install / compile MYSQL 5 on RHEL / CentOS 4

install / compile MYSQL 5 on RHEL / CentOS 4

There not much performance difference between MYSQL 4 and 5 as far as you’re not using mysqli ext for your PHP scripts, but it nice to find rpms ready on which makes the job much easier.

Using iptables to block ips that spam or attack your server

Check Configuring iptables on CentOS post.

Why should you do that while APF or CSF can do it automatically?
Because APF/CSF could block an important bot testing your server to add to search index. So reviewing every ip would be a daily task!
Ok, so how?
using RHEL4, centos4

get an array containing random integers between $min and $max integers

Trying to pick up random keys from an array but don’t want any duplicates?
try this

Using Google AJAX API to copy google results in array

This is some way you can get Google results as a JavaScript array that you can display on any page, you first need to get your Google API Key then try this code…

Sitemap Creator 0.1 : Create Sitemaps 0.9 valid for Google, Yahoo! and MSN Sitemaps

New Sitemap Creator 0.2a available

Sitemap Creator is a php script making use of the
announced new standard SiteMaps protocol supported by Google, Yahoo and MSN.