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Spectre/Meltdown – Are you really getting a Intel microcode update?

So, at the office we have around 36,000 servers worldwide we need to patch for Spectre/Meltdown.  I should also point out patching this architectural c*ck-up is not that straight forward as you will see below. I had an idea today … Continue reading

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Big News! Google Drops Ubuntu in Favor of Debian

Well, little reported news until now… via Big News! Google Drops Ubuntu in Favor of Debian

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40 Profound Life Rules from Jordan Peterson Everyone Should Know | High Existence

via 40 Profound Life Rules from Jordan Peterson Everyone Should Know | High Existence

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5 Tips for Setting Up a Modern CI/CD Pipeline – AlertOps | Collaborative Incident Management

via 5 Tips for Setting Up a Modern CI/CD Pipeline – AlertOps | Collaborative Incident Management

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Configure and Use Linux-PAM – Like Geeks

via Configure and Use Linux-PAM – Like Geeks

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The open organization and inner sourcing movements can share knowledge | Opensource.com

via The open organization and inner sourcing movements can share knowledge | Opensource.com

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6 DevOps Trends to Be Aware of in 2018 – DZone DevOps

1. The Shift of Focus From CI Pipelines to DevOps Assembly Lines 2. Automation Will Become the Primary Focus 3. Testers Are Expected to Learn to Code 4. Increase in the Adoption of Microservices Architecture 5. More Companies Are Expected … Continue reading

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Vulnerability Note VU#584653 – CPU hardware vulnerable to side-channel attacks

In some cases i guess this might be the actual solution if your database (or whatever) suffers a 30% slowdown. Solution Replace CPU hardware The underlying vulnerability is primarily caused by CPU architecture design choices. Fully removing the vulnerability requires … Continue reading

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Brian Glas on Twitter: “I’ve seen the new OSI stack of eight layers of software. I think it’s more like this: https://t.co/6K84IJYGAi”

Yes, people are forgetting a lot of the ‘old’ tech. Big LOLs. via Brian Glas on Twitter: “I’ve seen the new OSI stack of eight layers of software. I think it’s more like this: https://t.co/6K84IJYGAi”

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Linux perf Examples – Brendan D. Gregg

Awesome via Linux perf Examples

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