October, 2012 - PowerCram Blog

One Guy, Two Blog Posts

I’m not much into self-aggrandizement, but WTH, here goes. This evening while watching a disappointing baseball game I wrote a little about what I do at work, which includes overseeing a network of systems that served over 58,000,000 page views yesterday (a new single-day record for us with much more traffic soon…). To load our content on this […]

I LOVE LogParser

Recently I wrote about some code improvements we deployed that had a huge impact, causing our web services calls to be answered much quicker and┬ásaving us a fair amount of money each month. In that post I talked about using Cacti to graph server statistics (like CPU and IIS stats), and service response times. That post also included […]

Windows Command Line WhoIs

I regularly find myself trying to find the owner of a domain or needing other information, like authoritative name servers.  A few command line whois.exe programs exist out there for Windows, but the one I like best is the one by Mark Russinovich at Sysinternals.  You can visit the previous link to download or use wget http://download.sysinternals.com/files/WhoIs.zip at the […]