Computers & Internet

Collecting Articles on mod_rewrite

This is something that I am longing to learn throughly. I know just basic enough to get work done, but there are such a lot of things that you can do with it, that I have decided to dedicate a post collecting resources to the same! Apache module mod_rewrite mod_rewrite – Apache HTTP Server mod_rewrite: A Beginner’s Guide to URL Rewriting mod_rewrite, a beginner’s guide (with examples) Results from Google mod_rewrite Cheat Sheet Apache mod_rewrite tweaks URL Rewriting Well there are a lot more resources.

Hyperthreading hurts server performance, say developers

Intel had stated that hyperthreading’s performance advantages would show once threaded software became available, but it appears that in some cases the opposite is true This sounds rather surprising because hyper threading is supposed to increase performance. However, both SQL Server and Citrix Terminal server show marked permance decrease which returns to normal on disabling HT. Read the full ZDNet Report

Google Corrects Gmail Security Flaw

Google said Wednesday it has fixed a problem in its widely used email program that allowed hackers to break into peoples Gmail accounts to read messages and pose as legitimate email users. Security researchers in Spain exposed a flaw in the way Google authenticates its users, allowing the breach in the system that counts more than 5 million users. The process for exploiting Gmail was posted to a hacker web site.

Type Managers – The future?

Type Managers are intentional interfaces for files that have similar or the same type of data. The type in Type Manager literally refers to a set of mime types such as images, videos, music, or e-mails. Icefox writes a detailed article explaining Type Managers and how they are soon catching on.