Apache Security Update – a flaw In Apache can be used to carry out DoS. Slowloris is a new Apache DoS tool which can use slow Internet links to bring down Apache servers, rather than flooding networks. Most D/DoS tool requires faster net connections but this tool works with minimal bandwidth. This tool can lead to a DoS attack on Apache 1.x, 2.x, dhttpd, GoAhead WebServer, and Squid, while MS IIS6.0, IIS7.0, and lighttpd are confirmed not vulnerable to this attack.
A student at UC Davis has created some stunning visualizations of open source software contributions, including Eclipse, Python, Apache httpd and Postgres.
This tutorial is about setting up Django open source framework under Linux and integrate it with Apache / lighttpd.
AWStats is a free powerful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically. This log analyzer works as a CGI or from command line. This document describes awstats configuration.
Gzip compression reduces response times by reducing the size of the HTTP response. This document describes gzipping http traffic which can reduces the response size by about 70%. Approximately 90% of today’s Internet traffic travels through browsers that claim to support compression.
phpMyVisites is a free and powerful open source (GNU/GPL) software for websites statistics and audience measurements software. I’m currently using this software and it totally rocks. This software gives out lots of information on websites visitors, visited pages, software/hardware utilization. The installation is entirely automated and very simple. I’m currently using the same software here. [...]
Facebook is one of the famous web 2.0 portal, its php source code was leaked on the Internet. This blog post has posted index.php home page source code. According to facebook: Some of Facebook’s source code was exposed to a small number of users due to a bug on a single server that was misconfigured [...]