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Custom Shell Check for Datadog Agents

One of the greatest things I’ve found about Datadog agent is it’s extensible nature.  While there are numerous OOB integrations, we often find an edge case or two that require some quick code and a custom check here and there. This is one that had previously been put up in one of the repos but I found that as the agent had updated, this check to run shell commands and retrieve metrics relied on some code that was included with the agent that changed over some revisions. So… I re-wrote this to operate as a standalone. This check allows you to run...


Deploying WordPress over Nginx and PHP-FPM

I found these great advanced examples of deploying nginx, PHP5, and MySQL/MariaDB from scratch including: – Installing Nginx from package repository or compiling it from scratch; – Installing php5, php-mysql, php-fpm and other php libraries if needed (like php-gd); – Installing MySql or Maria-DB; – And off course setting up php, nginx and mysql/mariadb. https://groggystuff.wordpress.com/2014/12/24/deploying-wordpress-over-nginx-and-php-fpm/ Tip for Beginners: For a more guided and beginner / n00b-level tutorial on this, try checking out my Kick-Ass WordPress Optimization Series that discusses everything from how to create a virtual server to how to optimize your nginx / PHP-FPM setup.