Articles from 'DevOps'

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
07
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Agile Development: Scrum

Scrum turns ambitious individuals into small but powerful team players, speeding development up a notch, and getting the right product before your customers. Scrum works best for new teams, of 3 to 10 members, but never 8. I don’t know why, but there’s something against… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
06
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Agile Development: Kanban

It’s the simple things that can get your going really fast, really soon. Kanban is one of them. Imagine there is a board with To do, Doing and Done. Something like what Trello prepares for you when you create a new board. All the tasks, to… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
03
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Development: Setting Waterfall On Fire

Don’t fool yourself, but also don’t get discouraged. Building a successful startup is no easy job. That’s why nine out of ten startups fail within the first year. And from those, nine out of ten fail the second year. So no, it’s not easy. Does… continue reading

DevOps - Igniting Your Startup
01
Feb
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

API’s 101: Why? How? When?

If “do you have an API?” sounds familiar you should definitely take a deeper look into it before blindly building your empire. Uhm… I mean startup. When building a startup, sooner or later you’ll hear the word API. Whether it is from your team, friends… continue reading

Collectd
26
Jan
2015
Lucian Daniliuc

Collectd – The Missing Link Between Cacti And Htop

Your server went nuts, you had Cacti and some tools such as top/htop but you still don’t know what happened. Here’s where Collectd comes into play, providing real-time information that’s both beautifully displayed and historically stored for easy looking up. The work life of a… continue reading

Optimizing and Monitoring Web Page Speed
27
Sep
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Optimizing and Monitoring Web Page Speed

Did you know that most people will exit out of your site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load? Search engines also factor load time into your rankings, and your website might be just slow enough to lose visibility in the SERPs. So… continue reading

Setup Your Iptables Firewall In 5 Minutes
18
Apr
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Setup Your Iptables Firewall In 5 Minutes

Iptables is the most popular firewall when it comes to Linux security. There are several tools that hide all the complicated iptables rule mangling (such as UFW), but when you’re dealing with VPSs (Virtual Private Servers), sooner or later you’ll need to ditch UFW and… continue reading

Byobu - The linux command-line taskbar
02
Apr
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Byobu – The linux command-line taskbar

If you spend anywhere between a few hours per week or all day long on terminals such as SSH, managing servers, developing or just trying out new tools, you can easily get lost between windows or tabs. This is where screen might give you a hand, but… continue reading

Kickstart an Amazon EC2 Server
22
Feb
2013
Lucian Daniliuc

Kickstart an Amazon EC2 Server

Amazon Web Services is usually a good choice when you need to deploy something fast, scale fast or even try things out, for example to set up an instance of SugarCRM without deploying it on your live server. An alternative to this would be starting… continue reading

Google.ro-and-PayPal.ro-hacked-by-Algerian-Hacker
28
Nov
2012
Lucian Daniliuc

Google.ro and PayPal.ro hacked by Algerian Hacker?

UPDATE: PayPal.ro’s nameserver’s point to some 3rd party hosting company in Netherlands… host -t ns paypal.ro paypal.ro name server ns1.joomlapartner.nl. paypal.ro name server ns2.joomlapartner.nl. Just a few moments ago, Google Romania has been hacked by an Algerian Hacker, having the following page displayed instead of… continue reading