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Aug
14
comment If I send data to my computer using its public hostname, does it actually go over the internet?
So basically, "that's the last traceroute he'll ever run"
Jul
9
comment In memory key/value store using integer keys (not string hashes)
I guess that is true, I looked but I couldn't find one. However, storing a 32-bit key (~4 billion) is actually 4x smaller than a 128 bit MD5 (or 160 bit sha1) key hash. The values are either very small strings or integers themselves so they size of the key really does make a difference. Still, I guess I don't have much choice but to throw more RAM at it.
Jul
9
comment Database which only holds indexes and last X records in memory?
Redis comes the closest. If only they didn't keep the data in memory.
Jul
8
comment Database which only holds indexes and last X records in memory?
Scalaris looks nice, but it doesn't store data on disk so you would need a node network setup if you didn't want to lose your data.
Jul
8
comment Database which only holds indexes and last X records in memory?
The problem is that Redis requires the data to be stored in RAM also (or swap space). You cannot have a Redis database with more memory than RAM + Swap. It's the same problem that memcached has. I can't fit 2GB of data in a membase or redis database on a 256MB VPS.
Apr
29
comment Ubuntu - Execute multiple php files via command line
Your name is pretty slick, but I might have added "Some Totally Random Guy".
Mar
14
comment How do you install “extra” versions of backport packages in debian?
Looks like dotdeb has my back: dotdeb.org/2011/03/12/nginx-now-on-dotdeb
Mar
14
comment How do you install “extra” versions of backport packages in debian?
Hmmm, that would explain it. I just assumed they existed because the install page lists squeeze as the current repo and sid is where the packages are.
Mar
7
comment Is Postfix the same thing as Sendmail?
I would love to setup Exim if it is noticeably smaller - but there just isn't that much out there on it unless you already know what your doing.
Mar
7
comment Is Postfix the same thing as Sendmail?
Ok, so I can use most things that talk about requiring "sendmail" even though I have postfix setup because postfix has a mock-sendmail frontend script that handles everything. So my apps will never know it's not sendmail they are talking with.
Feb
28
comment Nginx - Change root directory based on server_name?
nginx.org/en/docs/http/server_names.html#regex_names
Feb
28
comment Nginx - Change root directory based on server_name?
hmmm... I guess that is the answer - but I have nginx 0.7.65 and that requires at least 0.8.25.
Feb
28
comment What are recommended SSH key settings?
What do you mean "Data encrypted ... with other key". Are you talking about creating two key pairs? One for login - and the other for data transfer? If so, how would you do that? I though that SSH just used one key. I don't think I need SSH 1.0 for anything so should I use 2048 DSA?
Feb
23
comment How to remove all Couchdb versions in Ubuntu 10.04 (server)? ( after multiple installs )
Is the number just reported incorrectly? I removed my 1.0.1 version but I can't seem to find (or stop) the 0.10.0 version.
Jan
25
comment Managing a shared SSH key?
I'm not quite understanding how that works. So would I have the private key on some server and then run that from each client OS I use to download the private key?
Jan
25
comment Managing a shared SSH key?
I don't use KDE or Gentoo. However, it seems that on OS X and linux I need to ssh-add before I start any SSH sessions and then on windows I need to start pageant so that putty uses the key that pageant has loaded.
Jan
23
comment Specify SSH Port for Git
fyi, if the server has a "bare" repo then the connection string would look more like ssh://git@github.com:22/asdf/asdf (without the .git)
Jan
8
comment Why should www.domain and mail.domain be used?
Thanks, can you explain more about multiple server spanning?
Jan
6
comment Postfix server configuration values explained?
Thank you very much! I'll look around for more postfix documentation files. So as long as the /etc/hostname is set to the domain name (i.e. example.com) then I can just leave mydomain and myhostname blank?
Jan
5
comment Why do some servers have so many processes running?
@Zoredache thanks, I didn't catch the cache/buffers thing the first time but 22MB is a lot better sounding than 90MB. And I am sure they are both 32bit Debian 5 installs.