Just switched this blog to Jekyll

I was browsing around on YouTube a few nights ago and found a hot new thing to try out - Jekyll. Jekyll is a ruby gem that generates your blog from a set of posts, templates and pages. This might seem insane, but when you look into it - there are a lot of things I like about it:

Redis Clustering - Setup on Centos 6 and Advanced Failover Testing

My new project Sophia requires a ton of database calls. When I say a ton, I mean a TON. Thankfully, the tech world has JUST started vetting exactly the solution I need: Redis clustering.

Blurry colors and/or bleeding colors with hard to read text on Samsung SynchMaster P2370HD when hooked to HDMI on PC

So I just picked up a new GTX465 and was pleased as punch. The back of the new card has two DVI outs and a wonderful new little HDMI out in place of what used to be S-Video or whatever.

Bash connection monitoring with ping and tracert

My mom was complaining of her internet going out tonight, so I wrote a quick bash script to monitor her pings.

Google is brutal with sitemap errors. Be Warned!

Google has de-listed my game servers startup from its indexes. I went from a steadily climbing position to being not listed instantly. Why you ask? What pisses off the Google gods? Not much, apparently.

Game Servers... not 'SEVERS'! A tale of Google SEO.

If you’ve ever tried to get your website ranked in a high volume search with Google, it’s basically a life long quest. It’s so much of a quest that people who know very few facts about the topic are actually paid good consulting money in order to take their best guesses at how to get better rankings.

Shorten links with bit.ly right in the Chrome address bar

I was busy installing the Google Chrome bit.ly extenstion one day when I noticed an interesting autofill pop up in the address bar.

Swype keyboard is open for download for Android 1.5 and higher. Get it now!

It wasn’t long ago that I saw Swype in he need as a clever be way to type on your smartphone and already I’ve found a download for it.