I recently finished building my NAS and I’m very happy with the overall performance results. The idea was to have a central box that allows me to save to a ZFS array all my development work, as well my media files. For added security, I’ve also setup a sync system with a remote server that allows me to instantly backup the development data to a remote server. Better to be safe than sorry. Unfortunately, the Windows NFS implementation was much more tedious compared to Linux one. …
I just purchased few XenForo licenses, to support my friends Kier and Mike with their great product.
I had the privilege to be on the Alpha team for a while, so I know how great this product is. I’m looking forward to the Gold release and I hope the new venture they started together will pay off for their hard work and dedication.
Special thanks to Evanescence, for the beautiful support logo.
Recently I had a client who needed a Searchlight install. I had to work with his admin who did not wanted to give me root access, because it was not included into support plan. In other words, they did not allowed anyone to edit anything into server. Since they failed to follow few basic instructions, my client convinced them to allow me take over the install, with root access. That is where I had the nice surprise that several basic functions were not installed. …
I had to play recently with the pcre-6.6-2.el5_1.7.x86_64.rpm, on one of my CentOS 5.5 64bits test servers. By default, the RPM does not have the Unicode option enabled and I wanted to test some additional features in PHP. In few words, I needed to rebuild the RPM with the