The fastest remote directory rsync over ssh archival I can muster (40MB/s over 1gb NICs)

This creates an archive that does the following:

rsync (Everyone seems to like -z, but it is much slower for me)

  • a: archive mode - rescursive, preserves owner, preserves permissions, preserves modification times, preserves group, copies symlinks as symlinks, preserves device files.
  • H: preserves hard-links
  • A: preserves ACLs
View main.yml
# Idempotent way to build a /etc/hosts file with Ansible using your Ansible hosts inventory for a source.
# Will include all hosts the playbook is run on.
# Inspired from
- name: "Build hosts file"
lineinfile: dest=/etc/hosts regexp='.*{{ item }}$' line="{{ hostvars[item].ansible_default_ipv4.address }} {{item}}" state=present
when: hostvars[item].ansible_default_ipv4.address is defined
with_items: groups['all']
View all_attribute_options
//Possible color value
$attribute = Mage::getModel('eav/config')->getAttribute('catalog_product', 'color'); //"color" is the attribute_code
$allOptions = $attribute->getSource()->getAllOptions(true, true);
foreach ($allOptions as $instance) {
$id = $instance['value']; //id of the option
$value = $instance['label']; //Label of the option
View Add swap
root@myserver:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=/swap.dat bs=1024 count=512k
root@myserver:~# mkswap /swap.dat
root@myserver:~# swapon /swap.dat
root@myserver:~# vim /etc/fstab
vim is started to edit, add the following to the end of /etc/fstab file
/swap.dat none swap sw 0 0
Then, edit the mysql config file
root@myserver:~# vim /etc/mysql/my.cnf
View exportMysqlUsers.php
* Export MySQL users and permissions
* This script exports raw CREATE USER and GRANT queries of a given database
* to help migrate MySQL users and permissions to a new server.
* Users will keep their passwords across the migration.
* Warning: The import queries expects exactly the same database structure!
View UploadHandlerS3.php
use Aws\Common\Aws;
use Aws\S3\Exception\S3Exception;
// make sure the SDK is installed
// I've used Composer to autoload it:
* jQuery File Upload Plugin PHP Class 7.1.0
View gist:85bfbe8143ded6a30acb
$locale = 'nl_NL';
Mage::getSingleton('core/translate')->setLocale($locale)->init('frontend', true);
View gist:17f6a800960955e7b40e
function toUnicode(theString) {
var unicodeString = '';
for (var i=0; i < theString.length; i++) {
var theUnicode = theString.charCodeAt(i).toString(16).toUpperCase();
while (theUnicode.length < 4) {
theUnicode = '0' + theUnicode;
theUnicode = '\\u' + theUnicode;
unicodeString += theUnicode;
View gist:8ef76eb48a2ca3f0cf59
* go to to create your access-token. The token will look somewhat like this:
* xoxo-2100000415-0000000000-0000000000-ab1ab1
public static function slack($message, $channel) {
$ch = curl_init("");
$data = http_build_query([