7

Sep/17

Off-Site Backup Part 2 – Security

Overview The second part to off site backup goes into the tools. For the concept and background to this please see  Physical First consideration was security. You have to remember the physical and logical security required. For starters the place … Continue reading

7

Nov/16

Why Backup?

Overview I hope people don’t need a reason to backup so this is my view on the subject. So many things are stored digitally nowadays from messages to photos but how many of them are irreplaceable? I fear for losing … Continue reading

23

Nov/15

MySQL Workbench Error Code 7

Overview On Windows, I was getting the following error trying to take a database dump to file: mysqldump: [ERROR] unknown variable ‘delayed-insert=FALSE’ Operation failed with exitcode 7 At the time I was using Workbench 6.3.5. Temporary Fix Edit the file … Continue reading

24

Mar/14

Preparing For Ubuntu 14.04

Overview With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS coming up I thought it would be fitting to discuss my plans for upgrading. My current setup has 1 computer running 12.04 LTS and it has been running relatively well except for the first few … Continue reading

11

Nov/13

Continuous Local Backup

Overview Currently I have off site backup which occur usually on a monthly basis but had no solution for a daily or even weekly backup. Concept The idea of a daily or weekly backup was not new. It allowed for … Continue reading

21

Oct/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 4 – Maintenance And Scale

Overview It’s been over a full three months of running of AWS IaaS and with two consecutive months remaining largely the same deployment. (I’ll get to the third month later). Cost As you can see I’m on the free tier … Continue reading

28

Sep/11

SpiderOak Mini Review

Overview I was looking for a replacement to Dropbox after the EULA / T&C changes and found SpiderOak to be a very attractive alternative. It’s a backup and folder sharing / sync software which runs on all 3 major platforms … Continue reading

24

Oct/08

WordPress 2.6.3 Upgrade

Just upgraded the WordPress engine to the latest release. I found this upgrade to be harder than other times because I am not on my main computer and nor am I on the local network where my server is located. … Continue reading