Archive for January, 2016

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Jan 22, 2016
If you’re running a server or desktop with Linux Kernel 3.8 or higher, you and your website or application are vulnerable to a very serious 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability. Millions of Linux systems around the world are vulnerable to compromise and must be patched. What Damage Can the Linux Vulnerability Cause? This bug (referred to as CVE-2016-0728) affects the keyrings facility in the kernel, allowing the kernel to cache security data, authentication keys, and other sensitive data. The bug creates a leak in the… Read More
Scott Oertel
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Jan 20, 2016
Many of us make resolutions at the beginning of each year, as a matter of tradition and self-improvement. Developers aren’t the only technologists that need resolutions to guide a new year. As a system administrator, you may find a never-ending list of updates, system checks, security patches, and performance benchmarking. Now is a fantastic time to implement new strategies into your career and day-to-day routine as a systems administrator to make your job more streamlined. At the end of the day (and hopefully at the… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jan 15, 2016
Codero Hosting closed out a fantastic 2015 on another high note, ranking seventh in Netcraft’s global hosting reliability rankings for December 2015. Netcraft’s rankings prove Codero is one of the world’s most reliable hosting providers, ahead of many of its direct competitors. Codero earned top spots in Netcraft’s rankings for much of 2015 and anticipates maintaining the trend by continuing its dedication to reliability and exceptional service in 2016. [caption id="attachment_8817" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Table 1: Netcraft's Top 10 Most Reliable Hosting Companies in December 2015[/caption]… Read More
Stan Antov
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Jan 14, 2016
A new year has arrived, and it's time to decide what big things you want to do this year. I am doing so myself as both a developer and as a manager of developers. I am not talking about day-to-day tasks, but rather the “big picture” stuff. If you could go back a year and start preparing and setting up goals to achieve as the year kicked off, what would you change? This objective-making is called a resolution, and while there are many personal resolutions… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jan 4, 2016
Originally posted on the WHIR.  Perspective is always important when picking technologies to base the future of your company’s IT on. Technologies go through generations of improvements along multiple dimensions before they reach true ubiquity. Take the disk drive as an example. First built in 1953 by IBM, each new generation of disk drives replaced larger, more sensitive, and more cumbersome devices. The cost also dropped precipitously with every generation. Not many people remember, but the earliest drives were usable only in the protected environment… Read More