How To Restart a Galera Cluster in 4 Easy Steps

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On occasion, you may have the need to restart a Galera Cluster. This could be part of a maintenance procedure, system/node recovery after a power failure, or for another reason. Before proceeding, please take a backup of your database to prevent any potential data loss. Also, ensure that all your nodes have the same configuration … Read more

Trim Video For Your Instagram Story Video in 4 Simple Steps

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Instagram Reels is a feature that allows you to create and share short, engaging videos on the platform. Introduced as Instagram’s answer to the popularity of TikTok, Reels has quickly become a popular tool for brands, influencers, and regular users to showcase their creativity. One common query amongst users is how to trim the end … Read more

How to Deploy a Spring Boot Application to AWS, GCP, and Azure

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In this post, we will discuss how to deploy a Spring Boot application on three popular cloud platforms – AWS, GCP, and Azure. We will also compare and contrast their containerization services. Sure, here is a comparison table for the containerization services provided by AWS, GCP, and Azure: Criteria AWS GCP Azure Service Name Amazon … Read more

Deploy a Laravel Application on AWS EKS: A Step-By-Step Guide

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In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of running a Laravel project on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) provides a range of benefits over self-managed Kubernetes, making it an attractive choice for businesses. EKS eliminates the complexity of setting up, operating, and maintaining … Read more

Formatting Python Code in IntelliJ – 5 minute read

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Let’s go through the steps to configure and format Python code in IntelliJ IDEA. Note that IntelliJ IDEA is a versatile IDE and not specifically tailored for Python. Therefore, you’ll need to install and configure the Python plugin for IntelliJ IDEA. First, let’s install and configure the Python plugin: Once you have the Python plugin … Read more

Understanding Ransomware and the 5 Best Tools For Windows

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Ransomware has become an increasing threat in today’s digital world, but many people are still unsure of what it is and how to prevent it. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what ransomware is and introduce you to the top five tools you can use to protect your Windows system from this menacing threat. … Read more

Enhancing Your TikTok Videos with Emojis: A Step-by-Step Guide

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TikTok has become one of the most popular social media platforms for creative expression and viral video trends. To make your TikTok videos more engaging and expressive, one effective way is to incorporate emojis. Emojis add a touch of personality, humor, and emotion to your content, making it more relatable and appealing to viewers. In … Read more

Understanding the Brown Box Icons on Your Files in Windows 11

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Windows 11, Microsoft’s latest operating system, brought with it a slew of new features and improvements. Alongside the sleek design overhaul and enhanced performance, users have also noticed various new symbols and icons on their files. One of these, the brown box icon appearing on the bottom left corner of some file icons, has been … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Installing NGINX on a cPanel Host

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NGINX (pronounced as “Engine-X”) is an open-source web server software that also functions as a reverse proxy, load balancer, and HTTP cache. It was created by Igor Sysoev and publicly released in 2004. Today, NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Unlike traditional servers, NGINX … Read more

Start Developing .NET Core on Linux/Ubuntu in 5 minutes

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The Microsoft .NET framework is a powerful and versatile platform for developing a wide range of applications. Initially, .NET was restricted to Windows environments, but with the advent of .NET Core, you can now develop .NET applications on macOS and Linux too. This blog will walk you through the process of creating a .NET project … Read more

How to Migrate Data From MySQL to InfluxDB Time-Series Database

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MySQL and InfluxDB are both popular database management systems that serve different purposes. MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that is primarily used for storing structured data, while InfluxDB is a time-series database that is specifically designed for storing and querying time-stamped data. One of the key differences between MySQL and InfluxDB is … Read more

How to Configure MariaDB/MySQL as a Grafana Datasource

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Grafana is an open-source data visualization and monitoring tool that allows users to create dashboards and panels to display data from various sources in a user-friendly and interactive manner. It supports a wide range of data sources including popular databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL Server, as well as cloud-based services like Amazon Web … Read more

Laravel Unit Testing – HOW TO with Code Examples

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Welcome to our comprehensive guide on unit testing within the Laravel framework. Laravel, known for its elegant syntax and powerful features, also offers a robust testing environment, making it an excellent choice for modern web applications. This guide specifically focuses on unit testing, a software testing method where individual units of source code are tested … Read more

Top 5 AI-powered Cloud Software Test Tools

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the software testing industry, making it easier to automate complex testing tasks and improve the accuracy and reliability of testing results. In this article, we will explore the top five AI-powered software testing tools and compare their features and capabilities. is an AI-based test automation platform that enables … Read more

How to Export Data From MySQL to Prometheus in 7 Steps

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MySQL/MariaDB is a widely used relational database management system (RDBMS) that is designed for storing, retrieving, and managing structured data. It is an excellent choice for data-intensive applications that require a robust and scalable database. On the other hand, Prometheus is a monitoring system that is designed to collect and store time-series data. It is … Read more

Laravel – How to send mail using Amazon SES

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In this guide, we will explore how to send emails using Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) in a Laravel application. Amazon SES is a scalable and cost-effective email sending service that handles the complex details of email delivery. Laravel, a robust PHP framework, provides seamless ways to integrate with services like Amazon SES. By integrating … Read more

Java and MySQL (MariaDB) – CRUD Example

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Java and MySQL are a popular combination for building powerful and scalable applications. Java provides a robust programming language and runtime environment that can be used to build applications of all sizes and complexities. MySQL, on the other hand, provides a fast and reliable relational database management system that is widely used across a variety … Read more

How to Play Xbox Games on Windows 11: A Comprehensive Guide

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The advent of Windows 11 has brought a new era of gaming to PC users. With its advanced features and state-of-the-art gaming capabilities, Microsoft’s latest operating system has made it easier than ever to enjoy Xbox games on your PC. This article will walk you through the process of playing Xbox games on Windows 11 … Read more

How to Improve Email (Domain) Reputation and Reduce Bounced Messages

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In the digital era, email remains a significant communication tool for online businesses. However, bouncing emails can hinder your ability to engage with your audience, potentially damaging your reputation and deliverability rates. Let’s delve into the concept of email bounces and how you can minimize them. Understanding Email Bounces An email bounce refers to an … Read more