This article contains some rather random notes/information recorded while revising for the MySQL DBA II exam, these notes do not cover all topics in the exam.

I occasionally use a tool called iperf for bandwith testing, but when I need it, I struggle to remember the name, this post is to remind me. [[email protected]]$ iperf -c x.x.x.x ———————————————————— Client connecting to x.x.x.x, TCP port 5001 TCP…

There have been two deaths at Hayes and Harlington train station in two weeks. This prompted me to write this handy list of reasons not to jump in front of a train. It will probably make me late for work/dinner…

When you are forced to install a php module via pear/pecl, it will probably winge about autoconf despite it being installed. The error is confusing, the actual problem is that it creates a script in /tmp and attempts to execute…

LPI-1 Revision

This article is not a complete guide, it contains random notes from my revision for LPIC-1.