Author Archives: Serguei Dosyukov

DevOps – Development and IT in the Era of Agile

Looking at job boards and org structures these days one will often come across the term DevOps. Everyone is doing it but there is a great deal of confusion about what it means. For many years we knew very well … Continue reading

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Database as a Service, High Availability, Horizontal Scalability, and Multi-master Architecture

DISCLAIMER: This post intended to aggregate research performed while evaluating various DB solution fitting specific requirements. While it may be a bit lengthy, I hope it would give the reader good starting point while deciding which path to take. SkySQL … Continue reading

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Death of CentOS? NOT… Think “rebirth” instead

I am active user of CentOS in production for many years and counting. While Windows was and still is my OS of choice on desktop, actively using WordPress and LAMP stack in general lead me to CentOS as a base … Continue reading

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GreyDragon v.1.3.5 has been released

Verified compatibility with PIWIGO 11.x Translation files synced from repo Fix misalignment of admin section header for PW 11+ Fix issue with plugin detection

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Making your network connected HP ENVY Photo 7855 print again

HP printers seems to always being stop-and-go solution. Anything from upgrading to new version of Windows, switching local to network or Wi-Fi can throw them off. Over years I had number of HP and Canon printers and latest device is … Continue reading

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Firefox 77 and Awesome expanding address bar

Awesome design decisions I do not have much time to write these days, but this situation made enough annoyance for me to warrant this content. First, kudos to Firefox team for well maintained browser. Then… In general, I am one … Continue reading

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SearchWP and XPDF support

Introduction SearchWP is a nice WordPress plugin which allows to extend WordPress search capabilities to various content format beyond just page text. Here I am focusing on PDF indexing specifically. If you have any PDF files published and want them … Continue reading

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