Installing the latest PHP (5.4.23 / 5.5.7) on CentOS/RHEL 1

Method 1 – Remi Repo The Remi Repository (famillecollet.com) maintains the newest PHP for CentOS, RHEL, etc. And by newest, I mean newer than all other major repos. All you need to do is install PHP with Remi enabled. As of writing this article, Remi has 5.4.23 for CentOS, RHEL, etc. If you want even ...

Understanding IOWait 4

IOWait definition & properties IOWait (usually labeled %wa in top) is a sub-category of idle (%idle is usually expressed as all idle except defined subcategories), meaning the CPU is not doing anything. Therefore, as long as there is another process that the CPU could be processing, it will do so. Additionally, idle, user, system, iowait, ...