Tech Stuff

In the mid 2000s it was all about 'Services Oriented Architecture'. The hype machine is now squarely focused on microservices. SOA and microservices...
**UPDATE**: Aug 05 2016: Surprisingly, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607) installed on this installation okay, although only via the VM...
I've been spending a little more time looking at general computer and network security recently. One of the things I've been looking at is the...
Having switched to Nginx a while ago, I was recently asked to use Apache for a client installation. There have been some significant changes in 2.4...
Here's how to upload/transfer a file server-to-server using PHP cURL (this is not a 'client' web form upload). The receiving server requires the top...
It's taken a while, but someone has finally cracked it. I've been a Mac OS X launcher geek for a while now, having spent years with Quicksilver (at...
For a little while now I've wanted to be able to chroot both SFTP and SHH accounts on one of my multi-user VPSs. SFTP on its own is not so difficult....
Here's a recipe for encrypting an external drive with Mac OS X FileVault, and then creating an emergency bootable backup using SuperDuper. You'll...
In the photo included in this post you can see my new Razor Orochi mouse. It's a pretty cool mouse, but I confess I'm not entirely sure if it...