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AWS Quick Start

| 10 Aug 2014

My first look at Amazon Web Services / Amazon cloud. This is a quick start guide to setup a free hosting account on the Amazon Cloud.

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New Laptop Battery

| 24 Jun 2014

It was time for a new laptop battery

This time I went with a non official battery from amazon (EPC (UK) GRP LTD).

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Extending SNMP for Custom Values

| 23 Jun 2014

Extending SNMP for additional values for monitoring.

This can be useful for monitoring the amount of ram allocated to the userspace or user limits, or even the responce on a cronjob.

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Apache Directory Access

| 23 Jun 2014

locking down the apache access methods.

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Redhat Forum

| 23 Jun 2014

attended the red hat forum in blackffriars london.

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Linux Network Optimisation

| 11 Feb 2014

This article shows how to optimise linux for efficient networking. This benefits servers that require fast network throughput or high connection counts.

Including the linux tcp congestion algorithm.

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Linux IO Optimisation

| 11 Feb 2014

This article shows how to optimise linux for efficient IO. This benefits servers that log heavily or need to write to disk fast.

Including the linux disk scheduler and filesystem mount options.

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Penguins

| 01 Feb 2014

Penguins from Edinburgh Zoo :)

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Finaly Upgraded to an SSD

| 01 Feb 2014

I've finnaly invested in an ssd.

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Santa Dash 2013

| 12 Dec 2013

For the 2013 Santa Run. I'm running 5Km in a Santa Suit to raise money and awareness as cancer affects so many people in such a drastic way.

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