Sysadmin

SQLIO

You’ve spent thousands on a shiny new server. Before you go ahead and configure your database environment, now is a good time to tune the software side of your storage subsystem for optimal performance. SQLIO is a Command Line IO benchmarking utility for Windows which can help you do just that. For Linux, consider utilities such as fio or bonnie++.…

X2Go Connection Failure – Failure negotiating the session in stage ‘7’

X2Go is my favourite remote desktop solution for Linux, mainly because its so responsive. Hopefully I’ll write up a quick How To on getting it setup soon, but for now, here’s an issue I’ve just overcome after a couple of days of stress!   Issue SSH connection to my home server was working fine but X2go had stopped working. This…