Dec
17
  Big Blue Buys Red Hat It was October 28th that IBM announced its intended purchase of Red Hat. What we will try to discover is, if merging red into blue produces a purple downpour or if raspberry berets will be the new millinery of choice.   Prowling IBM Firstly, this purchase should not have been too much of a surprise. IBM has been looking at this type of purchase for many years. Initially,... Read More
Nov
27
Every day we are bombarded with articles relating to the latest security breach and how cyber-crime is an ever-increasing market for the unscrupulous among us. While it is always hard to apportion blame in these instances; security is very much like an onion, being many layered. The more layers that you have, the less likely you are to cry. Let’s take a look at three external security layers that... Read More
Oct
24
As an administrator myself I am well aware of the challenges that you will face trying to decide where and how to start coding. We are more than aware of the need to code: Accelerating repetitive tasks Ensuring accuracy of the task and it being repeatedly correct Delegating administrative tasks Sharing of tools Running commands across many systems simultaneously Linux is a great platform on which... Read More
Sep
12
Tune into our newest addition to our course library: Ubuntu Server (18.04): Installing and Managing openLDAP Directories, with Andrew Mallet to learn the basics of Ubuntu server. About the Course: OpenLDAP is a directory service that predates many proprietary systems and provides a universal authentication mechanism for client system to authenticate to and white pages system to search. In this... Read More

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