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Faster and safer cloud infrastructure – Unikernels with OPS

Unikernels are specialised operating systems with better security, smaller footprint, and fast boot. OPS is a free tool from NanoVMS that helps you compile and orchestrate them locally or in the cloud.

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How to Hack an Expensive Camera and Not Get Killed by Your Wife

It all started several months before my first child was born. My wife and I always wanted a Leica camera and suddenly we realized that if we didn’t buy it now, we will not be able to for a while. So we put in an order for M240 and … bam, backlog for almost half a year. Pretty soon I got bored waiting and started to explore the Leica website. The downloads section caught my attention immediately. Well, you can guess why - firmware images!

Software Development Estimates, An Analogy

In my previous role there was little understanding by the business of what software development actually entailed and perhaps the biggest source of tension were estimates, which were completely and utterly misunderstood.

Queueing Theory

Queueing theory is the mathematical study of waiting lines, or queues. We use queueing theory in our software development, for purposes such as project management kanban boards, inter-process communication message queues, and devops continuous deployment pipelines.

The Practical Linux Hardening Guide

"Did you know all your doors were locked?" - Riddick (The Chronicles of Riddick)

Professional Software Development

Almost everything you’ll need to know to “hit the ground running.”  It’s still a work in progress.

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