Server maintenance gold

From:
http://meta.serverfault.com/questions/1986/what-are-the-canonical-answers-weve-discovered-over-the-years

These are the questions we have identified as Canonical:

Capacity Planning

Career

Datacenter Design

Documentation

EMail & Spam

Hardware

Hosting provider/server hardware shopping

Infrastructure Software

Licensing

Networking

Security

SSH

Terminal Server (RDS)

Uptime

Virtualization

Web Servers

Windows (General)

Meta

List of Canonical Topics that do not have a Q/A yet or need improvement:

Career

Datacenter Design

Infrastructure Software

Networking

Web Servers

  • Apache vHost
  • Apache .htaccess/overrides

Enterprise Storage

Create one or more Question that covers “ES” topics… not sure how this should be organized exactly. Merge these answers into that Question(s) (keeping them separate/complete answers).

Server Hardware

In response to Why The Hostility, I wrote this for consideration as a canonical Q/A:

What are the basics of running a Web Server?

my.cnf generation wizard:

https://tools.percona.com/wizard

Database table fragmentation command:

mysqlcheck -u root -p –auto-repair –optimize –all-databases

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