How to Cut, Copy and Paste in Vim / Vi


Learn the basic Vim commands - copying (yanking), cutting (deleting), and pasting (putting). There are different ways to navigate through text and edit content. Find out what these are and how to use them.

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Snapshot vs Backup: The Main Differences


Snapshot and backups are similar yet different in terms of how they are used and how they store data. In this article we will explain what snapshots and backups are, how they work and what is the difference between the two.

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How to Export a Table from MySQL to CSV


This article explores several highly efficient methods that allow you to export a MySQL table as a CSV file. As a CSV file, the data from your tables becomes much more accessible, both to humans and a host of other applications.

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How to Rename a Column in MySQL


This article offers two slick methods to rename a column in a MySQL table. Use ALTER TABLE command combined with the RENAME COLUMN clause for a swift resolution. The CHANGE clause offers more options and allows you to micromanage the renaming…

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Full vs Incremental vs Differential Backup: A Detailed Comparison


There are three basic types of backups: full, incremental and differential. Each option has its pros and cons. Configuring your backup plan with one or the other will depend on your needs, priorities and resources. Learn more about different types…

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How to Configure CentOS Network Settings


Configure CentOS network settings using the command line or the Network Manager TUI. This guide shows you how to change network specifications and set up a static IP or configure the network interface for DHCP.

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Rsync Command: 20 Helpful Examples in Linux


This tutorial provides 20 most commonly used rsync commands for all data synchronization scenarios. Master the rsync command and discover the advantages of using it over the rcp command.

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Git Revert: How to Undo Last Commit


Git has a lot of features that help you manage your project and easily access previous commits. This article uses simple commands to show you how to revert to an earlier commit quickly.

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How to Create MariaDB User and Grant Privileges


Once you install MariaDB, one of the first things you need to do is to create a new MariaDB user. This article explains how to create a MariaDB user, and then how to grant privileges to the newly created user.

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How to Export a PostgreSQL Table to CSV


Learn how to export a PostgreSQL table to a .csv file. This feature is especially helpful when transferring the table to a different system or importing it to another database application. The guide shows you how to use either the COPY or the /copy…

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