I am sometimes asked about my naming convention for MySQL. A clear naming convention has been essential for me for years because it is sometimes years that pass before I have to revisit some database that I wrote or modified for a client.
So here it is...
Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 16:54
Using tar for full and incremental backups
There is a lot of confusion about tar when it is used for incremental backups. There are plenty of utilities that attempt to automate backup and restoration but often, in their attempts to make it simpler they make life harder.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 17:54
Password protecting a website folder
Sometimes you just need to do this directly. There are lots of utilities in server administration programs such as cpanel, plesk or virtualmin that will do this for you but if you have shell access here is the quick way.