Troubleshooting is a difficult task. Just ask any IT professional or electrical engineer. But it doesn’t have to be that way! If you follow these 8 EASY steps, troubleshooting will become as painless as possible. Step One: Identify the Problem This is probably one of the most important steps in troubleshooting. If you can’t identify… Continue reading Stop Wasting Time Troubleshooting by Following These 8 EASY Steps
Recently, I found myself in a situation where the SSSD service on my Ubuntu server crashed. This was kind of an issue because it meant that all authentication requests were denied. It took a call from an upset dev to figure out what the problem was and then I needed to login and manually restart… Continue reading Automating Restart of SSSD Service on Ubuntu
I have a secret to tell you, as a DevOps engineer I don’t write a lot of code, in fact I write hardly any at all these days. I’m only interested in using code to solve problems. In the real world we get paid to solve problems and we will use any tool, methodology, or… Continue reading The New Era of Development: The No Code Movement
The way applications are designed is about to change drastically. Kubernetes has been changing the way in which companies deploy and scale their apps, leading to a new era of distributed computing. In this blog post, we will discuss how Kubernetes will change the future of application design and what it means for businesses today.… Continue reading Kubernetes and the Future of Applications
Terraform IAC is a cloud-based program that allows you to create, edit, and delete infrastructure as code. Terraform enables developers to write declarative configuration files in HCL (Hashicorp Configuration Language). These declarative configurations can be applied by Terraform using the terraform apply command which will build or modify resources automatically based on the configuration. This… Continue reading The Basics of Terraform IAC
Download and install HeidiSQL (should also work with any of your favorite MySQL clients) Connect to your database and use these queries in the query panel select * from wp_users UPDATE wp_users SET user_pass=MD5(‘123456′) WHERE user_login=’me’; Don’t have an admin user account do this instead to create a new one: INSERT INTO wp_users (ID, user_login,… Continue reading Resetting WordPress Admin User via HeidiSQL
So you have made a mistake like eating last nights left of curry and now you are regretting it, unfortunately you can’t take that one back but thankfully with Git you can get back to a state of sanity, ready? Here we go! Undo Your Last Commit $ git reset –soft HEAD~1 git reset will… Continue reading How can I undo the last Git commit?
Shortcut to install: copy the line below and paste it into your terminal and you should be ready to go. curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wp-cli/builds/gh-pages/phar/wp-cli.phar && chmod +x wp-cli.phar && sudo mv wp-cli.phar /usr/local/bin/wp See more videos on WP-CLI How to Export WordPress Database with WP-CLI