Recently I was in search of some ways to speed up my SSH connections as I spend a lot of my days within the terminal. I came across this handy little gem which can help you connect faster to a server that you already have a connection to. There is a feature within OpenSSH called connection sharing and its really easy to enable, and requires no edits to the server. [Read more…] about Faster SSH connection to the same server
This is a topic that I revisit quite often, sometimes out of boredom and sometimes just out of a need to well revisit things. Over the years I have worked as a system admin for a few hosting companies and have noticed that not all sites fit well on a shared platform, or if they fit just don’t work as well as they could. My goal has always been to try to get a premium setup with out paying an arm and a leg for it.
Below I am going to cover a few things that I have researched(Don’t expect any hard numbers you will simply have to take my word on this or search Google for articles showing full comparisons/numbers), tested and implemented for Fauxzen.com. [Read more…] about Site performance and moving to the Cloud….
If you ever forget your OpenFire admin password you can simply go into the SQL Database and run the following command. Of course you want to change out “123456” to a password that you want
update ofUser set plainPassword=’123456′, encryptedPassword=NULL where username=’admin’;
Dealing with WordPress on almost a daily basis there seems to be a lot of issues revolving around the CPU load caused by WordPress. Working on the system administration side of things as well as having a love for WordPress I decided to post up some things that I have seen help with lowering the load of a WordPress install. I know there are a dozen or more of these exact articles out there already, but I figured I might as well post this in hopes that I can help where others have not been able to.
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