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Using Sysbench to Benchmark MySQL 5.7 Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - So, you want to see how many connections your database can take before it gives up? It's better to know ahead of time when you might expect performance issues than to wait until your service goes down. One of the most common tools around for performance testing is sysbench. I've used sysbench with MySQL 5.5 and 5.6 with no trouble. However, for this particular set of tests, I wanted to… Keep Reading...
Screen 202: Making Screen a Little More User Friendly Thursday, April 5, 2018 - By now you've learned the basics of using screen from my previous posts. You may be wondering how to keep track of what you have running in each of your screen sessions. With this post we'll show you how to add a little more context to screen that will allow you to more easily see what you've got running. As discussed in my Screen 101 article, to the list of running… Keep Reading...
Screen 201: 7 Ways to Change Your View When Using Screen Monday, March 26, 2018 - In a previous post I detailed the basic usage of GNU Screen. Below I will cover how to customize screen to make it easier to use and more convenient for you. If you’ve used screen at all you know out-of-the-box it can be a bit plain and quirky. In fact, it’s virtually impossible to distinguish a screen virtual terminal from your standard SSH or terminal window. Not to worry because there… Keep Reading...
Sysbench 1.x Fundamentals Monday, March 19, 2018 - Sysbench is the hammer frequently used to benchmark servers and services. Within the past year sysbench version 1 was released and with it came some syntax and usage changes. Unfortunately, there's not a lot of documentation out there for using Sysbench so I had to learn the hard way. The best way to learn more about Sysbench and how powerful it can be is to search through the issue log… Keep Reading...
Screen 101: Use Screen to Manage SSH Sessions Thursday, March 15, 2018 - If you’re not a Linux power-user then you probably have never heard of Screen, in fact, I would hazard to say most Linux users probably have never heard of this utility. You don’t need to be a Linux desktop user (I’m not) to find Screen useful. I typically use it when running a script that will take hours or days to complete and I can’t risk the script being killed… Keep Reading...
Using Cloud-Based AI Keyword Analysis for Text Optimization Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Recently I've seen a lot of discussion and debate about the use of Applicant Tracking Systems and how they parse resumes for keywords to try to determine if a candidate is a good fit for a job posting. Regardless of one's thoughts on the systems, for better or for worse, the reality is they are widely used today. Using public cloud-based artificial intelligence I was curious to see if you… Keep Reading...
Detecting Sentiment and Emotion in Text Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Recently I was thinking about how sentiment and emotion are reflected in written communication. Be that in copy for an e-commerce product page, a press release, a blog post, or the bio on your LinkedIn profile. Effective communication requires the receiver to accept your message with the same tone and sentiment you intended. Word choice and sentence structure can play a significant role in how your thoughts and received. Don't… Keep Reading...
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