Linux Ubuntu

Uncomplicated Firewall… be careful

Reading Time: < 1 minute If like me, you enjoy the simplicity of UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on your Ubuntu servers be careful when you turn it on. UFW doesn’t have any default rules to allow ssh inbound by default, if you aren’t careful when turning it on you could find yourself locked out, and if you don’t have direct console […]

Linux News

Microsoft and Linux working together!

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve been thrilled to see the recent collaboration between Microsoft and various Linux distributions. Everyone has seen the Microsoft <3 Linux headlines over the last few months, and I’ve been curious about how this relationship has been reciprocated by the Linux community. So I decided to ask Stephanie Wonderlick at Red Hat and Rebecca Cradick at […]

Linux MySQL Web Development

Backup a MySQL Database

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have a MySQL database working behind the scenes on your web site or app then creating and storing backup’s of that database can be vitally important to the operation of your business operations. A MySQL or MariaDB database uses the mysqldump command to create backups. The mysqldumpcommand outputs a file that contains SQL statements that […]