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Setting a remote key through ssh

One of the steps I find myself doing a lot is distributing round an ssh key so that I can login and use different machines automatically. To help in that process I created a small function in my bash profile script (acutally for me it’s in .bash_a…

Designing a Scalable Grid, part 2

The second part of the two part series on designing a scalable grid system is now available at developerWorks. This tutorial looks at the hardware of the individual nodes and then at operating system and application considerations. For example, I …

Understanding MySQL Internals

Sash Pachev has written a new guide on Understanding MySQL Internals for O’Reilly. I was one of the technical reviewers on this book and can tell you that it makes a good read if you want to understand more of what is going on under the hood in My…