Open Query looking for new colleagues!

My colleagues and I are looking for extra talent – is that you? What we do:help clients prevent problems (rather than being the fire department), we work on a subscription basis although we also do some ad-hoc consulting, and training. Apart from MySQL/MariaDB query and DBA work, we do quite a bit of system administration. […]

6to4: Easing the IPv6 transition

With the exhaustion of IPv4 address space looming sometime in 2012; probably earlier rather than later, it makes sense to ease on into IPv6 land. ¬†Without straying into tunnel broking and endpoint shenanigans 6to4 is a method of wrapping up IPv6 inside of IPv4. 6to4 performs three functions: Allocates an IPv6 address block to any […]

libmemcached packages

Ronald Bradford last week posted about memcached not being multi-threaded on Ubuntu, something he discovered via some small utilities that are bundled with libmemcached, written by Brian Aker. When I noticed there were no Ubuntu packages for libmemcached (or the CLI tools) I decided to create some. For your enjoyment: http://ubuntu.cafuego.net/dists/jaunty-cafuego/memcached/ (Source debs are included) […]