Exim – Basics


* Exim was written by Philip Hazel at the University of Cambridge in 1995.
* Written using the basic philosophy of Smail
* The name was derived from Experimental Internet Mailer as the outcome of the project at start was unknown.


* Exim is Open Source and distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
* Exim is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)

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Ajax and Atlas


AJAX stands for Asynchronous JavaScript And XML. AJAX is a type of programming made popular in 2005 by Google (with Google Suggest). AJAX is not a new programming language, but a new way to use existing standards. With AJAX you can create better, faster, and more user-friendly web applications. AJAX is based on JavaScript and HTTP requests. Continue reading…

RPM Forge


* RPM Forge is the 2nd party RPM repository

* It is an independent community-driven project to provide the infrastructure and tools to allow users, developers and packagers to engage and work together to provide and to improve RPM packages.

* This project already supports various Linux distributions and architectures and is fast expanding.

The main contributors of RPMForge are:

* Dag Wieers
* Dries Verachtert
* Matthias Saou
* Jeff Pitman
* Fernando Lopez-Lezcano
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MySQL – Basics


* MySQL (pronounced my ess cue el) is an open source database management system.

* It uses Structured Query Language (SQL), the most popular language for adding, accessing, and processing data in a database.

* MySQL is noted mainly for its speed, reliability,and flexibility. Continue reading…