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Using HTTP Compression

I have a new article up at ServerWatch which looks at the benefits and configuration of HTTP compression within Apache and IIS. Here’s an excerpt from the intro: There’s a finite amount of bandwidth on most Internet connections, and anything admin…

Tom Jackiewicz, Deploying OpenLDAP

OpenLDAP is the directory server of choice if you want a completely free and open source solution to the directory server problem. Tom Jackiewicz is the author of Deploying OpenLDAP, a title that aims to dissolve many of the myths and cover the me…

Finding alternatives in developing software

My latest article over at Free Software Magazine is available. This time, I’m looking at the role of free software in development, both of free and proprietary applications. I discuss the benefits of free software and the pitfalls of proprietary s…

Garrett Rooney, Practical Subversion

Subversion is having what can only be described as a subversive effect on the versioning software environment. CVS has long been the standard amongst programmers, but it has it’s faults and Subversion (read Sub-version) addresses those known and p…

Computerworld Blogs

Computerworld have set up a dedicated blogging area on their site at Computerworld blogs There are a few of us there; all dedicated to blogging on different news stories in a range of different areas and topics. You can read my blog at the dedicat…