As a reminder to myself so that I don’t have to Google it each and every time I need to work on a Windows Server (in other words, very seldom), there are three ways of adding comments into batch files… Continue Reading →
The other day we needed to pull data off a restored VM running an older LTS version of Ubuntu Server. My IT contact helpfully attached a small 500 MB drive to the VMware vSphere server and then left me to… Continue Reading →
If you find yourself stuck in the Windows Command line environment and have an itching desire to delete some of your folders, here is the command to do it: RMDIR. If like me you are one of the older guys… Continue Reading →
If your website can be logically split into a number of different functionalities, it makes sense to group those functionalities accordingly. In Zend terminology we are talking about modules, literally the folder splitting of logically grouped pieces of functionality. However, by default a generated Zend Framework project isn’t modular and to get the thing properly modularized, here’s what you have to do.
To generate an empty project shell using the Zend Framework is pretty easy thanks to the powerful zf command line utility.
To stop a MySQL server instance on an Ubuntu linux install via the command line is as simple as entering:
Backing up your MySQL database or generating a copy of it to shift around is quite a simple affair thanks to the powerful mysqldump command that ships with MySQL.
File archiving is a particularly simple affair and there are quite a few different archive algorithms to pick and choose from. GZip (.gz) has for long been associated with Linux as one of its main archiving algorithms and so today’s quick command line tip highlights how to quickly create a zipped file on your system.