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Tuning the LAMP Stack to Boost the Performance of Drupal

The previous article in this series dealt with the various external factors that impact the performance of Drupal sites, exploring ways to mitigate them. Now, let’s look at how it’s possible to increase…

Joy Of Learning: A Peek Into Auto-generating Code

Using tools to auto-generate code from high-level models or specifications looks like a cool idea. Though generating code instead of hand-writing it from scratch has many advantages, one needs to also be aware…

Nginx also likes to throw a 403 error and close the connetction

Methods To Lock Down WordPress wp-admin, and Accessing it Using SOCKS5 Proxy

It’s as simple as this: have SSH listen on the standard port 22, and when you check your server logs, you see all sorts of random people trying to login to your server….

Supercharged WordPress

Supercharge Your Self-Hosted WordPress Blog with Nginx & FastCGI

If you are running WordPress on a VPS, you’ve got all the power in the world to run the site exactly the way you want. If you know how to use that power,…

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The Comperhensive LAMP Guide, Part-1: Compiling and Optimising Apache

These days, almost everyone needs a website. Online business is picking up, and an Internet presence is a must for firms wanting to expand their business. If you’re the freelance Web designer or…

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Securing Apache, Part 7: Fool-proofing the Server OS

Moving deeper into Web application and Apache security, let’s now focus on OS commanding attacks, and those that lead to the disclosure of crucial information and server directory paths. The attacks described below…

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