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Plink stands for PuTTY Link. Plink is a companion command-line utility for PuTTY. On a very high-level: Use PuTTY for interactive SSH session from your Windows to Linux Servers Use Plink for non-interactive SSH session to execute remote linux commands for automation purpose from your Windows In this tutorial, we'll discuss the following: Launch plink [...]

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3 Methods to Connect to MySQL from PHP using Example Code

To get most out of your MySQL database, it is important to understand how to connect from your custom PHP program to MySQL database. This tutorial explains the following three methods along with appropriate example PHP program, which will explain how to connect from your PHP to MySQL database. Connect using mysqli extension (Recommended) Connect [...]

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8 Steps to Install MirthConnect with MySQL / MariaDB on Linux

Mirth Connect is an Open Source Integration Engine that is primarily used in the Health Care domain. This support various health care standards (HL7, XML, EDI/X12, DICOM etc) that will help enterprise to integrate different systems, and let them talk to each other in a common language. MirthConnect interface engine also supports various standard protocols [...]

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The GNU Binary Utilities, usually called as binutils, is a collection of development tools that handle assembly files, object files, and libraries. The new generation of programming languages that came in the last few years are really masking the functionality of these utilities, as they happen in the background. So, many developers are not exposed [...]

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You can use Nginx as a loadbalancer in front of your web application. For example, if your enterprise application is running on Apache (or Tomcat), you can setup an 2nd instance of your enterprise application on Apache (or Tomcat) on a different server. And then, you can put Nginx at the front-end, which will load [...]

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What is virtualization? In simple terms, virtualization is a simulated platform or environment on top of a host node, which is quite abstract for an user. These simulated virtual environment can be an operating systems, or some development environment, etc. This gives us the ability to efficiently use the hardware resources of the host node. [...]

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How to Fix Curl TLS SSL Protocol Issue from CLI and PHP Code

Q: On one of our server, the webserver is not setup to support SSLv2 or SSLv3. Both are disabled on the server side. It supports only TLSv1. How can I get curl to work from both command line, and from inside my PHP code? A: In most case, curl will automatically pick the correct protocol [...]

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Q: I have multiple yum repositories on my system. For example, centos, epel, docker, mongo, etc. When I execute yum update command, installed packages from all the repositories are updated. How can I exclude a specific repository during yum update? A: During yum update, to exclude packages that belongs to a specific repository, use any [...]

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