Category: Administration

Virtual Apache Development Server 0

Virtual Apache Development Server

If you are a web developer, you will need a virtual server to test and run your code. On Linux you can install the LAMP packet (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). On Windows or Mac you...

Use both Apache and Tomcat parallel 0

Use both Apache and Tomcat parallel

In a recent article I described how to configure a Tomcat web server to host also PHP projects. Now the question is: is it possible to host both, PHP and Java web projects on...

Virtual hosts with Apache 0

Virtual hosts with Apache

Apache offers the possibility to define virtual hosts. For me as developer this is good to host all my different projects and test projects on one single Apache web server. For my local work,...

VirtualBox – add a hard disk to Windows XP 0

VirtualBox – add a hard disk to Windows XP

I encountered a problem during the extension of a pre defined virtual Windows XP environment. It was harder than expected to add second hard disk to a already defined system. Initial situation I want...

Virtualization with VirtualBox – Part 2 0

Virtualization with VirtualBox – Part 2

In this part of my series of articles about VirtualBox we want to configure out newly created system. In part one we created the virtual machine and then installed the operating system. Now we...

Virtualization with VirtualBox – Part 1 0

Virtualization with VirtualBox – Part 1

For me virtualization is a very common term. Event for a web developer! The problem is, that without knowing something about virtualization it is nearly impossible to offer your work widespread. There are many...

PHP with Tomcat 4

PHP with Tomcat

Maybe some web developers are a bit confused about this title. Why should I run by PHP programs with Apache Tomcat web server? Motivation At first I want to explain the initial situation. Normally...

The Apache web server – Part 3 0

The Apache web server – Part 3

Tomcat Tomcat is needed if we want to execute Java Servlets and Java Server Pages on our web server. It adds this feature and also has some usable management tools. Installation First we need...