How to put Varnish in front of your Webserver without doing any change.

Varnish is an open source “web accelerator” which you can use to speed up your website. It can cache certain static elements, such as images or javascript but you can also use it for other purposes such as Load balancing or some additional security, in general most of the people want to try it and [...]

Supercharge WordPress, Part 2

This article of mine has been original published on Wazi WordPress, the popular content managing system (CMS), is easy to set up and use, and well supported by both its community and professional consultants. WordPress depends upon a complete stack that comprises an operating system, database, web server, and PHP. If you can optimize this [...]

Windows vs Linux Software

by Frank Harris-Smith Linux and Windows. It’s like comparing Apples and Oranges. Software can be compared, but how do you do so fairly and honestly? And what sort of presumptions should I make concerning where the reader of this article stands? I presume you are among the “rare” Linux users. Not easy at all. Let’s [...]

Apache Alternatives for Serving PHP

This is an article of mine, already published on wazi Do you have problems serving more than two pages per second on your WordPress or Drupal blog? Do the sites of your competitors serve pages faster than yours? Their secret weapon may be a different web server and PHP combo than Apache and mod_php. But don’t [...]

Using Apache as File server with DAV and Ldap

This is an article of mine, originally published on Wazi Apache is the world’s most popular web server and its normal use is to provide websites on the Web, but sometimes you can use it also to provide other services. In this tutorial we’ll see how to set up an Apache with DAV and LDAP [...]