Posts Tagged: Ubuntu


Making the Switch From MySQL to MariaDB

Over the last few days, we’ve been working on some server optimizations here at Obstance. Part of the process was making the switch from MySQL to MariaDB. Or maybe more appropriately worded, upgrading to MariaDB. It’s such an insanely simple process, you’ll wonder why you haven’t done it yet. We’ll let you know how to

Changing Your WordPress Username Using SSH

Since WordPress doesn’t allow you to change your username without digging into your website’s MySQL database, I’ll walk you through a short and painless process of changing it using SSH (secure shell) on an Ubuntu server. Note: A much easier alternative is to simply make a new user with administrative privileges and delete your old