Month: July 2014

Using the MySQL Binary Log

MySQL Point in Time Recovery

Enabling and managing binary logging will make it more likely that you can recover your database to a specific point in time.  These point in time recoveries require proper backups as well as having your MySQL server instance configure for…

Killing Linux Processes

Killing Linux Processes with TERM Signals

From time to time, if you are a Linux Administrator, you will have to kill a linux process.  The linux kernel has at least 32 signals.  Amongst those 32, you may recognize some of the more common ones:  SIGTERM, SIGHUP,…