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Lessons of a startup CTO — and other things

Linux

February 1, 2013 0

How to backup a Linux server with Tarsnap

I picked up a dedicated server just before Christmas from OVH. It’s a nice little ‘Kimsufi’ 4GB Atom server which is more than enough for a couple of WordPress blogs and some personal projects. As it’s a bare-bones dedicated server I really want a decent backup service to make sure I don’t lose 11years of […]

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January 29, 2010 1

Impression of a Git

Git, in case you don’t know and haven’t met a recent Git zealot, is the latest/greatest/coolest/funkiest SCM ever invented. Personally, I think Subversion still has a lot going for it for individuals but I’ve moved two project to Git for the following reasons: Heroku (a Ruby on Rails host) uses Git as its deployment mechanism […]

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