Speed Up Your Database Using MySQL Query Cache

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 ...

Tidy Your Workflow Using Git Branches And Squash

Git 1.7 Let’s paint a scenario. Our website has one main repo. Ok, ok, Git is a dCVS, we get it, just go with me on this: One main repo. ...

Clone A Git Repository Using A Non-Standard Port

Git 1.7, Cygwin, WAMP I love Cygwin. Ok, now thats out of the way. We want to clone our Git repository to the local machine. However, the savvy and security-conscious ...

The Short Story Of A Failed Web Request

  The story begins, as always, with the user. That old villain. Let us suppose that he has committed the inexcusable crime of clicking the submit button of a web ...

Magento Admin Routers 404 Error – The Ultimate Fix

Magento CE 1.7.0.2 Ultimate fix, you say? Well, after trying every Google result I could find and gaining an education on Alan Storm’s awesome blog, this is what worked for ...

Change Default FTP Port For VSFTP

CentOS 6, VSFTP In a bid to secure our server for a production environment, we need to secure FTP as a vital step. FTP is one of the least secure ...

Pre-Shared Keys For SSH Login Without A Password

CentOS 6, Mac OS X This article is an excerpt taken from Secure SSH on CentOS 6 And RHEL. If you’ve never used public and private keys before, you will ...

Git Pull & Push Using A Custom Port

CentOS 6, Git 1.7 This is a further addition to the article Secure SSH on CentOS 6 And RHEL. By default, Git will try to connect to a remote host ...

Secure SSH on CentOS 6 And RHEL

CentOS 6 SSH is a very powerful tool. It puts you at the server terminal virtually and apart from pressing the power button, you can do just about anything else ...

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