Optimizing PostgreSQL performance: https://blog.heapanalytics.com/basic-performance-analysis-saved-us-millions/
HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road:
GREAT CHALLENGES IN TECH HISTORY
1967: Here's a computer with 1MB of RAM, please put some dudes on the moon with it
2017: Here's a computer with 16GB of RAM, please display some text on the screen with it
Tips for Building High-Quality Django Apps at Scale: https://blog.doordash.com/tips-for-building-high-quality-django-apps-at-scale-a5a25917b2b5
Microsoft officially confirms that NSA developed the flaw that brought down hospitals this weekend
Analysis of the ransomware that hit major companies and hospitals yesterday:
This worm is just so unnecessary. There is no good reason why there should be -this- much damage from it.
Every system infected represents a failure to do basic administrative tasks.
Organizations all over the world should DEMAND from Intel ability to disable ME/AMT code. For good. There are likely many more bugs there.
Intel should provide means to disable all ME code which runs AFTER host CPU init is complete, i.e. all the UNTURSTED-input processing code.
The Intel AMT vulnerability explained in 2 articles:
PSA: don’t click on random Google Doc links.
A massive phishing campaign targeting Google accounts ripped through the internet on Wednesday afternoon.
And it is back again in 2017: https://blog.pixels.camp/pixels-camp-2017-bc6c13bac553
A good write up on why you should care about the open Internet and why net neutrality is an important matter:
FYI, CAA checking becomes mandatory for SSL/TLS certificates. https://ma.ttias.be/caa-checking-becomes-mandatory-ssltls-certificates
Slides of the first presentation of yesterday's "Madeira Tech Meetup" event: Making your app resilient to network failure -
AWS IAM Policies in a Nutshell - http://start.jcolemorrison.com/aws-iam-policies-in-a-nutshell/