Using S3Fox to manage your files in Amazon’s S3 storage

If you work within Amazon’s S3 bucket storage then you probably already know about S3Fox.  If you don’t know about it – then this is a tool you will want to get. S3Fox in it’s simplest form acts just like an FTP client.  Plain and simple.  What it allows you to do is get, put […]

Simple EMail PHP Script

Below is a free script to allow you to send a simple e-mail. Sending e-mail can seem like such a trivial task that I almost debated not putting up this page – but then I figured that there are often times when we write a very sloppy and dirty script since the built in PHP […]

Apache SOLR – background_merge_hit_exception

background_merge_hit_exception I got this error the other day while administering a SOLR instance. background_merge_hit_exception_39m3C845845739m4C20_into39m5_optimize_mergeDocStores_javaioIOException_backg On the particular server I was working on I received it while trying to do an optimize command.  I also saw the following effects: Optimization commands would fail Commit commands would succeed Search commands would succeed – but the unoptimized / […]