Tagged: Linux

Disable WP-Cron in WordPress

What is WP-Cron? WP-Cron is the way that WordPress executes scheduled jobs that are added via wp_schedule_event() or one of its associated functions. First it’s a bit of a hack given the single threaded-ness...

Upgrade From MySQL to MariaDB on CentOS

Here is how you upgrade from MySQL 5.5+ to MariaDB 5.5, 5.6 or 10.0. After running MySQL 5.5 for a while and getting tired of not taking advantage of the features and performance enhancements,...

Convert From MyISAM to InnoDB Engine

If you ever have the need to convert a MySQL (or MariaDB) table from the MyISAM engine to the InnoDB engine, you can use the following script to get it done for an entire...

Change Interval in Munin With Existing RRD Data

The default settings for Munin will result in RRD files containing 5 minute intervals of data, or 300 seconds as it is stored internally. It is possible to change this interval by changing /etc/cron.d/munin....

Munin mysql_ suggest Cache::Cache Error

I was trying to set up the newer mysql_ plugin for Munin, but got the following error when using the “suggest” argument to determine how to link the file. The “fix” was to install...

Production Cron Tasks

Useful if you run scheduled tasks in production and want to leverage cron, via Orchestrate.io. The Gist shell script for cron_helper.sh is below. Production Cron Tasks was last modified April 9th, 2016 by Justin...