An extremely frustrating Apache error – uploads failing silently at exactly 20 seconds

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RequestReadTimeout header=300-360,MinRate=500 body=300-360,MinRate=500 The above block of text took hours to find, and nearly drove me crazy. I’ve been working on getting file uploads to work on an AWS PHP application sitting behind an Application Load Balancer, and we simply could not figure out the issue. At first, we investigated PHP settings like post_max_size, upload_max_filesize, […]

Hello WordPress, my old friend

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I’ve come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence Silence being me not posting for a while, but still having thoughts of complex ideas to post… I guess with […]

DailyKos.com article about “Persona Management Software”; i.e. faking out the hive mind

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Original article Before I get all the comments about how DailyKos is usually a “left wing propaganda tool”*, this is actually a very good article on the recent HB Gary Federal (a federal contractor in “IT Security”) scandal in which one of their employees tried to infiltrate Anonymous. The fallout of that fiasco was that […]