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Project - Storing and Analyzing Apache httpd Logs from Many Hosts

I’ve recently started casual work on a side-project to collect, store, and analyze apache logs from a bunch of servers - for the initial implementation, I’m looking to handle about 15M access_log lines per day (that works out to 173 lines/second assuming an even distribution, which there certainly ...

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CVS to SVN to Git

Thanks to some new interest, I’ve decided to resurrect an old project of mine, PHP EMS Tools. It’s a web-based tool for small emergency services organizations, mainly aimed at volunteer EMS/ambulance providers. The tool handles roster tracking, scheduling, equipment maintenance and checks, and a bunch of other ...

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New web server, WP optimization

Tonight, more or less on a whim, I moved my blog from my older (dual 1GHz Pentium III Coppermine, 1GB RAM, 10k RPM SCSI disks, Compaq Proliant DL360 G1, OpenSuSE 10.2 32-bit) web server to my newer one (dual 1.4GHz Pentium III, 2GB RAM, 10k RPM SCSI disks ...

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Project Announcement - PHPsa

So, here’s the “official” scoop on the new project that I’m planning/starting to work on. I’m calling it PHPsa for now, and it’s going to (hopefully) be an integrated dashboard/portal for SysAdmins. While there are a number of tools that fit into this general ...

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DNS Move

Yesterday I finally began moving DNS for my sites from GoDaddy to my own in-house system of master/slave BIND9. While both DNS servers are currently at the same location and on the same WAN connection (heck, they’re beind the same router, too), so is all of the rest ...

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New Projects

In terms of ongoing projects, I should be updating RackMan sometime soon, and also adding the demo site.

I’ve begun to move DNS for all of my domains in-house, mostly because since everything is behind NAT, it’s a real pain to manage DNS entries in two places (one ...

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