Category Archives: Blog Links

Blog links: How to choose your database technology

By | January 12, 2017

The following is a very interesting post about different database technologies and when to use them. It is a good way read that helps you to explain to people that you do not have to use some DB tech only because is the new cool boardroom word 🙂 When to use Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, Accumulo… Read More »

Blog Links: What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

By | December 18, 2016

A great introduction to blockchain hype, void of all the marketing blah-blah and boardroom nonsense. A must read for anyone that wants to know what blockchain is all about. What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners [paypal_donation_button]

Blog Links: Anonymity of cryptocurrencies

By | December 14, 2016

A very interesting article about the anonymity issues of Bitcoin and alternatives. Bitcoin Isn’t Anonymous Enough. There are companies that already offer Bitcoin OFAC and AML: Elliptic You may think again if you want to switch from cash to cryptocurrencies for your “under the radar” payments. But still even with cash you have to keep… Read More »

Blog Links: Infinit Storage

By | February 8, 2017

A very interesting distributed storage solution Infinit Storage Platform. So interesting that the small company that implemented it was bought by Docker. By the way it has a docker plugin so can be mounted as a volume in any docker container. Looks like a very nice way of having a distributed, high availability storage with… Read More »

Blog Links: Java Links

By | November 30, 2016

Keeping pace with new stuff related to programming and IT world is hard enough that you have to make a list from time to time of stuff you have in the backlog. Here is a list of new things I find to be very interesting: The November/December edition of Java Magazine Online is released Java… Read More »

Blog Links: SQL Server Tricks and Tips

By | February 8, 2017

The following are some interesting SQL Server related links: A lot of times you have to relocate the data and log files of a SQL Server. It can be that the default installation was not OK or you change the storage. The following tutorial is very useful Move System Databases Using SQL Server with R… Read More »

Blog Links: Server Backup with open source tools

By | February 8, 2017

There are lots of expensive backup tools that can be used to back-up an enterprise environment. HP and IBM are leaders of this market but the costs can go very high quickly. As an alternative one can choose some open-source backup suites that are on par with the commercial ones. Bacula Bacula is a very… Read More »

Blog Links: Web site security

By | November 11, 2016

I already had several posts related to constructing a secure website that can be released in the wild world-wide web. The following are several resources and links that will give a good idea on what one can do in order to secure a web site. First we need a way to analyse how secure our… Read More »

Blog Links: Hacking MSSQL, a strong case for implementing PCI

By | February 8, 2017

A fabulous piece from Rick Osgood on Hacking Microsoft SQL Server Without a Password. Using a man in the middle attach and ARP spoofing with a combination of free tools like Wireshark, Ettercap filters is able to hijack the SQL connection and execute arbitrary queries instead of the real queries. He manages even to create… Read More »

Blog Links: Resources for old WRT routers

By | September 1, 2016

I own several old WRT routers and they still can be used for having fun. The following is a list of resources I frequently use. Must have reference to WRTRouters How to Recover from a bad flash The main resources site for Open WRT Hardware list for Linksys WRT54G, WRT54GL and WRT54GS An interesting forum… Read More »