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By compiling PHP with mssql extension support one can have capability to connect to MS SQL server from a PHP Linux environment. For enabling mssql support in PHP we need FreeTDS installed and configured which is a set of Unix/Linux libraries that implement the TDS protocol. This post explains the steps for doing this, lets […]

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Riz Khan on March 21st, 2011

Linux has powerful set of shell commands using which you can almost achieve anything. Specially combining commands through pipes and redirection can make them more stronger. If you need to find the total file count in a directory in Linux ( CentOS / RHEL etc ) then you can do this using following command : […]

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Riz Khan on March 19th, 2011

Core dump is a memory or a storage dump which records the memory state of a computer program at specific instance when a program terminates abnormally. The abnormal termination of the program can be result of various reasons, however most OS are set to generate a core dump of memory state of the executable at […]

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Riz Khan on March 10th, 2011

fsck stands for File System Check and it is a disk repair utility used in Unix and Linux ┬ábased operating systems. Normally fsck is started automatically at boot time if some file system inconsistency is identified. However System Administrators can issue a manual fsck as well if they notice any issues on the running system. […]

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Riz Khan on February 27th, 2011

MySQL database server has tbe capability to use different database storage engines. The database storage engine is what actually do the work of storing and retrieving data from the underlying database tables. The storage engines work like a modular code which can be plugged into MySQL. Among the stroage enginers MyISAM is the one, used […]

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MySQL is one of most known and popular open source database engine. It helps application owners to run their applications or sites on a reliable platform in a cost affective way. I have been thinking from some time to do some write up on Mysql Optimization as I have found that many people keep running […]

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