Day: January 29, 2010

Backups

I just wanted to spend a few moments talking about backups. I just finished an email to a client who had 3 major databases crash because of Innodb issues which corrupted the tables beyond repair. I went to restore them and found the daily backup corrupted also. usually, there are weekly and monthly backup enabled…


Linux Services

When starting your Linux server you may see services that are starting which may slow the boot process. i will show you how to enable/disable certain services and which ones are essential for your system. First, a few words about runlevels. Each runlevel has a different purpose. In most Linux distributions runlevels are organized as…