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Easy Security Features For Business Tech
Cheapest PS Plus 1 year membership offer
PlayStation Plus 1 year membership at almost 50% discount. This is the best offer available as of now and it works.
The good news is this time Cynogenmod team is officially supporting S3 I9300. S3 did not receive CM12 officially but this time the device is back in the hunt. Well the ROM is still in initial stages of development and has some bugs but it is surely going to get
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As Microservices is now becoming the most preferred method for creating cloud native distributed applications, it poses many security challenges. Secrets Management is a critical component of container based application security.
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With the quantity of data that organizations have today, there are exponentially more risks. Countering those risks includes looking at cyber security holistically and following four basic steps to protect your data.
The good news is this time Cynogenmod team is officially supporting S3 I9300. S3 did not receive CM12 officially but this time the device is back in the hunt. Well the ROM is still in initial stages of development and has some bugs but it is surely going to get
Performance Benchmarking ElasticSearch (ELK) with Rally
ES Rally is an open source solution developed by elastic that can run performance benchmarking tests and record result metrics.
Const Definition from MSDN : ‘Constants are immutable values which are known at compile time and do not change their values for the life of the program’. In simple terms, a Constant is a variable of which the value is made constant at compile time. Constants are static by default
Create HTTP/HTTPS endpoint (listener) for SNS Topic using C# .NET !
Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a web service that enables applications, end-users, and devices to instantly send and receive notifications from the cloud. A Topic is a communication channel to send messages and subscribe to notifications. It provides an access point for publishers and subscribers to communicate with each
Performance Benchmarking ElasticSearch (ELK) with Rally
ES Rally is an open source solution developed by elastic that can run performance benchmarking tests and record result metrics.
Though .NET provides most of the Exception types sufficient for code bases, sometimes there can be a requirement to throw a custom exception in the application. .NET lets us create custom exceptions for representing errors in the applications. We can create a custom exception to represent some type of error within
Cheapest PS Plus 1 year membership offer
PlayStation Plus 1 year membership at almost 50% discount. This is the best offer available as of now and it works.
How to Evaluate and Improve Customer Retention Rates
Customer loyalty is a much more bankable asset than recruiting new. It is a measure of trust and a mark of quality in your products or services and, in fact, a stronger marketing tool for you.
Disable Linux PAM module for specific users !
For user case where you want to skip MultiFactorAuthentication / PAM module like google authentication validation code for specific users and keep it enabled for the rest, following solution can be used -
Microservices and Secrets Management – Comparison of Vault Solutions
As Microservices is now becoming the most preferred method for creating cloud native distributed applications, it poses many security challenges. Secrets Management is a critical component of container based application security.
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It has been a common issue with Apple devices that sometimes they freeze and just show blank screen. In such cases, the device does not respond at all and wont even restart by pressing the Power Button. The first thing to try is a simple device reset. Press and hold the
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“Chef is used to streamline the task of configuring and maintaining a company’s servers, and can integrate with cloud-based platforms such as Internap, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and Rackspace to automatically provision and configure new machines.” – From Wikipedia This article is about the REST APIs by Chef which provide access to Chef server,
Using Google Tag Manager (GTM) with dataLayer object !
Event Tagging or Tracking is the best way to know the user actions on your website. For example, how many times user has clicked on a particular link\button or downloaded a form or submitted the feedback etc. This helps in knowing your end users as well as improving your website
DockerFile to run/start more than one service ! [using Supervisor]
Docker is used for Application virtualization. So ideally a single docker container should be used to run a single process. Running multiple services on a single container is not the recommended approach but still there can be forced scenarios where we need to start more than one process in a
How to send ElasticSearch watcher alerts to multiple slack channels
Watcher is an Elasticsearch feature that you can use to create actions based on conditions, which are periodically evaluated using queries on your data
Create HTTP/HTTPS endpoint (listener) for SNS Topic using C# .NET !
Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) is a web service that enables applications, end-users, and devices to instantly send and receive notifications from the cloud. A Topic is a communication channel to send messages and subscribe to notifications. It provides an access point for publishers and subscribers to communicate with each
Performance Benchmarking ElasticSearch (ELK) with Rally
ES Rally is an open source solution developed by elastic that can run performance benchmarking tests and record result metrics.
The good news is this time Cynogenmod team is officially supporting S3 I9300. S3 did not receive CM12 officially but this time the device is back in the hunt. Well the ROM is still in initial stages of development and has some bugs but it is surely going to get
Being Cyber Secure (in the Office and on the Go)
It’s been suggested that small- to medium-sized businesses will potentially be targeted more in the future by cyber criminals. The reason? Larger companies have in-house IT staff who maintain their IT systems and reduce the chance of a successful threat. Whereas, with smaller businesses, they may face great financial pressures
Sitecore uninstall error ! Failed to Install Performance Counters [Fix]
Getting the following error when trying to uninstall Sitecore? Steps to fix- Open Regedit. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Wow6432Node \ Sitecore CMS and delete the registry for the previously installed instance. Also Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \ Installer \ Products Do a find with the key
Rebuilding Indexes using SQL Server Maintenance Wizard !
Rebuilding an index drops and re-creates the index. This removes fragmentation, reclaims disk space by compacting the pages based on the existing fill factor setting, and reorders the index rows in contiguous pages. [Source technet.microsoft.com] Note – If tables are small then rebuilding index will be fast and there won’t be any
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25 Most Useful and Interesting Websites out there [2017] !
Here is a collection of 25 most useful and interesting websites you wish you knew earlier. These websites are just amazing in the way they provide you with such cool functionalities with ease. Lets go through- 25 MOST USEFUL WEBSITES exif.regex.info – Find complete data/details about your pictures and images easily. translate.google.com –
Configuring Subsites on WordPress !
WordPress supports creation and configuration of subsites within the main site. These subsites work as completely new and independent sites with their own wordpress theme, plugins and database. These subsites will not be impacted by any error or downtime on the main site. Lets take example of Techmanyu.com. Main site–
Was getting the following error while adding a WCF service reference to an MVC application- Custom tool warning: Cannot import wsdl:binding Detail: There was an error importing a wsdl:portType that the wsdl:binding is dependent on. XPath to wsdl:portType: //wsdl:definitions[@targetNamespace='http://tempuri.org/']/wsdl:portType[@name=''] XPath to Error Source: //wsdl:definitions[@targetNamespace='http://tempuri.org/']/wsdl:binding[@name=''] I had used the same service
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Creating Sitecore content packages ! [Sitecore 8.1]
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