By Scott McMillan on March 18, 2009
Is your blog not in sync with your local time setting? Here is the instruction on how to configure daylight saving time on your blog. Click on the Settings tab and that will bring you to the General Settings page Scroll down until you see Timezone, you will see that it is set to UTC […]
By Scott McMillan on January 22, 2009
CWL will be undergoing maintenance on the following dates: · Saturday 24 Jan ’09, 8:00am-8:30am · Sunday 01 Feb ’09, 6:00am-10:00am During this time CWL users will be able to access CWL integrated applications with their CWL accounts, however users will not be able to create new CWL accounts or edit existing CWL accounts.
By Scott McMillan on December 17, 2008
On Monday December 22, 2008 UBC Blogs will be down for a maximum of 2 hours starting at 6:30AM.
By Scott McMillan on November 4, 2008
UBC Blogs now has Akismet Antispam software enabled. Users will notice a new link in the Comments section of the blog called “Akismet Spam”. Messages that are deemed to be potential spam threats are sent to the “Akismet Spam” area for moderation. Themes will now have a “Spam prevention powered by Akismet” placed in the […]
By Scott McMillan on October 16, 2008
For those wondering how to do query caching here is a quick run down. 1) Edit the MySQL conf at the following to /etc/my.cnf for a 26M query cache use: query_cache_type = 1 query_cache_size = 26214400 2) Restart MySQL /etc/init.d/mysqld restart 3) Login to MySQL and run the following: mysql> SET GLOBAL query_cache_size = 26214400; […]
By Scott McMillan on October 15, 2008
We implemented MySQL query caching yesturday and the results are quite impressive. ab -n 100 -c 40 http://blogs.ubc.ca/blog/category/community/latest-posts/ Requests per second: 325.78 [#/sec] (mean) Time per request: 122.782 [ms] (mean) Time per request: 3.070 [ms] (mean, across all concurrent requests) We now have PHP APC opcode caching, content caching with WP-Super-Cache, content compression with mod_deflate […]