OpenSSL Security Updates – Severity: High

A new set of security updates for OpenSSL were just released this morning to address various security vulnerabilities, some of which are considered to be “high” severity. Please update as soon as possible. To update keep an eye open for Linux distro updates via package managers such as yum, apt-get, etc. Control panel updates for cPanel and others will be released over […]

TrueAbility Linux Showdown 8

Want to flex your scripting skills? Also want a chance to win awesome prizes?  If so, you should compete in Linux Showdown 8: “The Assembler” that TrueAbility is hosting! TrueAbility was built with tech professionals in mind and has a vast community of Linux members. Everything from Linux challenges and self-assessments, to blog posts and […]

My.cnf tuning – Avoid this common pitfall!

Disclaimer: The article below does not contain any new or ground breaking my.cnf advice, but rather is a reminder of MySQL’s very own guidelines and recommendations. That said, be careful and don’t rewrite your entire my.cnf at once. It took me some time to decide the title for this article. MariaDB has been fast replacing MySQL as a growing number […]

Raspberry Pi 2 Overclock

Some of you may remember my old overclocking post for Raspberry Pi. I’m still obsessed with performance. So this post seeks to overclock the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Squeezing out some extra performance without compromising stability. It’s highly recommended that you use a capable power supply with 2 amps or better. I recommend something like is this dual […]

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