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How to install XCache

XCache is one of the most respected php cachers around, so here’s a little how to guide that I wrote up as a reference for myself a while back. Hope you find it useful… Ssh telnet into your server as root user Grab XCache by typing: cd /usr/local/src wget http://xcache.lighttpd.net/pub/Releases/1.2.2/xcache-1.2.2.tar.gz Wait for package to download

Ultimate MYSQL backup script – part one!

There are lots of scripts out there that do a great job of backing up your MYSQL database – so why’s this one any different? And why does it deserve the ‘Ultimate’ label? Well, it… Is one of the few backup scripts that elegantly turns your site ‘off’ whilst carrying out a backup Stores a …

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