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…

LVM – An Introduction


An Introduction

This is an attempt to collect everything needed to know to get LVM up and running. The entire process of getting, compiling, installing, and setting up LVM will be covered. Pointers to LVM configurations that have been tested will also be included. This version of the HowTo is for LVM 2 with device-mapper and LVM 1.0.8. All previous versions of LVM are considered obsolete and are only kept for historical reasons. This document makes no attempt to explain or describe the workings or use of those versions.

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