Debugging And Testing PHP With assert()
PHP has a built in debugging and testing tool called assertions, which is essentially the assert() function and a few configuration options.
Allowing Cached HTTPS Traffic From Drupal With Varnish And Pound
Speeding Up Apache And Drupal With Varnish
Varnish is a web application accelerator that provides an easy speed increase to most web applications and Drupal is no exception. It works by creating a reverse proxy service that sits in front of your web server and caches traffic that comes through it.
Adding iptables Rules With Ansible
Many systems and applications require certain access to certain ports and protocols. When installing these systems using Ansible it is necessary to also open up the needed ports so that the systems can function correctly. As there is no iptables module in Ansible the shell command is needed to add the iptables rules.
Turning Off Apache Basic Authentication For A Single Directory
When setting up staging sites or similar I often add a simple Apache authentication check in order to stop everyone from viewing the site. This is also useful in stopping search engine spiders from accessing a site with testing content on it, which generally causes trouble. It isn't amazingly secure, but it keeps almost everyone out.
Using Phing To Create Apache Virtual Hosts
Phing is an awesome tool for automating things and I use it more and more for automating all kinds of different tasks. One of the tasks that I don't tend to do all that much is setting up a new local virtual host for Apache on my development machines.
Good article about ApacheBench http://plutov.by/post/apache_bench_easy_tool
Submitted by Alexander on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:13Permalink
Yeah, it's a pretty good article, althought it is in Russian...
Google translate seems to do the job though :)
Submitted by philipnorton42 on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:22Permalink
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