How to Upgrade MySQL 5.1. to 5.5 Latest Version on CentOS

Today, I came up with a simple solution to update MySQL from version 5.1 to latest version 5.5. If you are importing database MySQL and getting error about # 1273 Unknown Collation or having other issues while moving from one server to another and need to upgrade MySQL than go through solution provided below. Some simple SSH commands will do all for you. First of all confirm that you are using older version of MySQL…

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Digital Things – Life at the Office

I spend a great deal of my time just doing computer-internet-web related things. I indulge my (desktop) digital wanderings/activities  with a 27 inch Apple Thunderbolt display and a Macbook Air. Anything on any display/device can also appear on a 21 inch HD display connected to a Apple TV. The display sits alongside the Thunderbolt display. There is also a 2nd Apple TV connected to a large screen TV in the lounge. The lap top display…

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C-Blocks and the Importance of Multiple Hosting Plans

One of the most common mistakes I see novice niche site owners do is host all their domains and sites with the same hosting company – and worse – on the same hosting plan.  It’s important to remember that when it comes to the vital task of back link building – your own network of sites is a very valuable resource for you to use.   Now before you get all excited about cross linking your…

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How TO Teach Yourself SEO

A lot of internet marketer wants to learn about SEO but finds themselves in great trouble while learning that. There are so many things are related to SEO, that they become puzzled and so many questions arises in their mind. For them, this post can be very useful. It was published in http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-teach-yourself-seo/53574/ for the first time. Now I am republishing it here- Step #1: Seek out beginner-level resources Now, I’m assuming that you’re reading…

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Thinking of Moving to Bangalore? Read this First!

If you are a techie lured by the great Bangalore IT rising — here are some points you should review before you decide to move to Bangalore from US or Europe and get the shock of your life. 1) Be ready for a salary cut. The news media loves hype. Ignore it. Despite the crazy hype — only a few companies pay near equivalents of a Dollar or Euro salary in Bangalore. Such salary packages are normally reserved…

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Source Code Control Advantages and Uses

In this post, I’m going to cover the reasons why you should use source control, its advantages, and why if you’re using source control that you should consider Git over other options available out there.  I’m not going to cover how you actually use Git or how to set it up as this is a whole separate blog on its own, but the first step in source control is understanding what it’s for and how…

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The Ultimate Computer Hardware Buying Guide 2017

Hello everyone and welcome to another guide. In this guide we will be going over different computer components for different price brackets as well as peripherals and other wonderful products. Daily I run across questions posed in forums around the net asking what they should get. What’s the best for the money? What’s better, this video card or that one? AMD or Intel? In this guide we will answer all of that and more, and…

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