Enabling MYSQL_CLIENT_INTERACTIVE with Doctrine 2 on Rackspace Cloud Database

We recently ran into problem using Doctrine 2 connecting to a Rackspace Cloud Database using the MySqli Driver. Problem: We have a long running PHP script that can sometimes run for hours at a time¬†whilst processing information. This script requires a connection to a database, but has long periods of inactivity where there is no … Continue reading Enabling MYSQL_CLIENT_INTERACTIVE with Doctrine 2 on Rackspace Cloud Database

Glorious Gluster – How to setup GlusterFS on Rackspace Cloud and Ubuntu 12.10

A few of our projects recently called for a distributed file-system that provided high availability and redundancy. After a tip off from a fellow techie and a quick browse around the net it appeared that a solution called GlusterFS appeared to tick all the boxes for what we were wanting. However setting it up turned … Continue reading Glorious Gluster – How to setup GlusterFS on Rackspace Cloud and Ubuntu 12.10