So today, my friend JenÂ shared with me a post, that went a little something like:
Christmas is now gonna be mid January. Due to Santa having to quarantine for 14 days when he arrives in the country Continue reading “COVID-19 – Calculating Christmas”
I often talk about â€œSilent Runningâ€ – that a powerful measure of success is when everything Just Works â„¢ But such success doesnâ€™t â€œjust happenâ€! It takes time, care, and commitment.
You, our SysAdmins, are the people who work through the nights to keep the lights on. You get in early, you stay late, you get called out overnight, you get called on your days off. And still you keep giving.
To everyone with hands on the keyboards, building and maintaining our systems, and to everyone who supports and enables them – from me, to you …
Happy SysAdmin Day !!!
There are times when you need to know if you can communicate from one system to another.Â You don’t always have the luxury of having an application listening to connect to, or you don’t have an easy way of establishing a connection (eg. a UDP connection to a specific port). Â So, now you can Test that Socket!
Continue reading “Test that Socket!”
There isÂ nothing better than a lovely meal, right?Â Except perhaps when it is free! Â This evening we had aÂ free dinner at the Pigeon House Restaurant in Delgany – thanks to Jenni winning a competition on FaceBook! Continue reading “Dining with Pigeons”
Alas, all good things must come to and end – and that said, it’s time for me to say adiÃ³s to Barcelona. Â A wee tripÂ to hospitalÂ not withstanding, my 4 days at VMworld 2017 Europe has been amazing! Continue reading “VMworld 2017 Europe â€“ Day 4”
So I’ve just finished reading about a new Bluetooth attack called “Bluebourne“. Â This new attack allows for remote compromise of a Bluetooth-enabled device, even if the devices are not paired to being with! Continue reading “Blueborne – Bluetooth devices beware!”