You’ll eventually run into a client who has a crashed table in their database – this table will be pretty large – maybe even larger than the system’s default temporary directory (usually /tmp).
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You’ll need to import a database via command line from time to time – I’ll normally opt for this anyway. After seeing how easy it is, you’ll probably end up using the command line instead as well (instead of phpmyadmin, etc..).
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When you upgrade servers, you usually like to take things you paid for with you to your new one. This will show you how.
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The instant a Linux server is connected to a public network it starts getting hit by attackers. There are people out there running programs constantly against IP ranges and they’ve hit your server today a number of times. You need to lock down your ssh access – we’ll show you a couple ways to do this!
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