The Switch: Apache + Mod_PHP to Nginx + PHP-FPM

File this under “another thing I should’ve done ages ago.” I decided that I should explore the world of Nginx as a web server since many people have been telling me it’s good. And all I can say is holy shit, it’s good. The setup was simple and after a few idiotic mistakes on my […]

You Want Us To Be Secure…

But you make it so complicated. From a technical standpoint, I understand how simple it is to create certificates for SSL/TLS and put them into configs and use ’em. From a user standpoint, I can not understand the who/what/when/where/why as to the whole security industry and being so damn complicated. So many SSL providers out […]

Ubuntu: Sharing is Caring

Over the last 24 hours, since the release of Ubuntu 11.04, I’ve managed to upload over 200GB on the torrents.  Here’s a little graph of my bandwidth use.  I’m sure this is just a drop int he bucket.  It’d be interesting to see how much other individuals upload during the same release time. I don’t […]