There are many tools out there to make your web design job easier, and this includes creating charts and diagrams. I have listed below a nice selection of chart creators, graph makers, flowcart builders, and software to create diagrams. Enjoy and feel free to comment about tools / software that I might have missed.Read more
I run a CentOS server that contains a complete mirror of the CentOS repositories that we use for all our servers at work. This saves a lot of time/bandwidth as the local mirror syncs itself with the outside world once a day (around midnight) and all the local servers point at the local mirror for installs or updates. Well, we also have a lot of Ubuntu desktops so I wanted to use the same machine to also create a local Ubuntu repository. The tool of choice for this job is apt-mirror. I couldn’t find an RPM (and my initial attempt at downloading the source and building was missing some prerequisites and had issues) so I figured, why not use Ubuntu to create an Ubuntu repository.Read more
Sometimes it’s just amazing to see, which level of usability, legibility and visual appeal can be achieved using some basic design techniques. In fact, some talented web-developers manage to deliver powerful, functional and gorgeous web-design in “look-and-feel”-style, which is easy to use and nice to see.Read more
If you are a frequent user of transactional database feature in MySQL, you must be familiar with InnoDB storage engine. Along with BDB, InnoDB provides transaction safe database within MySQL environment.
Nobody wants bad thing happens although it often does. Sometimes, power outage or internal system malfunction or even human error makes the database crashed or corrupted. This article will provide steps taken to recover corrupted InnoDB database based on real crash course experience within *NIX environment.Read more