Making Frameworks

Every few months we see a new framework springing up somewhere. Now we have too many choices. In fact it is little too much. Unfortunately, choice is something you don’t have in a typical enterprise. In an enterprise, software developer is coaxed to make use of many frameworks from which he would rather run a […]

Site running on steriods or so I am told

I was told Nginx is superbly efficient and is the only way I can keep my server from being thrashed every two days. Yesterday I moved to Nginx. So far so good. If it runs fine for a week without issue then fine. Keeping my fingers crossed. Will post my Nginx configs then. One more […]

New place, new face

As I reported before, I have moved to “cloud” based hosting from eApps. Moving to “cloud” was no easy task, and more than once it knocked the lights out of me. After many tussle and numerous tickets, rackets, hair uprooting exercises and under the hood tweaking, I guess now I can rest easy. To celebrate […]

New (possible) social engineering attack using forums.

First a disclaimer: I am not 100% sure if the incident that I am about to mention was really a social engineering attack to steal my email id. The attacker introduced himself as Osher. Osher if your intentions were really good then do let me know and I sincerely apologies. The incident Refer to the […]

Maybe Pizzas and Subways have caused some allergies in me

Like many I have feasted over many Pizzas and ‘healthy’ Subway burgers. Infrequently and sporadically I have seem to get allergy attacks where hives form on your skin [1]. Hives will cause lot small swellings to form on your body, as it happens in case of insect bites, but all throughout the body. Many of […]

The HDFC scumbags.

I got a call from HDFC saying that I am being offered a Credit Card which has no renewal fees. I needed one but only for international online transactions like paying for this server, but didn’t want to incur any additional maintenance charges. Well so, I inquired and was assured that there are NO MAINTENANCE […]