MySQL Performance Tuning: Tips, Scripts and Tools

With MySQL, common configuration mistakes can create severe performance problems. If you misconfigure just one of the many config parameters, it can cripple performance. Of course, the performance of MySQL is often tied to the efficiency of your MySQL queries. It’s essential to ensure that your performance issues are not due to poorly written MySQL […]

90 Linux Commands frequently used by Linux Sysadmins (updated to 100+)

If you are interested in Linux commands frequently used by Linux sysadmins and power users, I’ve published this five-part series with over 90 update: 100+ Linux commands with links to each of the five articles in this series – click on each subheading. This list covers popular Linux commands used by sysadmins and power users. […]

Disable cron emails (solution)

This article lists three common methods to disable cron emails and another solution to send emails only when errors occur. Cron is a daemon that executes scheduled commands. More specifically, the software utility cron is a time-based job scheduler for Unix-like operating systems like Linux. You can use cron to set up jobs to run […]

60 Linux Networking commands and scripts

Recently, I wanted to test network throughput via command line with at least 3 tools. For the life of me, I could not remember iperf. Not being able to remember previously used command line tools is frustrating and something we can all relate to. So I created a go-to list of network tools for myself. […]

Linux benchmark scripts and tools

This list of Linux benchmark scripts and tools should prove helpful for quick performance checks of CPU, storage, memory, and network on Linux servers and VPS. Check each script before running from the command line. Most of these scripts will benchmark the CPU, memory, storage, and network. In most cases, the CPU Model, frequency, and […]

Listen to Pandora Free without the Ads – Pianobar

Website: GitHub: To install, there are community-provided packages available for most Linux distributions. Search your distribution’s package manager. For Arch Linux you can simply use pacman or packer: sudo pacman -S pianobar Then launch it by typing: pianobar …Done!

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