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Aug/18

Ubuntu to Alpine Docker Images

I did a quick test and switched the base OS in a docker image which I use for backing up MySQL database and the size difference is amazing! Going from Ubuntu 18:04 to Alpine latest (version) means the combined OS … Continue reading

4

Jun/18

Securing HAProxy Headers

Overview https://securityheaders.io will give a score of how well placed the HTTP headers are on a site ranging from A+ to F (not sure what the R rating is for). Headers are a powerful meta (invisible to the naked eye) … Continue reading

7

May/18

Cannot load from mysql.proc. The table is probably corrupted

I was trying to update accounts in MySQL and got the following error message: Cannot load from mysql.proc. The table is probably corrupted A little bit scary if my data was corrupted. Turns out there is an upgrade command which … Continue reading

5

Dec/16

Post MySQL Install

After installing MySQL you can run the below command to secure your install: sudo mysql_secure_installation The script will ask a bunch of questions and act accordingly so it is only as secure as you want it to be but it … Continue reading

4

Apr/16

Dockerising WordPress

Overview Container software has really picked up in popularity in part thanks to Docker and the concept is great. So much so I wanted to try it on my blog. Topology My setup consisted of a single instance on DigitalOcean … Continue reading

22

Feb/16

Migrating From Ubuntu 14.04 To 16.04

Overview I have written migration plans for Ubuntu upgrades before. What makes it different this time is the hybrid Docker containers that I have used in places and the support for virtual IP (VIP) in Digital Ocean, my current hosting … Continue reading

4

Jan/16

Git Submodule v.s Subtree

Overview Incorporating libraries that are separately version controlled but requiring it as a dependency can be done in git but there are different ways of doing it. As an example I have used Git’s submodule and subtree. I started with … 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