About NhocConan

A super lazy guy who tries to write tech blog entries in English.He is lazy, so he can only write when he is in a good mood or when he is tired of coding.

Serving static files: a comparison between Apache, Nginx, Varnish and G-WAN

Have just read a great article about serving static files among  many popular web servers. So I paste it here for future reference. This articles is published under this link. Update 1 (Mar 16, 2011): Apache MPM-Event benchmark added Update 2 (Mar 16, 2011): Second run of Varnish benchmark added Update 3 […]

VisualSVN server – Script to convert SVN-based permission file (authz) to Windows-based permission file (authz-windows)

This article introduce a script to Script to convert SVN-based permission file (authz) to Windows-based permission file (authz-windows) in VisualSVN server. VisualSVN Server is a good SVN server for Windows-based. By default, authentication in VisualSVN server is based on 2 files: authorization file (password is encoded with htpassword) and permission file. […]

CSS3 for Internet Explorer 6 -> 8

Althought CSS3 is currently fully supported by recent browsers, there are many problems when finding a “falling back” solution for IE <= 8. We can surely change the way we display HTML code, or use javascript for some contents, but these are also not in our favor. Fortunatelly, there is a library called Selectivizr providing an “IE-CSS3 library” http://selectivizr.com/. […]

Introduction to SAML

General Concept Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML, pronounced “sam-el”) is an XML-based open standard data format for exchanging authentication and authorization data between parties, in particular, between an identity provider and a service provider. SAML is a product of the OASIS Security Services Technical Committee. SAML dates from 2001; the most recent update of SAML is from 2005. The single most important problem […]

Connecting between Atlassian Jira and Confluence

This article discusses how to establish a connection between Atlassian Jira and Confluence. For those who have not heard about Jira and Confluence: JIRA is the project tracker for teams planning, building, and launching great products. Atlassian Confluence helps connect gaming teams with the content, knowledge, and co-workers they need to get work […]