SSH Tunneling: Access network restricted services from local machine

Like I always to run my database server on the loopback device or on the private network. But sometimes I feel a strong urge to have access to the staging database from the local machine, be it for development o debugging purpose.

How to get human readable file size on Mac (/*BSD) terminal

Getting file size from OSX terminal is a pain. Actually it's a pain in all BSD variants. We normally use `ls -sh` on Linux derivatives. But this command on Mac doesn't return a human readable value.

How to personalize the fancy warning message of sudo

On that post I wrote about how to enable the warning message forever when using sudo. Now I'm going to write about how the change the warning message and personalize it on your own.

LEMP with and without PHP Accelerator (APC) - Benchmark

So thought to do something to speed it up. Along with the decision I went for hunting with the official PHP accelerator APC and varnish.

Insane price with insane performance, my first VPS from URPad

Ordered in the morning but couldn't make the payment cause I didn't have fund on my Paypal account. Later at afternoon I collected fund and made the payment. The VPS setup was instant with an automation process. I got both my payment confirmation and VPS information email at the same time.

How to keep the fancy warning message of sudo forever

You may have noticed the warning message while using sudo for the first time on Linux. I think it's fancy to keep the waring message not only for the first time but for all the time, and surely I like it.