Tag: linux

Dealing with “Too many open files” when running tests with PHPUnit

If you are performing unit tests on large PHP applications with PHPUnit, you may encounter the error “Too many open files”. It happens, don’t take it personally. This error occurs because the OS sets a maximum number of files (also known as file descriptors) allowed to be opened by a process, and inevitably this will […]

August 17 / 2012
Author Kim
Category PHP, Tutorials
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Fixing problems in Apache with case-sensitive URLs

Windows or Mac servers treat file names as case-insensitive, so Index.html and index.html are the same file. In Linux/Unix servers this is not the case, these files would be different. So when we create a link that does not match the case of the file name, you get an error. This is a common problem […]

August 24 / 2010

New OS images available for VPS plans

We have some new images available and tested for VPS servers. These are available as an upgrade or you can select the image you want when you order. Ubuntu 10.04 CentOS 5.5 On both OSes, you can choose 32 or 64 bit with PHP 5.3 or PHP 5.2 (always the latest version); or you can […]

August 16 / 2010
Author Pablo
Category VPS
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Introducing the symfony web development environment installer

When Symfony 1.3 & 1.4 were released, little attention was given to a new feature that had tremendous potential: the installer. By adding –installer=installFile.php is possible to execute custom PHP code when creating a new symfony project. So when I came across this I had an idea that could save us all some time. Every […]

December 17 / 2009