Saturday, October 16, 2021

Rafael Hernandez

OpenVPN: Revoking Access and Expanding Management Options

Now that you have a fully functional OpenVPN connection, it sure does give you a valid sense of security doesn't it? There are still a...

Know Your Network: Switches, Bridges, and Routers

That panel of blinking lights staring you right in the face is key to your network infrastructure. Whether it's piled up on racks, or stacked...

Google Chrome: A Shiny New Salvo in the Browser War

It's About Time Google has been a major force on the Internet for the past few years, gobbling up large chunks of the search and advertisement markets and...

For Starters: The Virtualization Performance Quandary

Virtualization can have a huge effect on productivity and cost savings when consolidating wide-ranging workloads but getting the best performance out of your software is something else...

For Starters: Virtualization – Part 3

Just tuning in? Get caught up with Part 1 and Part 2. The top two free virtualization options for your Windows-based desktop, as of this moment, are...

For Starters: Virtualization – Part 2

Missed Part 1? Click here. The bulk of this series will be focusing on the two major virtual machine (VM) choices available to the Microsoft Windows platform....

For Starters: Virtualization – Part 1

Performance wise, hardware has been improving exponentially since, well, computing hardware has been around. At some point all of the extra computing performance has been sitting idly...

Open Source Router Firmware: Expanding Possibilities

One of the open source community's greatest strengths is its willingness to create and contribute to a project. And when a project just isn't offering what...

Tomato: Adding Sauce to Entry-Level Routers – Part 3

Need to get caught up? Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. The days of static web pages and emails comprising the bulk of Internet...

Tomato: Adding Sauce to Entry-Level Routers – Part 2

We left off learning about the Tomato router firmware that has managed to find its way into my home office network on a pair of inexpensive routers....

Tomato: Home Upgrades to Entry-Level Routers

There's a not so very well kept secret hiding behind those bland enclosures of home/small office routers. Despite marketing claims of impressive feature sets, inconsistent performance and...

Flash vs. Platters

The humble hard disk drive (HDD) has served the storage needs of consumer grade desktops, workstations, and servers quite well over the past 15 years, with their...

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