WebSitePanel – MySQL problem fix – UPDATED AGAIN :)

Here you can download the files for fixing mysql issues ( deleting database ) on WSP 1.0.1.0, 1.0.2 , 1.1.0, 1.1.2, 1.2.0 AND 1.2.1 INSTRUCTIONS : Replace “websitepanel.providers.database.mysql.dll” file in “server\bin” folder with the one you downloaded. These fixes fixed my problem on all servers EXCEPT the one running mysql 5.0.27 version….ones runing 5.1 and […]

SCVMM? errr…System Center Virtual Machine Manager and HyperV whining :)

Couple of days ago I installed SCVMM  in order to test it out, since we are developing our IAAS solution. Everything seemed great until I found out that SVCMM doesnt have any API which can be used to create/turn on/off  new machines.  Yes, I know everything can be scripted thru Powershell, but it sucks that […]

SpamBots+bad application+SQL server = PROBLEMS!

So…today I had a very interesting issue. All of a sudden Nagios went red with the message: CRITICAL : – total: 232.82 Gb – used: 212.67 Gb (91%) – free 20.15 Gb (9%) on one of our SQL server. I was like..”NO! It cannot be. I clearly remember that this machine had over 150 Gb […]

Using compression on IIS servers? Yes or no?

Well…in the very beginning, my answer is pretty much simple : yes AND no!  Why you ask?  Just keep reading… Compression, regardless if its the compression of static or dynamic content is using CPU – that is a fact we can all agree upon. Lets say compression is a tradeoff – CPU for bandwidth..use more […]

Don’t run production ASP.NET Applications with debug=true

Found an awesome post on DotNetPanel blog so I had to repost it 🙂 One of the things you want to avoid when deploying an ASP.NET application into production is to accidentally (or deliberately) leave the switch on within the application’s web.config file. Doing so causes a number of non-optimal things to happen including: 1) […]