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Optimize MySQL Table and Shrink the File Size

This howto outlines the steps to optimize a MySQL table, and shrink the physical file size of the file. This can be useful if you have removed a large number of records from a table, but the actual file size of that table on the disk hasn’t changed.…

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Optimizing jpeg Image Files on Linux

Optimizing images can be a quick and easy way to shrink the file size of jpeg images, removing unneeded data within the file. This can reduce the time it takes users to download the images if they are on a web server. It can also be used to remove comment and exif data from the files, so there is no added information within the file, other than the image itself. “jpegoptim” is a free application that can be used to…

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