Today was about optimizing my LAMP stack here because as you know, speed can only be replaced by more speed. Last time I was moving my MySQL server to a different machine, but I was certain that there’s more to be done for the ultimate speed gain. In this case it was luck discovering some more options. Just […]
I don’t deny that my blog wasn’t too fast during the last year, which is one of those problems that are simply annoying but not fixed with high priority as things ‘work’ – somehow. But now I decided to improve things.
I was analyzing some logfiles of my webserver during the last days and watched a huge number of strange hits coming from rather strange hosts: index.php?page=http://www.xxxxxxxx.com/path/to/file.txt What the heck is going on here? What does the URL do? Well – it’s there for purpose – so let’s fetch it. (URL above is cloaked for security reasons) A good […]
Since I have worked out the separated rss feeds for my page, I have to battle with mod_rewrite again, which I definitively dislike as I always tend to wreck my sites that way. My current .htaccess file works quite the way I’d need it, but I’d need to extend it for the new feeds. Well – here it […]