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I am Josh, a Systems Engineer for Amazon.com. Prior to that I was Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer for Digital Fruition, LLC. I specialize in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware and more.

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Oct
9
revised Poor TCP performance, unsure of the cause
Added a bit more detail
Oct
9
comment Poor TCP performance, unsure of the cause
I've used tcpdump before to watch traffic over the wire, but how would I use it to troubleshoot performance? Also, forgive my ignorance, but what is PV?
Oct
8
asked Poor TCP performance, unsure of the cause
Sep
26
awarded  Self-Learner
Sep
25
comment Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?
Tigase and Speeqe sound promising!
Sep
25
comment VMWare Fusion: Bridged Network Using a Bonded NIC
Rats I was hoping one of those would work for you. I'll see if I can find anything else out.
Sep
25
comment Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?
With openfire Fastpath?
Sep
24
comment eAccelerator disk cache size
Really? Nobody knows? I guess I'll just write my own...
Sep
24
revised Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?
Fixed title so smart quotes work
Sep
24
asked Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?
Sep
23
revised VMWare Fusion: Bridged Network Using a Bonded NIC
Added an alternative solution
Sep
22
comment Your PHP MySQL library version 5.0.51a differs from your MySQL server version 5.1.38. This may cause unpredictable behavior
Now that's odd... If I have more ideas I'll let you know.
Sep
22
comment Apache mask on remote server to local server
I think it will always redirect if you have http[s]:// in the redirect URL.
Sep
21
answered VMWare Fusion: Bridged Network Using a Bonded NIC
Sep
21
comment Need to determine how php files are being rendered in a LAMP configuration (CGI, FastCGI, or mod-php)
Look for "AddModule php" in httpd.conf
Sep
21
answered What do these profiling results mean?
Sep
21
answered Your PHP MySQL library version 5.0.51a differs from your MySQL server version 5.1.38. This may cause unpredictable behavior
Sep
9
accepted mod_mem_cache serving the wrong content!
Sep
9
answered mod_mem_cache serving the wrong content!
Sep
2
comment On a modern system, will using disk compression give me better overall performance?
but it depends on what you're doing :-)