Category: How tos

Improve your resume for better prospects

November 20, 2017

In this busy age where there are more applicants than available positions, it is important to stand out to get noticed by hiring managers. Your resume is your ‘first foot’ into being considered for a job, which is why it is so important. Most hiring managers/ recruiters prefer the resume to be brief, informative and […]

10 questions you should ask your interviewer

October 31, 2017

Whenever you attend any job interview, you will be given the opportunity by the interviewer to ask questions towards the end. Use this opportunity! This will increase your chances of getting the job. Candidates who do not have any questions, tend to miss the opportunity to understand the company and available job better. On the […]

Litebreeze improves user experience of slow video streaming!

August 22, 2017

Few months ago, a client approached us with below complaints from users. “Video is slow…” “Buffering…” “Taking too long to upload!” On the surface, these issues seemed network related. But a deeper analysis soon revealed multiple issues with many solutions. Let’s look at what was going on under the hood. The whole application, including video assets […]

MySQL tips and tricks

May 17, 2012

Fetch remote database How to import a remote database easily from command prompt in Windows. Since we can access databases remotely, you can use mysqldump from your windows machine to fetch the remote database. From command line: mysqldump -u USER –password=MYPASSWORD DATABASE_TO_DUMP -h HOST > backup.sql Checking the slowest queries on the server: SSH: mysqldumpslow […]

DNS troubleshooting

November 23, 2010

Trouble shooting DNS-related issues is a common challenge for web developers who may just have been exposed to challenges with code and databases before. If you set up domains on a dedicated server or a VPS for the first time and facing challenges the following will help. 1) Name servers are set for a domain […]

Useful Linux Commands

November 01, 2010

Using SSH to login to the Linux shell presents you with a range of very effective tools that you don t find in for example Windows. Here comes a list of convenient commands: Change directory: cd /home/username/www List content of directory: ll Show size of each directory in current directory: du -sh ./* Remove file […]