code for MySql | MariaDB to trigger / signal external script from database

code for MySql | MariaDB to trigger / signal external script from database
One feature I often wish MySQL / MariaDB (I’ll refer from now to just MariaDB referring to both) had was the ability to trigger or launch an  external script or open a socket connection to some external site; on a database event. Perhaps using a stored procedure in other words generate a signal /event to ...

Topics I wish were taught in high school; but wasn’t ..

Topics I wish were taught in high school; but wasn't ..
Having grown up in the US and having gone through the public education system from K to 12 grade in the 90’s  , I have a pretty strong opinion  about some of BASIC LIFE KNOWLEDGE I SHOULD HAVE BEEN TAUGHT, but wasn’t. Rather as an adult I had to piece together this knowledge through experience. ...

Staten Island Triathlon 2017 – Race Report 1

Staten Island Triathlon 2017 - Race Report
A few weekends ago, a bunch of  friends and I  took part in the 9th annual 2017 Staten Island Triathlon held at the Midland Beach,  Staten Island, New York.  Held in honor or Rocco Laurie , this race raises money for the  Rocco Laurie Foundation.  This is a convenient local sprint race plus this year ...

preparing your IRA | 401k account for big stock market correction 2

preparing your IRA | 401k account for big stock market correction
It’s August 2017 , and the stock market has been on a tear since the US  2016 election its been up 21%+  Dow Index, and an equivalent for the S&P 500 index., many stocks are richly valued. There’s a growing chorus of  market and economic experts (Jim Rodgers,  Peter Schiff, and others) that expect a ...

WordPress linux backup script to offsite NAS via Rsync 3

WordPress linux backup script to offsite NAS via Rsync
Here’s a simple straightforward bash | shell script that I use for this SITE to easily and routinely backup my Entire  Wordpress Site , all its folders and plugins , and the corresponding database.   Of course there are dozens of WordPress Backup  plugins (such as Backup Buddy;  Updraft Plus; BackWpUp ) that do this ...

401k – a risky retirement and what you can do… 1

401k - a risky retirement and what you can do...
For those of that traditional corporate employment your’re likely familiar with the 401k, I’m going to outline there are substantial risks in 401k as your primary retirement account, if you blindly just let your money sit there and not manage your 401k assets, you may be in for a rude awakening. Finally I’ll suggest some ...

2017 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon

2017 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon
This weekend I took part in the 2017 edition (35rd Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  This is a “Sprint-Lympic” distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather conditions were overcast and foggy at start, but overall comfortable. This years event again was less crowded and did not sell out less than 500 ...