Monthly Archives: March 2015


INTRODUCTION No one can deny that one of the most important and daily tasks for DBAs is performing backup and restore operations, we’re not required to perform backup and restore operations only when we want to add new replication slave, when we want to implement disaster recovery procedures or when we want to prepare testing… Read More »


It’s not usual to find an easy source on how to setup MySQL replication, I thought it might be useful at least for the beginners to write a direct and simple howto blog on setting up Master/Slave replication in MySQL using the classic method (binary log information). Check out my post GTID In Action for… Read More »

Install OpenVAS 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

Get started with OpenVAS version 7 with this straight forward installation guide. Ubuntu 14.04 is a LTS release meaning it is a good option for any server including an OpenVAS vulnerability scanning server. A nice change in the latest version of OpenVAS is the simplification of the structure. There are now four components that make… Read More »

Timing Details With cURL

cURL supports formatted output for the details of the request ( see the cURL manpagefor details, under “-w, –write-out <format>” ). For our purposes we’ll focus just on the timing details that are provided. Step one: create a new file, curl-format.txt, and paste in: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 n… Read More »