How to secure an application

How would you secure an application? A handy checklist of things to do. There are some simple ways to secure an application on a server. The first thing you should do is set up the proper firewall on your server if possible (NOTE: This may require root access or other administrative rights). You may need …

Top Fintec Companies using Devops

According to DevOps.com, the top Fintec companies using Devops include: 1. Capital One 2. TD Ameritrade 3. PNC Financial Services 4. Deloitte 5. Wells Fargo 6. BBVA 7. American Express 8. Accenture 9 . Bank of America 10 . Merrill Lynch The top Fintec company is Capital One because it has leadership that supports DevOps …

Why you should keep a journal as an engineer

Have you ever wondered about how the Internet works? How does a router find its way to Facebook, or why is there so much lag on your favorite MMORPG? These are the types of questions that most people don’t really think about, but without answers to them, we’re unable to even use our electronic devices …

How to change default WordPress 2MB Upload on Self Hosted VPS php.ini

WordPress comes with 2MB upload size limit by default which needs to be increased if you want to upload files larger than that amount. The limit is set by your hosts php.ini file. Login to your VPS via SSH and change your upload_max_filesize to something bigger such as 10Mb.  You can customize this script to …

How to recognize that you are procrastinating

You will have been putting off something that you know really needs to be done. Perhaps it’s cleaning your house, or even doing a task in your job, such as preparing an important report. Whatever the thing is, you’ve been meaning to do it for days (or weeks) but haven’t actually got down to doing …

Confusing: Should I go to bed or work more?

Many of us have been there. You’re in the middle of a project, and you can’t seem to get your mind off it. Your eyes are starting to droop, but you know that if you go to sleep now, it’ll only keep your mind thinking about what needs to be done tomorrow morning. It’s an …

Stop Wasting Time Troubleshooting by Following These 8 EASY Steps

Troubleshooting is a difficult task. Just ask any IT professional or electrical engineer. But it doesn’t have to be that way! If you follow these 8 EASY steps, troubleshooting will become as painless as possible. Step One: Identify the Problem This is probably one of the most important steps in troubleshooting. If you can’t identify …