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Linux

How to manage databases (MariaDB)

Databases are perfect for storing data efficiently. There are many different databases, but in this post, I’ll talk specifically about MariaDB. Follow along and learn how to install MariaDB, create databases, and give users access to using them. I’ll also show you how to backup and restore your database.

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Linux

A clean Ubuntu 20.04 setup

Ubuntu 20.04 has arrived, so it’s time to switch! This post is my experience with Ubuntu 20.04 and how I like to set it up.

If you want to follow along then you can download Ubuntu 20.04 too.

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Gaming Hardware Windows

Competitive gaming: Optimal settings and hardware

Are you a competitive gamer? Then you probably already know there is a lot of gamer products that are supposed to help you perform better in games. This post gives you a few tips on what these products are, and what you can do to improve your performance.

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Windows

How to run Docker and VirtualBox at the same time on Windows

I’m usually using Ubuntu for development with Docker and VirtualBox, but I’ve recently started using Windows 10. Docker and VirtualBox can’t be used at the same time if Hyper-V is used.

Hyper-V runs Windows virtualized, so other virtualization software can’t be used at the same time. This is how and why I switched to docker-machine instead so I could run docker and VirtualBox at the same time.

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Hardware

Ryzen 3950X: My experience with 64 GB RAM and software

I’ve used my i7-2600K since 2011, and I finally made the upgrade to a Ryzen 3950X. This post is about my experience switching and what I learned.

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Linux

How to run multiple webservers with one IP-address

With only one public IP-address you’ll have to use different ports if you want to use multiple webservers. But that’s kind of useless as you can’t ask users to type example.com:81 in the browser instead of just example.com. So how do we solve this problem?