Month: January 2010


Being Smart is all about Being Resourceful

The internet us the ability to not while keeping up the appearance that we do. Now that’s not to say that you should be a know it all, but you should definitely know how and where to get information if you need it. If you use a specific open source technology at work, then you …

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When To Use MySQL Cursor Classes In Python

I have been writing a lot of code that has been interacting with MySQL lately. Sometimes I find it easier to work the result set in a dictionary form and other times it is easier with an array. But in order to not break all your code, it is necessary to set a default cursor …

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List of Feedback Loops

This is the most comprehensive list of feedback loops that I have been able to find and put together. If there are others that you know of, please let me know and I’ll add them. The other item that should be noted is that some ISPs don’t have a feedback loop and just respond to …

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Mod-Security 2.5 by Magnus Mischel

Being a SysAdmin (as most of you who read this blog regularly know), I love to look at logs to solve problems. If there is an issue, the first thing I always do is look at the logs to see what went wrong. Even when I am writing programs, I build debugging in from the …

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MySQL Error 1033: Incorrect Information in File

If you’ve ever been plagued by an error 1033 issue in MySQL (replication will show it as well), then I might be able to help you out. The error reads something like, “Incorrect information in file: ‘./mydb/table.frm’. I classify this as another one of MySQLs cryptic error messages. Here is how I determined that this …

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