How to exclude Apache Access log entries

The Apache Access log records each request for content received by your Apache web server.  This is important information to have available.  You can see where requests are coming from and detect requests that may be attacks from hackers seeking to get in to your system.  However, you can also … Continue reading

Zend DBi may not respond to changes in the my.cnf configuration file

If changes made to the my.cnf configuration file for MySQL do not seem to be changing the behavior of your Zend DBi installation of MySQL, there are two issues to look at. 1. my.cnf is “World-writable” MySQL will not process the my.cnf configuration file on start up if the file … Continue reading

Install the IBMDB2i storage engine for Zend DBI MySQL

One really interesting feature of MySQL is that it can use different storage engines. One of the engines available for MySQL is IBMDB2i. This engine uses DB2 on the IBM i to store data. This provides the possibility of downloading and installing a free LAMP application, and being able to access … Continue reading