Using apt-dater
  • Written by Brenton Strickler
  • March 20th, 2015
  • About Linux

Using apt-dater

I just found apt-dater while searching for a new remote package management system. I think I like it.

Amazon RDS MySQL Downsizing
  • Written by Brenton Strickler
  • January 13th, 2015
  • About AWS

Amazon RDS MySQL Downsizing

Amazon RDS does not allow allocated storage to be reduced. This makes sense to me, but I want to do it anyway. I’m working with an RDS multi-zone master and a read replica. Allocated storage space and IOPS can quickly get expensive. Before downsizing, I also want to compress a few large tables without maintenance downtime.

jQuery as a Bookmark
  • Written by Brenton Strickler
  • November 12th, 2013
  • About JavaScript

jQuery as a Bookmark

If you want to tinker with a site using jQuery in the developer console but it’s not loaded, you can load it from a bookmark. Set up this bookmark in your bookmark bar so that you have quick access to jQuery on any site in the $$ global variable.

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