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Why Linux is Making Daily Mail Headlines

21.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

A new flaw has been discovered in the Linux operating system and judging from its guest appearance in the Daily Mail headlines, it’s bad in more ways than one. Good news is that patches are available/being worked on. If this…

Hear From This Linux Legend!

9.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

Last month celebrated Linux expert and writer Jon ‘maddog’ Hall came to UKFast to talk about modern day GNU/Linux and Project Cauã; and whether you’re a seasoned Linuxer, or just curious to learn about something new, from development, to tech,…

Important Information If Your Site Takes Payments Online

19.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

Sec Pay, the API provider for the popular Pay Point payment gateway service has announced that after April 1st this year it will only support TLS v1.2. This is important for anyone still using Windows Server 2003 / Server 2008…

Calling All Linux Lovers

23.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

Listen up Linuxers - next Wednesday we have a legend in da houuuse! OK, he’s called maddog but that doesn’t excuse whatever it was that I just did there. We are lucky to have the executive director of Linux International,…

THE NEW LINUX FLAW THAT’S GETTING EVERYONE SPOOKED

29.1.2015 by Jenn Granger

There's never a quiet moment, and - if the snow wasn't enough excitement for you today - a new security vulnerability has been found in the GNU glibc library, dubbed GHOST (CVE-2015-0235). If this doesn’t mean anything to you, it's…

A Beta Future For Tech

19.11.2014 by Jenn Granger

Exams. They suck. But luckily there are intrepid people out there who are willing to help improve the current methods, and ensure that exams are asking the right questions at the right level to ensure people are getting the skillset…

One Day, Two Scares, Zero Drama

15.10.2014 by Jenn Granger

It's not Halloween yet guys, so - despite a new flaw and bug being brought to light in the same day - it's not quite time to split up and head for the extremely suspect looking house/forest/fairground like a bunch…

(Open) Sourcing The Right Qualifications

23.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Calling a support line and getting passed from person to person can be a pretty rage-inducing experience. Unfortunately, it's all too common, as the people talking to customers and the people solving the problems aren’t necessarily the same. Especially for something like…

BacktoBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 4

11.3.2013 by Boba

In the latest of our Webcelerator posts we're looking at cookies, cache control and purging as we delve into deeper into making the most of your web acceleration technology. Cookie Monster Cookies are the enemy of caching. By setting a…

#BackToBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 3

4.3.2013 by Boba

In the latest post in the Webcelerator series, we take a look at the importance of testing your web accelerator to make the most of it. Test, test and test some more. Introducing a cache into your infrastructure can cause…