Tuesday, September 27, 2005

mySQL + Linux and kswapd

A few months ago we were told to turn off swap on our mysql servers. I just didn't feel right doing it, and I complained but I didn't come up with a compelling argument.
Now here it is


Linux VM sucks, even in 2.6 from RHEL 4. It just needs swap.

SO: put swap on the box and do.

echo 0 > /proc/sys/vm/swappiness

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Flickr Love

A Picture Share!
Originally uploaded by jspaw.
Love from the Flickr Fans

Monday, September 12, 2005

WOW Mage Info

Sticky post on Mage Guide

Post on AOE

I have a level 45 Mage so I think I am going to go to:
woodpaws in Feralas

But Post 36 Here seems to be the best place for quick XP:


Thursday, September 08, 2005

空 47

空 47
Originally uploaded by サンドロ の写真.
amsterdam is a tag that is very popular. Using intrestingness I was able to find a striking image.

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Hurricane Katrina Eye viewed from Hurricane Hunter

Hurricane Katrina eye. Human ingenuity in action.

I have a GOLD STAR!

I have a GOLD STAR!
Originally uploaded by Dathan.
Yes I work at Yahoo now. I have a Gold Star. I remember that in 1st grade my racist teach who use to hit me, Mrs. Oil, from my new jersey public elem. school said I would never amount to anything and will NEVER get a gold Star! Mrs Oil Up-Yours, Your WRONG Bitch!