MySQL fragmentation finder (mysqlfragfinder) is a script written by Phil Dufault that you can use to repair MyISAM and InnoDB tables. I just went through the process of converting all my databases over to InnoDB (on MariaDB)and was looking for a way to defrag and optimize my tables. mysqlfragfinder turned out to be what I need. Here’s how to download, install, and run the tool.
Canonical announces Ubuntu phone, a version of Ubuntu designed to power everything from entry-level handhelds to high-end superphones that double as PCs.
Two companies are hoping to unleash the power of Android apps, allowing you to run them on any platform. The companies intend to provide a host environment for the Android apps to run pretty much anywhere you want. Both companies products work a lot like Wine on Linux, which allows Windows programs to run inside Linux without installing Windows or using a virtual machine. [Read more…]
I’ve been a heavy Windows user my entire life. Sure, I’ve played with Linux but since as a profession I develop with Microsoft technologies I’ve always been tethered to the Windows world. I’ve been fortunate that something that was a hobby turned into something I could get paid to do. However, having your hobby as a job takes the hobby out of it!