ASP.NET

Move WordPress to a new Windows Server 2012 on Amazon AWS

This article is about moving your Windows-based WordPress and other sites (some ASP, some ASP.NET) from older to a newer instance using AMAZON cloud server  instances.  Procedures described here do not involve any installation.  Just copy files and edit CONFIG files.  We do not manipulate Registry as well (except to change […]

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MySQL

MySQL Upgrade on Windows – Easy and Painlessly

How to update MySQL Server on Windows Machine   Preliminary notes: These steps work for MySQL Server that is running as a service on Windows machine. These steps were tested, when MySQL data directory is located on a different drive from MySQL  installation directory.   Determine your current MySQL version.  […]

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MySQL

How to Move MySQL D/B Files (Windows)

Locate your MySQL installation files and central configuration file basedir=”C:/Program Files/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.1/” Your MySQL configuration is stored in “my.ini” file Locate your MySQL Database location: datadir=”C:/Documents and Settings/All Users/ Application Data/MySQL/MySQL Server 5.1/Data/” Stop MySQL service. Modify My.ini file to point to a new D/B location and Save. Move […]

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MySQL

Work with MySQL – Basic WordPress Queries

This article was born, as I was searching for ways to handle thousands of registered WordPress users, who never do anything, never return to the site, and never even change their default password.               Table of Topics -1030- List all registered users sorted by date -1060- Group registered users […]

MySQL

How to Work with MySQL – Basic Tasks

This material is tested with MySQL 5.1 and 5.5 on various Windows versions. This article covers these topics: -010- MySQL Data Location -020- Shortcut to MySQL Command Shell -030- Create a New Database -035- Delete an Existing Database -040- Display a List of All DB Users -050- Display a List […]

MySQL

SQL DB2: Concatenate TEXT from multiple records

    Scenario   Here is a recipe on how to concatenate a field from multiple records into one field. There are two pre-conditions for this method to work: First. Your source file needs to have an equivalent of a line number field.  This should be a numeric field indicating the sequence in […]