Zimbra, NATs, and YOU

Today’s lesson: Zimbra. IF You have a NAT’ed environment… You’re installing Zimbra… You get slammed with 6 million plus SPAM messages flowing through your server overnight (despite following all best practices and ensuring you’re not…

MySQL joins on IP addresses

If you are doing this: using MySQL storing IPv4 addresses as varchar attempting to join two tables on IPv4 varchar columns You need to stop and go learn about INET_ATON. It converts those IP addresses…

McCain/Obama: Compare & Contrast

Found in┬áthe comments section on THR.com: Graduate from Harvard law School and you are unstable. Attend 5 different small colleges before graduating, you’re well grounded. If you spend 3 years as a brilliant community organizer,…

Son Of Hurricane Fever

You may remember a few years ago I posted some pictures of the traffic on the north Houston freeways a few days prior to Hurricane Rita coming ashore. No shocker, it’s happening again in the…