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SSL/TLS Improvements in MySQL 5.7.10

2015-12-22 KENNETH 0

Secure communications is a core component of a robust security policy, and MySQL Server 5.7.10 – the first maintenance release of MySQL Server 5.7 – introduces needed improvements in this area.  Support for TLS has been expanded from TLSv1.0 to include TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2, default ciphers have been updated, and controls have been implemented allowing both server and client-side configuration of acceptable TLS protocol versions.  … Source: mysqlserverteam.com

Scaling Web Applications with NGINX – Part I: Load Balancing

2015-12-22 KENNETH 0

The following is adapted from a talk given by Matt Williams at nginx.conf 2015, held in San Francisco in September. This blog post is the first of two parts, and is focused on load balancing; the second part, focused on caching and monitoring, is here. You can view the presentation slides or watch the video of the complete talk. My name is Matt Williams, and I’m the evangelist at Datadog. Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring platform. We load up an agent on each host that you want to monitor and start collecting data on everything that’s going on, including metrics from NGINX, or Apache, or MySQL, or PostgreSQL, or the OS, or whatever, then bring it together on a nice dashboard. But I’m not here to talk about Datadog. Today we’re going to focus on “Scaling Web Applications with NGINX [ more… ]

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Holiday Reading List 2015

2015-12-22 KENNETH 0

The holiday season is a great time to catch up on reading and industry news, and also an important time to think about plans for the new year. We have a great pulse on what’s happening in the application delivery and performance industry and have been fortunate to grow as a leader in this space. In this post, we’re sharing some of our most visited and shared blog posts from 2015, and content we think excels. We’ve published several posts throughout the year about the growing adoption of microservices architectures. In September, we launched nginScript – an exciting JavaScript-based scripting implementation for NGINX configuration. We then started a series about improving application performance, published blog posts about security, and released support for HTTP/2. Here are our top 5 blog posts from 2015 that we think you’ll find useful: 1. Introduction [ more… ]

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RHSA-2015:2685-1: Important: openstack-ironic-discoverd security update

2015-12-22 KENNETH 0

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated openstack-ironic-discoverd packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. CVE-2015-5306 Source: rhn-errata

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RHSA-2015:2684-1: Moderate: openstack-nova secuity and bug fix advisory

2015-12-22 KENNETH 0

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated OpenStack Compute packages that resolve one security issue and a bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. CVE-2015-7713 Source: rhn-errata