To be honest, it's rather straight-forward if you think about it.

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So many blogs are dynamic that updating a static one via Jenkins makes me feel like a hipster :p

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When using RabbitMQ you sometimes end up with queues you don't want or need anymore. Deleting them is thankfully a straight-forward process.

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AWS EC2 instances require passive FTP and that requires the public IP. Here's a way to configure FTP automatically at boot.

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When using Apache’s user authentication there is often a need to have a whitelist of IPs that can bypass it. This is a pretty straight-forward process but it can appear unintuitive as first.

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You don't always need to use a complicated hosting setup in order to handle high traffic levels.

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Often, when trying to ssh into Linux boxes, it can take over 30 seconds to log in or even see the login prompt. This is annoying (especially when running automated scripts) but solvable.

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A quick post on how to do a fundamental Linux system administration task.

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Figuring out how much memory a process is using can be tricky due to the way Linux does memory management. However, there is a simple way to solve the problem.

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Site speed matters. Google is now using page load times as a minor ranking factor, plus a lot of people will leave your site if pages take longer than 2 seconds to load. So what can be done?

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