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#BackToBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 2

26.2.2013 by Boba

In the second of our series delving into Webcelerator web acceleration technology, we take a look at the first steps to take to make your site even faster. You've bought a Webcelerator, now what? Let’s assume that your domain -…

#BackToBasics: An Introduction to Webcelerator

20.2.2013 by Boba

In the first of a series of blogs looking at our web acceleration technology Webcelerator, we break down the basics of what Webcelerator is. A Webcelerator is, at the most basic level, a caching HTTP reverse proxy that sits between…

Dogma in IT: Why System Administrators Need to Rethink Trust

20.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

In the latest guest post from our resident Linux guru, we take a look at the idea of trust in managing systems integrity. One of the things that really bothers me about the IT community at large, especially in larger…

Microsoft OSG Loves Linux Technologies

23.5.2011 by Jenn Granger

You don't expect to hear about Microsoft dedicating an entire section of their company to Open Source projects, and the revelation that they do came as a big surprise to many members of our Linux team. The Open Solutions Group…

The Potency of SQL Injection – A Technical Perspective

16.8.2010 by Pingu

Most web developers know that they should sanitize their web input. However recent figures from the UK Security Breach Investigations Report 2010 indicate that 40 per cent of all website attacks are due to SQL injections. SQL injection attacks allow…

Role Based Access Controls in Enterprise Linux 6

16.8.2010 by Pingu

Looking for the latest Linux blogs?   I've been really excited about the potential of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6/CentOS6) and the beta has not let me down. Most of the more prominent features are laid out at the…

Measuring Driver Performance in Perf

9.8.2010 by Pingu

A couple of weeks ago the Linux Kernel 2.6.35 was officially released. For me, this release hasn't been as exciting as say, 2.6.30 but one thing that whet my appetite was the support for distributed incoming network load. But what's…

The Unnoticed Internet Milestone

24.3.2010 by Pingu

Last month a significant milestone was achieved, but it would have passed by most people unnoticed. The Apache HTTP Server announced its 15th anniversary. (more…)

Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid Lynx) Beta 1 released

24.3.2010 by Pingu

This week provides a little extra excitement in the world of Linux. The newest version of Ubuntu (10.4) has been released for testing! (more…)

Open Source – A Sign of Things to Come?

24.8.2009 by Pingu

Traditionally, change is brought about by ideas, contributions, team work and communities. This is no less so in IT. Just a few years ago software and applications were seen as magical entities and few people understood how they worked. This…