Gathering Linux System Information Using Bash


Following up on my recent post, Simple Bash Server Check Script, I wanted to continue the theme of server monitoring and discuss gathering some basic system information.

In this article I will discuss using Linux tools such as dmidecode to gather information such as server uptime, memory, cpu and networking information.  I will explain some of the commands used, but this post is more about giving you ideas and examples, you will also need to do your own research on the commands to fully understand them.

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Thoughts on the iPad Pro

Today I had a chance to really play with the new iPad Pro, its an interesting device and it was a lot of fun to play with it. We were testing the device with education and  children in mind; as well as seeing if our app worked.

Apple describe the device as Thin, Light and Epic. This is kinda true though it does have some issues both with design and price.  Below is my opinion on the device, its not really a full review.

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Increasing the WordPress File Size Upload Limit

I do a lot of work on WordPress sites and one of the common issues I see is with administrators trying to increase the file size upload limits.  They either have difficulty finding the correct place to increase this limit or forget to increase things like script execution to allow for file processing times.

In this post I hope to address all these issues and explain what these commands actually do.

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So, this is the first post on my new blog.  If you have managed to find your way here and taken the time to read this then thank you!

Now your here your probably wondering what this blog is all about.  Well to put it simply… technology.  This blog will be a brain dump of all my technology and development experience I have gathered over the years.  Its as much for myself as it is for everyone else, you will find all kinds of technical goodies, guides and examples here; on topics such as systems administration, cloud services and development.

Thank you for visiting and I hope you find my ramblings useful in some small way.

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