One of our production web application runs on a dedicated node in DO (Digital Ocean) cloud server. This web application has following services running.

  • Elixir Phoenix API server
  • React.js client server
  • Redis caching server
  • Bots (Slack)

Few days back, Digital Ocean triggered an urgent maintenance for Meltdown and Spectre Mitigations resulting into a reboot of our PROD server. DO did alert us in advance by sending an email notification with schedules. But seems we missed these schedules…

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Following is an handy list of frequently used Linux (Ubuntu flavour) console commands

Find Files

find . -name '*.cnf'
find . -name 'hello.workd'

The dot here represents all files and folders in current path

Mysql DUMP - Import and Export

1) Export

mysqldump -u username -p database_name > file_name_to_save.sql

2) Import

mysql -u username -p database_name < filename.sql

Install LAMP on Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install tasksel
sudo tasksel
sudo tasksel install lamp-server


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