Yesterday I’ve upgraded one of my servers that is running on Ubuntu 18.04; since it’s reaching EOL it’s better to perform timely updates. While upgrading the OS, why not upgrade MariaDB, right? So, I’ve upgraded it to 10.6.12 and this morning realized that one of the sites has been ruined with messed up characters.
Category Archives: self-note
Backup plan for power outages!
Electricity is one of the fundamental things that ruin your day immediately when it’s absent. I feel like back in the stone ages, far away from civilization and completely useless. Since I live in a small town, it’s more annoying because power cuts happen quite often. In this post, I will try to share my …
We need a better OS
I think we need a better operating system. I’ve been using various operating systems in the last decade and still feeling there is a gap in the consumer operating system.
naming things is hard, product things are even harder
It’s been a quite long week for me. I wanted to launch my new product at the beginning of the week but it took more than I expected. (Of course, it’s the holiday season, and getting an email response from stakeholders can take longer. )
I’m Joining 10up
I’m excited to announce that, I will be joining 10up as a Senior Web Engineer on next Monday. (Oct, 7)
25 Years of PHP
Great talk by Rasmus Lerdorf. (especially the final part)
Today, I was working on shifting our object caching backend to Redis at NefisYemekTarifleri. And, it didn’t go well.
Sending HAProxy logs to Graylog
I just finished the setup of a brand new Graylog 3 server and wanted to share my configuration for sending HAProxy logs. I’m not digging into the server setup. It’s super simple; you can find out docker-compose configuration on the official docs. https://docs.graylog.org/en/3.0/pages/installation/docker.html
NYT Stats: Ramadan 2019
As a challenging part of working at the NefisYemekTarifleri.com, first three days Ramadan is the busiest time for us. We get max requests during that period. So, I just wanted to highlight some stats for taking note to myself and sharing some stats about WordPress at scale.
The Productive October
I’ve started to use rescuetime about a year ago and it helped me to improve productivity. Because you can’t improve what you don’t measure – Peter Drucker