So we’re now at Part 4 of the Openstack Lab series. In the prior posts, I discussed selecting hardware, the thought process behind why I selected what I did and how I’ve started to prep the environment. I’m basically writing this post in conjunction with each step I’m taking as to take care to not […]
Solution to a common problem: Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/tmp/mysql.sock’ (2)
I get asked this question at least 3-4 times a week. How do you fix this problem? Clearly, it’s causing your application to die or cause errors. Here’s the solution generic “catch-all” solution to fixing this problem if you don’t know where the configuration is. There are two ways to fix this: 1. Link to […]
Migrating a Server to / from Amazon into Server Central, Linode or Any other VPS provider (or physical machine).
Update: For those of you who are looking for a drop-in replacement for Amazon, you should consider Server Central. I’ve had the pleasure of doing a very detailed performance study of various cloud providers (many of the enterprise providers) recently and the performance was nothing short of amazing. A special mention about their customer support. […]