Performance monitoring with Sysdig

The Sysdig software seems highly geared towards containers like Docker but it works just as well on bare metal. The software is scriptable much like dtrace is. In order to work with this utility we must first install it. Download the following playbook, set the correct IP address in the…

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New multi-rotor

My new jankily built quad copter. I plan on tidying up the wiring eventually now that I have all the parts I like but since Lorraine and I are moving to Huston, Texas next week that will have to wait. Specs: FC: Naze 32 afro RX: Spektrum AR6200 VTX: ImmersionRC…

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Memcached and WordPress

Increase your caching game with memcached on WordPress. We’ll be using the LEMP stack setup in https://blog.donthurt.us/2017/02/13/new-vps-setup/. Install the memcached service and PHP extension: yum install -y memcached php70u-pecl-memcached Enable and start the memcached service: systemctl enable memcached systemctl start memcached Reload the PHP-FPM and Nginx services: systemctl restart php-fpm…

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