Technology

Nom Nom Nom

Regretfully not burger related – but related to an error (I think) in the upgrade of  Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic from...

R1Soft Ubuntu Kernel Support

R1soft is an enterprise backup client, CDP no less – Continual Data Protection. It works through an initial block level...

SSD SAS NL-SAS Benchmark

A recent thread I was replying to reminded me about throughput and SSD versus NL-SAS and SAS. After recent experiences...

Rack Nuts

Putting the tools back in the box, clearing up all the snipped off ends of zipties, and the static streamers...

Velcro or Zip Ties?

This is not how it looks. No. Seriously. We are talking about cable management. A great article I found a...

Hot Hot Hot!

Dealing with power and computing is one of those areas where you really want the right thing to happen. Usually...

Naming no names…

SSL certificates. They are no panacea, they are intended to secure communications between two points. Not really any more, not...

SSD in RAID failures

SSD’s – seem like an answer to IO issues in terms of bottlenecks – and rightly so. As the initial...

SSL – how quick is quick

Lets compare that shall we: GeoTrust – Rapid SSL – as quickly as you confirm the authorization. Comodo – Instant...

Push Do Mitigation

For some time now I have been observing and attempting to resolve the slowest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack...