And more wordpress and cloudflare issues

Oct. 26, 2011, 3:30 a.m. Cloudflare , Wordpress

So I blogged the other day about adding SSL to the Wordpress admin area for a site using the free version of Cloudfare. The solution that I adapted wasn't the perfect one - it leads to another issue - one of constant redirects. When you login to your admin area you are redirected to the wp-login.php ...

CSE is Heading in the Right Direction at Last

Oct. 18, 2011, 7:31 a.m. cse , October Curse

"Market’s rapid slide threatens to make the month year's worst ever with Rs. 116 b wiped off in value already ASI 24 points short of sinking to 2011’s lowest level Analysts say institutional and retail investors need to be optimistic and return to market on a buying mood" ...

Percona a Drop in Replacement for MySQL

Oct. 14, 2011, 1 p.m. cloud , Couch , mysql , nosql , Percona , Postgres

I have a love hate relationship with MySQL. I first discovered and fell in love with it around twelve years ago. I didn't mind that it didn't have stored procedures and sub queries. My first disappointment was when MySQL announced changes to their client license terms around eight years back. Disill ...

Goodbye

Oct. 13, 2011, 1:27 p.m. C

#include <stdio.h>main(){ printf("Goodbye, Dennis Ritchie");} ...

Cloudflare and Wordpress Admin

Oct. 8, 2011, 12:44 p.m. Centos , cloud , Wordpress

After suffering three site outages in as many days, I decided to wring in a few changes. One of them being adapting Cloudflare. Setting up Cloudflare is so rediculously easy, you don't even need to be a geek. It doesn't really speed up this site because Amazon AWS already is pretty quick. My intenti ...

Program mode requires special privileges, e.g., root or TrustedUser.

Oct. 6, 2011, 2:20 p.m. Centos , cloud , qmail

One of the residuals of the server outage is that the feedback form on this site stopped working even after restoration. That was caused by the ditching of the old CentOS (5.4) Amazon Machine Image in favour of a CentOS  (5.6) AMI when the PHP mail funciton is invoked it results in the following err ...