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mycli: Awesome MySQL/MariaDB mysql client with auto-completion and syntax highlighting

I already wrote about auto-completion in the MySQL/MaiaDB command-line client using an auto-rehash feature. Recently I found out a new tool called mycli. It is a command line interface for MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. This tool is written in Python. You need to use pip command to install it on […]

15 Useful Linux and Unix Tape Managements Commands For Sysadmins

Tape devices should be used on a regular basis only for archiving files or for transferring data from one server to another. Usually, tape devices are all hooked up to Unix boxes, and controlled with mt or mtx. You must backup all data to both disks (may be in the cloud) and the tape device. […]

A massive DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack against a popular cloud-based DNS provider Dyn.COM took down major websites. The DYN.COM confirmed it on twitter: We are aware of the ongoing service interruption of our Managed DNS network. For more information visit our status page. — Dyn (@Dyn) October 21, 2016 Following sites are having issues due […]

#NEW PROVIDER# NFPHosting 1GB OPENVZ starting at $12/yr VPS Offer /  asia-optimized route

  NFPHosting.  They were founded back in 2006, their WHOIS is public, and you can find their ToS/Legal Docs here. They accept PayPal, Credit Cards, and Bitcoin. As they say  their location is in Los Angeles we are able to provide good connection to mainland China. their datacenter also optimizes those routes. More about the company:  “NFPHosting.com was […]

#NEW PROVIDER# HiFormance $36/year Exclusive KVM Offer

#NEW PROVIDER# HiFormance $36/year Exclusive KVM Offer

Hello everyone! Today we have another new provider to feature – HiFormance.com.  They’re an extremely young company and are currently in the process of registering as an LLC, but their WHOIS is public, you can see their Privacy Policy here, their SLA here, and their ToS here. They currently accept Credit Cards and PayPal as payment method. As a special bonus, the […]

Amazon AWS Route 53 GEO DNS Configurations

Amazon AWS Route 53 GEO DNS Configurations

You can send visitors to different servers based on country of their IP address using Amazon Route 53 cloud based dns server. For example, if you have a server in Amsterdam, a server in America, and a server in Singapore, then you can easily route traffic for visitors in Europe to the Amsterdam server, people […]

How to protects Linux and Unix machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard

Oops! I did it again. I thought I was logged into my home server. Turns out I rebooted the db server. Another my not so favorite is typing “shutdown -h 0” into the wrong terminal. I know a few people who have admitted to doing that here. My anger that can’t be contained Is there […]

#New Specials# ZXHost –  KVM VPS with NVMe SSD – 2GB RAM only $48/Year

ZXHost LTD is a registered company in England & Wales (10108543) and VAT Registered (GB206557217). They have some new released special’s after a demand for SSD Storage. NVMe Features – Multiple VM’s of the same type can be combined into a single larger VM (Please state on order form) – Extra storage can be provided via […]