php 5

Debian 5 php5 package has serious security issues as follows:

To prevent Denial of Service attacks by exhausting the number of available temporary file names, the max_file_uploads option introduced in PHP 5.3.1 has been backported.

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There will be no updates after 31-Dec-2007 for PHP 4 version. According to the PHP development team ~ support for PHP 4 will continue until the end of this year only You can easily upgrade to PHP 5 but please keep it mind that – few old php scripts may not work. Following application does […]

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This tutorial is intended to give a very basic introduction to using the Zend Framework to write a very basic database driven application. Zend Framework is a new open source effort aimed at producing a high-quality framework for developing modern, robust, secure web applications and web services in PHP 5. This tutorial is constantly updated […]

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It appears that many people or sys admin want to run php 5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Unfortunately Redhat does not provide this package (RPM file) for RHEL. You can download source code and install php 5 from official php site. This requires compiler collection on your system. Download source code and just follow […]

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FastCGI is a language independent, scalable, open extension to CGI that provides high performance without the limitations of server specific APIs. FastCGI provides better scalability and performance. Instead of creating a new process (the CGI program) for every request, FastCGI uses a single persistent process which handles many requests over its lifetime. (See wikipedia article […]

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