Tag Archives: shell

HP-UX shows strange characters for vi, top

I’ve been working on some HP-UX systems recently and had way too much trouble finding the solution to an issue with how vi, top and other functions displayed in the terminal. For example, when I would start vi rather than blanking the screen, it would just overwrite the lowest line in the terminal with 23y0C1A0y0C~0y0CC56C64C72C. […]

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Lightweight Replication Monitoring with MongoDB

One of my applications runs on a large assortment of hosts split between various data centers. Some of these are redundant pairs and others are in load balanced clusters. They all require a set of identical files which represent static content and other data. rsync was chosen to facilitate replication of data from a source […]

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