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Apache Traffic Server : Dedicated high volume proxy / caching server

Recently while checking on some web server load related issues I found out about Apache Traffic server. Apache Traffic Server What is Apache Traffic Server (TS)? It is an open source web proxy designed for primary purpose of serving as a web proxy (rather than traditional webserver) and caching solution. It can be set up… Read More »

HTTP_USER_AGENT : Detecting mobile devices / browsers for inocming HTTP requests

How to redirect incoming HTTP requests from specific devices or browsers ? You’ll first need a mechanism to detect this data in the incoming HTTP request. Webserver Administrators may be asked to configure webservers to perform certain actions based on the incoming request data. One such task is to redirect users to mobile version of… Read More »