Finally entered the world of Colocation

I’m not entirely sure how long ago I started using dedicated servers (only one for the first few years though) for my sites, but it must be around 10 years or more. My account on is over 10 years old, and in the oldest posts there suggest I had a Cobalt RAQ at the […]

How to enable TRIM for SSDs in Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”

Modern SSDs support the TRIM command for long-term sustained performance. However for TRIM to work right, the OS (and file system) must have support for it. In the case of Linux, you’ll need kernel version 2.6.33 or newer, use ext4 as file system and also tell the kernel to use TRIM using the “discard” mount […]