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MOSSCON 2013 was lots of fun

I had a great time attending and presenting at moscon. May 18 – 19, 2013 | University of Louisville | Louisville, Kentucky I know it was a lot of work for the people who set it up, but you did a great job and I look forward to attending again in another year. (if I present again next time, my slides will be more readable, I promise…)

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MySQL Master/Slave Replication Monitoring PHP Script

I’m a bit proud of myself on this one… I setup a simple, but clean and configurable, MySQL Master/Slave Replication Monitoring PHP Script: (docs) It’s Open Source and free, I welcome comments, suggestions, and questions. I think this will be quite useful for anyone who is setting up a pair of MySQL servers as master/slave and want to be sure their replication works as it should.

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fanout, a super useful linux script if you manage multiple, similar servers

I love this fanout script for running the same command on multiple servers, just in case you’re interested: [root@199564-6 scripts]# fanout "$SERVERS" "cp /root/.ssh/authorized_keys /home/user/.ssh/"<br /> Starting root@db1<br /> Starting root@db2<br /> Starting root@nas<br /> Starting root@www1<br /> Starting root@www2<br /> Starting root@www3<br /> Fanout executing "cp /root/.ssh/authorized_keys /home/user/.ssh/"<br /> Start time Wed Dec 23 23:45:35 EST 2009 , End time Wed Dec 23 23:45:47 EST 2009<br /> ==== As root on db1 ====