Category Archives: WordPress

Quickly Deploy WordPress

setup wordpress fast

If you are tired of manually uploading new WordPress folders and getting frustrated with just the thought of getting a new WordPress going try the following to get you going. Come back and utilize this script whenever you feel you’ll have a breakdown from just thinking about setting up a WordPress as this will simply cover the elementary to get it to actually work. Continue reading

Modifying and Tinkering with Twenty Twelve WordPress theme

Twenty Twelve Theme

Twenty Twelve Theme

If you are using Twenty Twelve WordPress theme like I am, here are some coding pointers to get you going. TwentyTwelve is a great theme and is one of those themes that has great potential to tweak. Continue reading

Using iPerf3 to troubleshoot

Using iPerf3

Using iperf3 is a gift. I use it on a daily basis and I believe it’ll help expedite your network troubleshooting skills. It is the industry standard tool for checking the interface and uplink and port speeds that IaaS providers (aka Cloud companies like IBM Softlayer, Rackspace, AWS) advertise. It is used commonly to test customer claims that they are not getting the Network Interface Card (nic) speeds on their servers that they are paying for. This can happen to a bad NIC, high network utilization at the datacenter, or wrong advertising. There is one way to check and that is to use iPerf3.  Here are the information that I believe are essential. First download iperf3 and then launch cmd (command prompt) in Windows and use cd command to browse to the folder of iperf3 and then run the following commands. It will utilize the iperf3.exe file and run the flags from within command prompt and get you results. You have to have iperf3 running on both client side (sending the packets) and server side (receiving side) for it to work.  Continue reading