Bookmarks for 9 Dic 2015 through 10 Dic 2015

These are my links for 9 Dic 2015 through 10 Dic 2015:

  • JavaScript: The World’s Most Misunderstood Programming Language – JavaScript, aka Mocha, aka LiveScript, aka JScript, aka ECMAScript, is one of the world's most popular programming languages. Virtually every personal computer in the world has at least one JavaScript interpreter installed on it and in active use. JavaScript's popularity is due entirely to its role as the scripting language of the WWW. Despite its popularity, few know that JavaScript is a very nice dynamic object-oriented general-purpose programming language. How can this be a secret? Why is this language so misunderstood?
  • Dynamic multi-point VPN with OpenNHRP powered linux hub – This post aims to explain how to configure a dynamic multi-point site-to-site VPN over IPSEC between CISCO routers and a Linux machine using the NHRP protocol. […] To support the NHRP protocol I used OpenNHRP, an open-source implementation of the NHRP protocol. To bring up the IPSec tunnels, I used racoon with pre-shared key based authentication.
  • portableR – portableR is a version of R statistics that have all their static libraries within the same folder, this lets run in x86_64 VMs. This project is aimed to run in web servers to build microservices (AWS Lambda) that require R to process data, png chart generation, etc.

Bookmarks for 9 Dic 2015 from 12:09 to 16:26

These are my links for 9 Dic 2015 from 12:09 to 16:26:

  • One Thing Well | Let’s Encrypt – Let’s Encrypt is now in public beta and offers a command line tool that makes the process of getting and renewing certificates easy, but you have to run it as root, and it’s designed to rewrite your web server’s configuration files. Here’s a selection of alternative tools and clients:
  • Tsung – It can be used to stress HTTP, WebDAV, SOAP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, LDAP and Jabber/XMPP servers. Tsung is a free software released under the GPLv2 license. The purpose of Tsung is to simulate users in order to test the scalability and performance of IP based client/server applications. You can use it to do load and stress testing of your servers. Many protocols have been implemented and tested, and it can be easily extended. It can be distributed on several client machines and is able to simulate hundreds of thousands of virtual users concurrently (or even millions if you have enough hardware …). Tsung is developed in Erlang, an open-source language made by Ericsson for building robust fault-tolerant distributed applications. [ via ]
  • Internet Redundancy with ASA SLA and IPSec – PacketU – I’ve seen a lot of examples of redundant Internet connections that use SLA to track a primary connection. The logic is that the primary Internet connection is constantly being validated by pinging something on that ISP’s network and routing floats over to a secondary service provider in the event of a failure. I was recently challenged with how this interacted with IPSec. As a result I built out this configuration and performed some fairly extensive testing.

Bookmarks for 6 ago 2015 through 21 set 2015

These are my links for 6 ago 2015 through 21 set 2015:

  • /bin/bash based SSL/TLS tester: – is a free command line tool which checks a server's service on any port for the support of TLS/SSL ciphers, protocols as well as recent cryptographic flaws and more. [ via ]
  • Policy NAT for L2L VPN • – I kind of missed the wood for the trees here. The static policy NAT is failing because you are trying to map a network to a single IP address 172.20.n.1. However it's just occured, why are you doing policy NAT for the Internet. I tested in lab and if you do this
  • Encrypted Data Bags on Cloud on AWS – Many customers have asked us how they should handle shared secrets, passwords and other sensitive data in Chef and now we have a good solution. With the release of our stable-v4 stack, we introduced Chef 10 to the platform, and with it came data bags. Now with the 3.0 release of the engineyard gem, we can officially support data bags and encrypted data bags. You may be wondering what data bags are, how data bags work or how to implement data bags. This blog post will walk you through the entire process.
  • How to set disk alignment in Linux | Dirty Cache – As you might know, if disk partitions containing Oracle datafiles are not aligned with the underlying storage system, then some I/O’s can suffer from some overhead as they are effectively translated in two I/O’s. If you want more info, google for “EMC disk alignment” and you’ll find plenty of information, explaining the issue.
  • Add Private Route 53 DNS to your AWS VPC | CloudTrek – A really cool feature of Amazon’s Route 53 DNS Management Service is the private hosted DNS zone.  Basically, you get the ability to manage the DNS in your private VPC without setting up your own DNS infrastructure (yuck!) [ Just a friendly reminder Note 1: the resolution is working only inside the VPC. Note 2: if you don't have the AmazonProvidedDNS in your DHCP-OPTION you won't resolve the zone. Note 3: if you are using linux, you can use as DNS it won't work on windows 2008 Ref: ]

Bookmarks for 23 giu 2015 through 17 lug 2015

These are my links for 23 giu 2015 through 17 lug 2015: