This is the second part of a guide on recovering MySQL data from a broken Raspberry Pi. Part 1: Rebuild the Raspberry Pi Part 2: Recover the MySQL data and restore to the new environment. With a newly functional Raspberry Pi, it was now time to try and recover MySQL […]
I have a Raspberry Pi 3 which serves solely as a MySQL server. It does have an important (production-esque) purpose but despite that… I didn’t have it backed up properly. Oops. So when it spectacularly died the other day, and, um… production things… stopped productioning… I worried a little. Well […]
Just saw an ad offering to help me block ads. There’s something prophetic about this. The ‘zero sum’ from the Matrix, if you will.
Conversation with my wife: Me: Have you got ads showing up in your Facebook Messenger conversations? Wife: No. Why? Me: Well, I’ve got one here… “Jan’s fitness studio” Wife (what she should have said): Well you could do with losing a few pounds. Wife (what she actually said): Well, you […]
I was talking the other day about routes to splitting a large SharePoint content database in to multiple chunks. I was aghast to find that my route – to restore a content DB, clear out unneeded stuff, then backup-SPSite the site collection and then restore-SPsite it to the target location […]
Let’s say, for example, that you’re doing something that takes a freaking age. You need a long-running process and want to fire and forget, but for analysis purposes, want to know how long it took (without sitting there for hours watching and waiting for it to complete.) The answer is […]