Linux Secrets

I’m in the process of moving, optimizing, and finding more efficient and space saving ways to use MySQL. This will document some of the tricks I am learning for my future reference. How to see how much diskspace a database is taking up SELECT table_schema AS “database”, SUM(data_length + index_length) / 1024 / 1024 AS …

Politicon 2018 Impressions

2018 Politicon in downtown Los Angeles would be best described as a depressing analysis of our current political climate. There were more Trump supporters than past Politicons, and they were exceeding vocal. Kathy Griffin threw out a couple of them because they were heckling. On the whole I would say the Trump people were given …

Heating and Cooling an Apartment

Unless you live somewhere like San Diego, a significant amount of your utility bills will go towards maintaining your living space at a comfortable temperature. There are ways to minimize these expenditures to help you save more money for or during your early retirement. The temperature in your house is determined entirely by the laws …