[SysOps] MySQL and the mysterious case of the stopped replicaIt’s been a while since I’ve written about work, but this is one of those cases where someone might be scratching their heads for days as to what could be causing their issue. TL;DR, check every little thing your replica server does, down to the smallest...
[SysOps] Easily enabling maintenance pages on your puppet managed Nginx proxy
An article about setting up an Nginx reverse proxy to display a holding page when the presence of a file is detected.
[SysOps] Installing a High Availability Redis service on CentOS 6.X in Windows Azure
My guide to installing a Redis service in Windows Azure with high availability.
[SysOps] Connecting to an Azure Cloud Service instance with FreeRDP
A guide on how to connect to the virtual machines that host cloud services in Microsoft Windows Azure without using Microsoft’s own Remote Desktop client. Essential if you manage the platform on Linux based systems.