Faster SSH connection to the same server

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.

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Site performance and moving to the Cloud….

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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 without 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.

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Cut back WordPress CPU Load on your server

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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MSI Wind Desktop

Since moving to my new place I have been trying to cut the power bill where ever I could. And one of the first things I figured could get trimmed out of the picture was my fileserver.
Since I can’t be with out a server, I ended up selling my old one and using that money towards the purchase of an MSI Wind PC Desktop.
The reasons I opted for the MSI Wind were as follows

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