Despite the many bad things said about optimising compilers -including the things said about them elsewhere on this web site- they are actually pretty good at generating reasonable performance x86 code. Not quite as good as a real x86 assembler guru, but better than most of us Windows programmers. They really know about the subtleties of Pentium opcode scheduling, and other devious tricks. You can learn a lot about x86 coding by reading the generated assembler listings.
Mod_protection is an Apache module that integrates basic function of an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) and of a firewall (not yet). Your Apache administrator only have to install mod_protection and define rules.
This is an "all hands on deck alert:"
It looks like the Baby Bells have the FCC Chairman on their side as a trump card if the Tauzin-Dingel bill fails to pass in Congress, which it almost assuredly will. A good chunk of the remaining telecom companies' necks are on the chopping block if the FCC's moves aren't blocked:
Source: OS Opinion
Mike Vildibill, director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center, told NewsFactor, 'Internet2 was the network of the future three years ago, and now the future is here.'
Touted a few years ago as the next-generation Internet, Internet2 is now a real, high-bandwidth network shared by some 180 different institutions and groups. But is Internet2 still the Web of the future for the rest of us?