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The OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Strikes The Internet

As many Phoronix readers have already reported in, a very serious OpenSSL security vulnerability was discovered that allows for attackers to read memory in 64k memory chunks. A very serious bug in OpenSSL 1.0.1/1.0.2-beta is leaking information since the bug's introduction in 2011.

7 April 2014 - OpenSSL - 15 Comments
Facebook & Others Announce WebScaleSQL

A number of tech companies including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter announced WebScaleSQL on Thursday as a project that adapts MySQL to their massively bigger database needs.

28 March 2014 - WebScaleSQL - Add A Comment
Linux Web Usage Almost Doubled, Now At ~2%?

A new report out from a major Internet advertising firm has shown the number of Linux devices almost doubling in the last quarter of 2013 and putting the Linux usage on the web at just under 2%.

20 February 2014 - Chitika - 82 Comments
PHP 5.6 Has An Exponential Operator, New Features

The second alpha release of the forthcoming PHP 5.6 is now available. PHP 5.6 is shaping up to be a very nice evolutionary upgrade to this popular web programming language that also works well for CLI scripting.

18 February 2014 - PHP 5.6 Alpha 2 - 10 Comments

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