Zenoss Blog » Open Source Software Configuration Management

Posted on August 30, 2007 in General News

If you are already familiar with open source monitoring, you might also be interested in open source software configuration management. Software Configuration Management (SCM) attempts to identify the configuration of software at discrete points in time and to systematically control changes to the …

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Google Web Toolkit - Build AJAX apps in the Java language

Posted on August 29, 2007 in General News

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is an open source Java software development framework that makes writing AJAX applications like Google Maps and Gmail easy for developers who don't speak browser quirks as a second language. Writing dynamic web applications today is …

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Learning and Mastering the Linux VI / VIM editor

Posted on August 29, 2007 in How-to

VIM is my preferred text editor for configuring system and writing code at a shell prompt. However many new Linux user finds it difficult to cope with vim. This tutorial provides a good introduction:

The VI editor is a screen-based editor used …


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macosxhints.com - OS X VPN client and Cisco ASA

Posted on August 29, 2007 in How-to

Summary: This hint is for Network Engineers who want their firewalls to accept VPN connections from standard OS X L2TP / IPSec clients (should also work for Windows and Linux clients). If you are not a network engineer, but are having trouble …

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10 Free, Innovative Web Analytics Tools

Posted on August 28, 2007 in General News

When most people think of free web analytics, they immediately think of Google Analytics. But there are many other free, innovative statistic tools available on the web. These tools measure everything from user behavior, to search engine traffic, to real-time visitor tracking, and more …

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Ultimate Web Development Cheat Sheets

Posted on August 27, 2007 in Uncategorized

So your sitting there on Saturday morning, sipping on a nice warm cup of coffee or tea, smell the freshness of the morning, and whipping up some html, CSS and trying out some new AJAX programming. Your stuck on something, you wish you had a quick cheat sheet to get …


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Set up a Web server cluster in 5 easy steps

Posted on August 24, 2007 in How-to

Construct a highly available Apache Web server cluster that spans multiple physical or virtual Linux® servers in 5 easy steps with Linux Virtual Server and Heartbeat v2.

PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

Posted on August 24, 2007 in How-to

This area is intended for everyone new to PHP. It opens with a series of informal, entertaining tutorials written by Vikram Vaswani, founder and CEO of Melonfire. These tutorials build on a previously-published 5-part series which has now been updated and extended to …

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Official Google Blog: Robots Exclusion Protocol: now with even more flexibility

Posted on August 24, 2007 in How-to

This is the third and last in my series of blog posts about the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP). In the first post, I introduced robots.txt and the robots META tags, giving an overview of when to use them …

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Official Google Blog: Controlling how search engines access and index your website

Posted on August 24, 2007 in Uncategorized

I'm often asked about how Google and search engines work. One key question is: how does Google know what parts of a website the site owner wants to have show up in search results? Can publishers specify that …

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