March 2009 Archives

March 18, 2009

I've been a fool!

Made a classic, school-boy error last night...

Was moving a movabletype installation from 2 recently decommissioned dedicated servers to a cloud hosting environment and noticed that the wonderful people at the new place allow you IP access to the MySQL servers.  "Great" I though, I can use the MySQL migration toolkit, this will be a breeze.  So I restored the backup from the dedicated servers to an intermediary server (can you see where this is going yet?) and then proceeded with the transfer.

Continue reading I've been a fool!.

March 13, 2009

BBC Publish F1 Calendar as iCal

Congrats BBC, this is a brilliant idea, everyone go there and tell them how wonderful an idea it is and that they should carry on doing it.  Go on, do it now, I'll wait.....

For those without iCal, here's the schedule displayed nicely on the web for you.  This should keep itself up to date, and if the BBC add the rest of the season, I'll update this page as well so bookmark it to keep up to date with the schedule.

UPDATE: After publishing the first two races as ICS files, it seems the BBC have not done the same for China, so I will keep this as up to date as I can manually.

UPDATE 2: They've published the full season now at last! Head over here to get your own ics file, or keep referring to the below calendar, which should now have the whole season in!