Do you have any exciting plans for the weekend? Hopefully you find some time to read through this varied mix of articles consisting of Amazon AWS, Chromium, Evernote and Graphite, usability tools, and more. This week’s suggested reading Graphite at Evernote : The Evernote operations team describes how it uses Graphite and shows of some customizations it has developed (which they promise will be released as open source).
Automattic ’s WordPress.com blog hosting platform just keeps growing. Traffic is up 25% compared to a year ago, and 79% compared to the year before that. It hosts around half of all WordPress sites in the world (of which there are currently 54.7 million) It’s easy to forget how it started, as a small service by the people behind the open source WordPress blog software.
Today, we want to highlight that it was 10 years ago, on June 5 in 2002, that version 1.0 of the open source Mozilla web browser suite was released , blazing a path to the most recent Firefox. The simple significance of this is that without Mozilla 1.0, Firefox may never have existed. That makes today an important day in the history of the Internet in general, and the web in particular
We’ve noted many successful open source projects and products before on this blog, and the Web is arguably the biggest one of them all . Two such products we’ve failed to recognize, however, are the very first web browser and server, simply called World Wide Web , developed by Tim Berners-Lee . Today is especially important in the history of the web since on April 30, 1993, CERN , the European Organization for Nuclear Research, released World Wide Web into the public domain.
In this show, we talk to Nicolai Solling , Director of Technology Services at help AG , about security in general and Google Drive in particular. First, we continue on the topic of the Flashback Mac trojan, which continues to haunt the Mac community, even more so than previously thought. And apparently Macs spread malware to Windows PCs at an alarming rate
In this show, we talk to Nicolai Solling , Director of Technology Services at help AG , about security. We continue on the topic of the Flashback Mac trojan, which has now been reduced to affecting about 140,000 Macs , but its reach surpassed the Confickr botnet, at least in relative terms. We also touch upon the need for IT security education within organizations, and new Android malware
In this show, we talk to Nicolai Solling , Director of Technology Services help AG , about security.
The Apache HTTP Server is the most common web server software in the world, by far.
Every Friday we bring you a collection of links to places on the web that we find particularly newsworthy, interesting, entertaining, and topical. We try to focus on some particular area or topic each week, but in general we will cover Internet, web development, networking, performance, security, and other geeky topics. This week we bring you a collection of articles focusing on Big Data and NoSQL.
In the latest Netcraft Web Server, for January 2012 , the lightweight open source web server software NGINX amassed more active sites than Microsoft Internet Information Server for the first time. That makes NGINX the second most used web server software in the world right now, only trumped by Apache . Let’s look at the numbers
Apache is still the undisputed king of web server software but according to the latest Netcraft Web Server Survey from November 2011, NGINX usage has grown almost 300% over the last year. In real numbers NGINX increased from about 15 million sites a year ago to 43 million in November 2011