ERROR 2006 (HY000) MySQL server has gone away

The server's default maxallowedpacket value is 1MB and it looks like it has exceeded the default max. You can increase this if the server needs to handle big queries. This can be done in two ways: Start MySQL client with the following option (64 MB for this example) mysql --max_

Temporarily Disable Puppet

This is can be done by an admin disabled of Puppet # puppet agent --disable "Reason why disabled" To make sure it's disable, just do a Puppet run; # puppet agent -t Notice: Skipping run of Puppet configuration client; administratively disabled (Reason: 'Testing some new things'); Use 'puppet agent --enable' to re-enable.

Confluence backup errors

The following error(s) occurred: com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.ImportExportException: Couldn't backup database data. at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.backupEntities(AbstractXmlExporter.java:197) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.AbstractXmlExporter.backupEverything(AbstractXmlExporter.java:99) at com.atlassian.confluence.importexport.impl.FileXmlExporter.backupEverything(FileXmlExporter.java:76) Java is running

git 1.8.x on CentOS

At the moment this is not on EPEL & CentOS repo, you'll have to compile from source. Get the desired version: http://code.google.com/p/git-core/downloads/list tar -xzvf ./git-1.8.x.tar.gz cd ./git-1.8.x ./configure make && make install

Configuring memcached

What is memcached? memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but originally intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. Configuring memcached Edit /etc/sysconfig/memcached Sample configuration. Cache size is important, it determines the amount of ram in megabytes