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Apache Unveils Cassandra 1.2
Administrators of big databases, rejoice. The Apache Software Foundation just unveiled Apache Cassandra 1.2, a high-performance NoSQL database with tons of new features, including version three of the Cassandra Query Language.

Apache on ARM Chips? Dell and Calxeda Help Make it Happen
There's more than one way to handle massive amounts of information on web servers. You could move to a more expensive server Ė or you could add more inexpensive servers. The latest activity between the Apache Software Foundation, Dell, and Calxeda aim to approach the same problem at the microprocessor level.

The Down Side of Open Source Software
Using open source software brings with it many benefits: rapid improvements, help from a strong community, lower costs, the ability to hack right into the code to fix problems, and more. Unfortunately, there's a certain attitude that often comes with it that is rather less than helpful to those in corporate situations.

VMware Unveils Serengeti for Apache Hadoop
If you're looking for open source solutions for handling large amounts of data in the cloud, VMware's latest project is aimed right at you. It's an open source project called Serengeti, designed to assist large companies in the deployment, management, and scaling of Apache Hadoop in virtual and cloud environments.

SAP Takes Steps to Improve Hadoop Integration
SAP, an industry leading provider of enterprise application software for businesses of varying sizes and industries, recently used the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando, Florida, to announce breakthroughs in terms of Hadoop integration. The company also used the conference to reveal examples of advantages offered to customers who have used big data setups based on SAPís real-time data platform, and also introduced a new big data partner council.

Looking to Hone Apache Hadoop Skills?
Apache Hadoop, the open source data management software that helps organizations analyze massive volumes of structured and unstructured data, is a very hot topic across the tech industry. Employed by such big named websites as eBay, Facebook, and Yahoo, Hadoop is being tagged by many as one of the most desired tech skills for 2012.

How to Install Joomla on WAMPP
This tutorial will teach you, in a straightforward manner, how to install Xampp (Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl) on a computer using a Windows operating system, and install Joomla on it to test and develop your own website or blog.

Working with XAMPP and Wordpress
In this tutorial, you will learn how to work with Wordpress in a XAMPP (X, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and PERL) environment, including deployment and migration tips and techniques.

GUI Available for Apache Camel
If you use the Apache Camel messaging framework, FuseSource has some good news for you. It just released a GUI for the open source system.

Reduce Server Load for Apache and PHP Websites
This is an introductory tutorial that teaches you useful and easy practices you can use to reduce website server load. It is applicable to websites hosted on Apache web servers, preferably using Cpanel. It also assumes that you are using PHP as your server side scripting language.

Creating a VAMP (Vista, Apache, MySQL, PHP) Setup
With the abundance of communication between the browser and a server in these days of AJAX and JSON data interchange, there has never been a better time to get your own development web server set up so that you can test all those dynamic scripts youíre writing. This article will show you how to do it using some of the most popular software.

Putting Apache in Jail
In this conclusion to a six-part series on Apache configuration and installation, you will learn how to use chroot to put Apache in jail, how to prepare PHP to work in jail, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Containing Intrusions in Apache
In this fifth part to a six-part series on installing and configuring Apache, you will learn, among other things, how to put Apache in jail. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Server Limits for Apache Security
In this fourth part of a six-part series on Apache installation and configuration, you will learn how to set server configuration limits, prevent information leaks, and more. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Setting Permissions in Apache
In this third part of a six-part series on Apache installation and configuration, you will learn how to set security-related permissions. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Installing Apache
In the second part to a six-part series on Apache installation and configuration, we will focus on selecting modules to install and begin to explore configuration and hardening. This article is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Apache Installation and Configuration
Apache is the most popular web server on the Internet, partly because it is open source. This popularity means that security is very important. Securing the application starts with the way you configure it. This article, the first of six parts, is excerpted from chapter two of Apache Security, written by Ivan Ristic (O'Reilly; ISBN: 0596007248). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission from the publisher. Available from booksellers or direct from O'Reilly Media.

Apache Tapestry and Custom Components: DateInput
Tapestry has many benefits, but perhaps one of the most important is that it makes creation of custom components very easy. In this article, I'll create a custom component to illustrate this point.

Tapestry and AJAX: Autocompleter and InlineEditBox
Although the term AJAX was coined not so long ago, AJAX-like functionality has already been available in Tapestry for quite some time. In Tapestry 4.0 we can use Tacos, a rich and interesting library of custom Tapestry components that includes a number of AJAX-driven components. Tapestry 4.1 has Dojo JavaScript library built into it, so it comes with some core AJAX-enabled components.

PropertySelection and IPropertySelectionModel in Apache Tapestry
We already encountered PropertySelection in one of the previous articles so we know that it is a Tapestry component used to display a drop-down list, allowing the user to choose one of multiple options. You might think that the way in which options are provided to this component (through its model binding) is somewhat cumbersome when all you need to do is select one of a few strings. However, PropertySelection was designed with a great deal of power and flexibility in mind, and I hope that today you will appreciate this.