconnect any external or secondary monitors, if any is present. The video memory allocation leak can also happen if you have a system with an integrated card, like Intel, with no external monitors […]

How To Increase WordPress Memory After PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

Author: , February 13th, 2017

PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 277644940 bytes) in /volumes/data/customer/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/searchwp/vendor/pdfparser/vendor/smalot/pdfparser/src/Smalot/PdfParser/Parser.php on line 72, referer: http://dev.thecustomer.com/index.php?swpnonce=1387006674.5392169952592578125000 To increase the PHP memory limit to 256MB, edit wp-config.php and add the following just before the line that says “That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging.”:

How To Clear Inactive Memory in MacOSX

Author: , August 9th, 2013

Open Terminal and run the purge command, located in /usr/bin/. Note: You may need to have XCode Developer Tools installed in order to use the purge command. YMMV… As per Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1342 Inactive Memory: This information is in RAM but it is not actively being used, it was recently used. For example, if you’ve been […]

How To Disable the Dynamic Memory Pager in MacOSX

Author: , September 14th, 2012

To deactivate the dynamic pager: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.dynamic_pager.plist followed by a reboot. You can turn it on again with sudo launchctl load -wF /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.dynamic_pager.plist

How To Upgrade WordPress to 3.0.1

Author: , August 30th, 2010

Install the plugin “Memory-Bump” before starting the install