Benchmarks comparing servers

New Server!

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve last posted something. I have a bunch of things to talk about, so I’ll try to post more consistently from now on. In case you haven’t noticed from the title, I’m now using my new server! It’s a PowerEdge 1950, which I’ve covered…

Scheduled Downtime

UPDATE: Router is responding again. Uptime may be intermittent over the next few days as final updates are being pushed to the site. UPDATE: Router issues are preventing an upgrade. UPDATE: The site will now be down from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. It’s been a while since my last post….

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Backblaze – A Review

Stuff happens to your computer. Especially if you’re traveling, like that time my SSD inexplicably failed even though the SMART status looked fine. When you’re traveling, you probably also don’t have an external backup drive with you like you should at home. This makes it especially important to have an offsite…

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Fixing WP-Cron with WP-Cron Control

A while back on mooey5775, I posted an article on fixing WP-Cron by manually calling the wp-cron script. However, when setting up ed.ward, I noticed that something was wrong. According to cron logs, the wget job was being executed. However, scheduled posts weren’t actually being posted when I wanted them…

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Jumping the Great Firewall

For a person like me, there are a few things that I worry about when in China. Food Water Public bathrooms However, one of my main concerns is the Great (fire)Wall of China, a government mandated firewall that all ISPs maintain. A lot of my life is based around Google’s…

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Welcome to China

Hey guys! This is just a quick update on what’s going on in my life. I know I haven’t been posting regularly lately (sorry about that), so I thought that I would try to bring back my regular posting schedule now that I’m mostly adjusted to the new time zone….

Wrapping Up mooey5775

Hey guys! As promised, I’ve finished uploading all mooey5775 posts that weren’t random site posts. If you missed my earlier posts, you can find the mooey5775 posts here: Anyway, some comments on the future state of mooey5775. If you go to mooey5775 right now, you’ll find that it displays…

A box of cron flakes.

Calling WP-Cron With an Actual Cron Job

UPDATE 7/26: This method is not working for me anymore for some reason. Expect a new guide coming soon on an updated method of fixing WP-Cron. Originally seen on mooey5775. WP-Cron. It’s one of those things that you love and hate at the same time. Sure, it’s the tool that…

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The IFTTT Maker Channel

Originally seen on mooey5775. Sometimes, you get too lazy to actually script triggers and actions for all the little things that you want done in your digital life. It gets too annoying when you’re writing the same code over and over again for similar actions. There must be a better…

A Netgear R7000 router

Mounting NETGEAR ReadySHARE on C.H.I.P.

Originally seen on mooey5775. It’s important for sites to be backed up. But… how? With the limited physical connectivity of C.H.I.P., it’s difficult to just plug in a hard drive without a bulky powered hub. Thankfully, I have a hard drive plugged into my router. I know it can hardly…

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