If you have ever tried to figure out why Linux is running low on memory, you will agree that the memory usage information provided by the kernel is not easy to understand. This post explains what Pss means in the /proc/PID/smaps file.
Zero Code Tech
...because I also write quite a lot of tech stuff that isn't necessarily programming. Every article in this category is a technology article. Some are even problem-solving (or how-to) articles. But generally, they contain zero code (or maybe very little generic code). If you love tech, but are not exactly a software developer, you should be able to follow and appreciate the content in this section.
Google announced in April 2019 that Chrome will start supporting native lazy-loading of images. Lazy-loading offers speed boosts to image-heavy sites. Are you still using traditional lazy-loading options on your site? Here’s why you should go native.
Package managers are ubiquitous in today’s software ecosystem. But developers still have a love-hate relationship with them. This article discusses the pros and cons of package managers in general, without necessarily arguing FOR or AGAINST them.
Cost savings in the cloud are extremely important for small-sized technology businesses. In this article, I share some insights on saving costs while working with Amazon Route 53. I also discuss how to prevent DNS issues when recreating hosted zones.
While some registrars (like Amazon Route 53) put a price on DNS queries, Cloudflare offers 100% free DNS as part of their (also free) CDN service. But what if you just want the free DNS and nothing more? It’s easy. The steps are shown in this article.
Most regular computer users have no idea how to use the Windows command prompt. Even some advanced users struggle with it. The fact however, remains that CMD wasn’t built for experts only. This article shows you how to do some basic stuff via CMD.