Compressing many files with Tar

Ever tried to compress many (hundreds of thousand) files with tar? With this command: tar -cf file_names.tar *.jpg i bet you will found error message like this: -bash: /bin/tar: Argument list too long

VIM Cheatsheet

Note: If you’re decent at vim and want your mind blown, check out Advanced Vim

I’ve compiled a list of essential vim commands that I use every day. I then give a few instructions on how to making vim as great as it should be, because it’s painful without configuration.

MySQL Replication Type

By default, master and slave servers assume that they are in the same time zone. If you are replicating between servers in different time zones, the time zone must be set on both master and slave.

RavenDB at a Glance Part 2

RavenDB is built to be a first-class citizen on the .NET platform offering developers the ability to easily extend and embed the database in their applications.

RavenDB at a Glance

Rethinking the database

When most people talk of a database, they mean a relational database. Relational databases have been the foundation of enterprise application for the past 30 years. First defined in June 1970 by Edgar Codd of IBM’s San Jose Research Laboratory, relational databases store data in now familiar tables made up of rows and columns.

kgraft to Patch Ubuntu Kernel without Reboot

It is simply how to allow kernel swap without needing reboot.

Article by: arges

New live kernel patching projects have hit LKML recently [1][2], and I’ve taken the opportunity to test drive kGraft with the Ubuntu kernel. This post documents how to get a sample patch working.

Upgrade CentOS kernel without Reboot using Ksplice

It is simply how to allow kernel swap without needing reboot.

Generally, all Linux distributions needs a scheduled reboot once to stay up to date with important kernel security updates. RHN (or other distro vendors) provides Linux kernel security updates.

Get the AWS EC2 instance metadata

Get the AWS EC2 instance metadata

Now you are ready to send the first commands to your EC2 linux instance. Let’s check the EC2 instance metadata by hitting a specific AWS node only available from within the instance itself.

Everything Entrepreneurs Should Know About Bookkeeping – Part 2

The question of whether or not you should do your own bookkeeping really comes down to a couple of things.

Bookkeeping is an extremely time consuming and tedious task. If you are in the early stages, you are most likely stretching yourself as it is–perhaps trying to manage your marketing, sales, PR, customer service, and inventory all at the same time. As a startup, we understand the “hustle” mentality.