Jason | 8th October 2014
WordPress 4.0, Direct Access To The MySQL Database Recently I needed to gain access to a hacked WordPress installation. I didn’t have any usernames or passwords for the dashboard. Here’s a manual way that I used to create a user account, which sysadmins may find useful. Hang on; if you’re a hacker, stop reading, go […]
Jason | 21st July 2013
MySQL terminal We are going to create a new database, user and password and grant that user access to the new database. Let’s first login to MySQL in the terminal. 1$ mysql -uadmin -ppassword Hit return and that will log you in, provided your credentials are valid! Note that there is no gap after the […]
Jason | 24th June 2013
MySQL 5.1.69 Modern web applications place a massive load on the database. I’ve been working extensively with Magento lately and the demand on the database is enormous. We could argue all day about which language is easier on the database in terms of access routines and read/write cycles. Ruby (Sinatra)? Regardless of the application’s structure, […]
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