Fine tuning apache and mysql for performance and security

I’ve gone through a process of migration of a server, with help with provided migration scripts, and some hard-coded scripts to help synchronizing latest data, and permission fixing. All done well, and working fine now. However, all installation of services were default, and did not optimized for our needs. There are few aspect of tuning […]

Beware of phishing site.

What is phishing anyway? From Wikipedia, the word phishing means a criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information from users such as username, password and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. Wikipedia:Phishing Nowadays, you must receive at least one phishing email, containing phishing URL, every time you […]

Network monitoring with cacti – snmpd.conf

Network monitoring plays an important aspect in a system admin life. You will be managing some servers, and you might have problem taking care of their respective ‘health’, making sure its serving fine and performing best of it. There are some monitoring tool, for example, mrtg, nagios, cacti. For our setup, we are utilizing cacti, […]

Picasa LigthBox 2 WordPress Plugin

While figuring out how to manage my pics, and easy insert into my blog post, I found this plugin. Picasa LigthBox 2. This plugin will retrieve our public pictures from picasa gallery, and have an easy interface to include them into our blog post. Besides, it provides a overlay preview to our users, using WordPress […]

iDuino – Arduino compatible prototyping board

Hai.. Long time again since my last post. Just updated something, for my own notes, and anyone who an share this. Last few month I have bought a electronic prototyping platform, which contains a mictrocontroller Atmega168. The board I bought was iDuino, a derivative from another electronic platform, that is Arduino. They are open source […]

Web 2.0 button – Photoshop tips

I just found a new Photoshop tutorial, Its a simple tutorial, to create a Web 2.0 button for your website. It will look like glossy crystal look, some kinda elegant. The article is available here[dead link now]. The tutorial is simple, showing a few suggestion on blending options that needed to give the glossy look. […]