Month: July 2009

  • Are web frameworks really worth it?

    As places.ae is maturing to it’s 500 days being online and growing… It’s also awfully painstaking how cumbersome a framework (it’s written in Ruby on Rails) can be. Agreed, I am not the most seasoned rails programmer, and my ruby code sometimes makes people cry, but still. Note that this rant is about web based […]

  • Tar based incremental backups

    A small bash script I wrote to have incremental backups done on a unix server, and then pushed to a Windows File system. On the fileserver, we add this directory to the normal backup. This is on a mail server, where emails are stored in MailDir format. We create weekly full backups on sunday, and […]