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Reporting sizes of databases and tables in MySQL

Last updated: 15/02/2020

It's useful to know how much disk space individual tables or entire databases consume. Particularly if resources on the server are limited....

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Clearing all keys in a Redis cache

Last updated: 24/10/2019

The redis-cli command can be used to remove or clear all the entries on a redis instance. This utility is installed along with the Redis server....

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Adding colour to LS output

Last updated: 08/04/2019

By default the terminal in Mac OSX has colour turned off for the "ls" directory listing shell command....

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Installing fun plug and a rsync daemon on a DNS-320 NAS

Last updated: 23/11/2017

The rsync daemon can be enabled on the DNS-320 by using Fun_plug . This offers a faster method of performing backups than the built in SMB, FTP or AFP....

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