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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… ]