Monthly Archives: October 2012

DKIM + MailMan = Trouble

I have a couple of mail lists running on a virtual Linux box. I set them up a while ago and they kept on running for couple of years until a thing called DKIM came in through the cat door … Continue reading

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Memory running low on SQL Server

Looking at performance counters for a SQL Server, I noticed that the Page Life Expectancy (PLE) counter was very low for this server. A quick description of PLE is how long data is stored in the memory of SQL Server … Continue reading

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New MySQL database

Here is the syntax for creating a new db in MySQL with a login and full permissions for that user. Perfect for setting up that L.A.M.P. :-) CREATE DATABASE verity_db; CREATE USER ‘verity_user’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’; GRANT ALL ON verity_db.* … Continue reading

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