Increasing Linux RAID 1 array HDD Sizes

Here is a procedure I developed to upgrade the disks in a Linux RAID 1 (mirror) array, and hence increase...

Forcing UTF-8 MySQL query results in PHP

Issuing the query below immediately after establishing the MySQL database connection forces UTF-8 responses to subsequent queries.

MSSQL strings truncated to 4096 characters in PHP

I found when retrieving long TEXT fields from an MSSQL database using PHP, that the response was truncated to 4096...

Cygwin SSH to Ubuntu – “no mutual signature algorithm”

After updates to Cygwin and Ubuntu I was no longer able to ssh to the Ubuntu servers using a certificate...