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Why I use Plesk

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It seems like I have a conversation like this one at least once a week:

Forcing qmail to process e-mail in the queue

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Normally, qmail will be able to process the mail queue without any interaction from the system administrator, however, if you want to force it to process everything that is in the queue right now, you can do so:

Proposed MySQL DBA Screencasts

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After running the idea by some of my fellow technical folks, I’ve considered making an array of screencasts aimed to prepare people for the MySQL DBA exam.

sendmail: savemail panic

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If you see a large mail queue and your system’s I/O is increasing, you may find messages like these in your syslog:

Taking a couple of weeks off

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I’m going to take two weeks off from posting on RackerHacker and I’m going to put that time towards bringing the next version of boxcheck.