Category Archives: Cloud Computing

9 aug

AOL Makes Biggest Purchase, Buys Adap.TV for $405 Million

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AOL is still around and making splashes. Many people forget how many internet properties AOL still owns and how AOL impacts the internet and digital world. And AOL is getting back into Video as digital TV seems to be the … Continue reading

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29 jul

Load Testing Your Public Websites Online

***, Architecture, Cloud Computing, Clusters, DIY, Internet, Linux

If you have a website that you anticipate many hits on, or if you have scripts that you are unsure can handle the pressure, it’s good to run a load test. Load testing is basically a way of virtually spinning … Continue reading

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17 jul

Network Solutions Blip Knocks Tremendous Amounts of Sites Offline

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Network Solutions is one of the largest companies in the registrar business. Based out of Herndon, VA (20 miles west of DC), Network Solutions has 900 employees and offers DNS Services, Web Hosting, and of-course their Domain Name Registration. It … Continue reading

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6 jul

Using Multi-Redundant Cloud Services: Box, Dropbox

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I have been using Dropbox for sometime now. It’s fantastic, I have regular file syncs across all of my computers (trust me, I have many computers), internet access when I am on a work laptop, and complete sense of security … Continue reading

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2 jul

Anonymous Browsing The Easy Way and 900 MHz SDR

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It’s not that hard to browse the web anonymously, prevent others from tracking you, mask your breadcrumbs in series of reverse proxies, and secure everything that you send in and out of a network interface card on your own protection. … Continue reading

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24 jun

Memcached – Very Fast In-Memory Cache

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Replicated, single write, multiple read databases are all over the place. Indexed information across databases that keep most of it’s data in active RAM and can queue up data even before its going to be read is the basis of … Continue reading

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23 jun

Comparable Matrix Between Smart Locks: Lockitron, Goji, August and Kevo

***, Android, Cloud Computing, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Hacking, Hardware, Home Automation, Home Projects, howto, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility, News, User Experience

Smart locks is the latest home automation technology craze that is growing in competition thanks to Bluetooth low energy (AKA Bluetooth Smart) found in many of the latest mobile phones and devices. First there was the popular Lockitron, which slips … Continue reading

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19 jun

Network Address Translation (NAT) Explained

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Are you looking for your publicly accessible IP and cannot find the appropriate IP’s per the IP’s listed on your server systems network interfaces? If you cannot find them, it’s most likely because you have some network translation going on … Continue reading

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18 jun

Tracks: Developers, Network Administrators, Systems Analysists, and Architects

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The computer science world offers many options and tracks that allow career growth and progression through computational growth. What I have mostly seen, has been the divide between two camps: born developers and system administrators. In many organizations, there tends … Continue reading

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7 jun

Global Tel-com Traffic in 2010

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This is a very cool graphic displaying the Global Tel-com traffic in 2010.

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