Archive for the 'Linux' Category
Did I tell you about Sequel Pro? You can use it to connect to your local MAMP and also to remote LAMP mysql servers (via SSH). Why is this so awesome? Well, not only is it 100 times faster than that phpMyAdmin, but you can edit your DB super easily, like a spreadsheet. It is [...]
Back ups are important. Like brushing your teeth, it’s something you should do routinely. And, as you’d brush before important events, like going out on a date, so should you too backup before upgrading software. I’m going to show you how to use phpMyAdmin to back up and restore MySQL databases. In my next post, [...]
I’ve been working with the firm JMA Consulting for a good number of months now. The firm does a lot of work for non-profits in the areas of citizen engagement and relationship management. They do a lot of work for the Ontario NDP, and organizations in the environmental and educational fields too. I’ve been doing [...]
I’ve recently started using Rimuhosting’s VPS services. The server is running CentOS 5 and bundled with a bunch of goodies. A VPS offers more control, but is also more susceptible to hacking attempts, and requires a bit of preventative medicine. This is just a log of my experiences setting up a more secure environment.