Compressed File Systems on Linux

March 23, 2010, 8:53 a.m. fuse

Perhaps the title should have been; 'the lack of a suitable compressed file system on linux'. A compressed file system in this case refers to a setup where the files are saved on the disk in a predefined compressed format (such as gzip or bzip2). When you read from those files they will be automatic ...

Mysql Sphinx Storage Engine

March 14, 2010, 6:22 a.m. search , voice

configure error: unknown plugin: sphinx ...

Centos 5.4 , PHP 5.3 and Harvard Referencing.

March 1, 2010, 11:45 a.m. Centos , cloud , deadinedue , virtualization

A couple of days back, we did an update to Deadlinedue, the Harvard reference generator, the moment the database was updated and the new code was put in place, PHP started segfaulting. It was time to decide whether to roll back or press forward. I chose the latter and it resulted in the site been of ...