Hardening Framework

The Hardening Framework combines DevOps with security by adding a security layer into your automation framework, that configures your operating systems and services. It takes care of difficult settings, compliance guidelines, cryptography recommendations, and secure defaults.

InSpec – Audit and Test Framework

InSpec is an open-source testing framework for infrastructure with a human-readable language for specifying compliance, security and other policy requirements. Easily integrate automated tests that check for adherence to policy into any stage of your deployment pipeline.

Kali Linux Revealed – Mastering the Penetration Testing Distribution

Whether you’re new to Information Security, or a seasoned security veteran, the Kali Linux Revealed Book and our online training exercises have something to teach you.


theHarvester – E-mail, subdomain and people names harvester

ModMy – Myriam Security Challenges, exploit education tool, scores an update

Myriam Security Challenges, exploit education tool, scores an update The best tool for learning exploiting has just scored a new update Myriam has just received an update bumping it to version 4.0 and has been released on Cydia. The update adds bugfixes and a new Touch ID module for Touch ID exploitation education.


How to move/migrate LXD VM to another host on Linux

Explains how to migrate LXD (Linux container) vm from a local server1 to a emote server2 server using API method.

Queueing in the Linux Network Stack

A slightly shorter and edited version of this article appeared in the July 2013 issue of Linux Journal. Thanks to Linux Journal’s great copyright policy I’m still allowed to post this on my site. Go here to subscribe to Linux Journal.] Packet queues are a core component of any network stack or device.

Vultr: High Performance SSD Cloud.

Deploy high performance SSD VPS on the worldwide Vultr network in 60 seconds. Sign up for free and start hosting virtual servers today!

Docker in Development

A small course on using Docker Compose to get started using Docker now. We’ll cover docker-compose, volumes, networks and more!

Start Improving Your Chef, Automation, And Devops Skills Today – Only At Learn Chef Rally!

Learn how treating your infrastructure as code with Chef simplifies the way you manage and automate your infrastructure, making it more maintainable, versionable, testable, and collaborative.


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Solaris FMD logs – solaris… wtf?!?

(based on FMA Cheat Sheet (Doc ID 1355350.1)) Had some issues in the last days getting my “fmadm faulty” empty…

Oracle Big Data

Oracle Big Data Lite Virtual Machine v 4.9

Oracle BigDataLite is a VM that helps you get started with the Oracle big data platform.

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Oracle Big Data Learning Library

Oracle Big Data Learning Library, Welcome , Learn about Oracle Big Data, Data Science, Learning Analytics, Oracle NoSQL Database, and more!


IOsaturationtoolkit-v2 with Exadata IORM and AWESOME text graph

I’ve got a new version of IOsaturation toolkit which you can download here and it has a cool script called “smartscanloop” that shows you the Smart Scan MB/s per database across the Exadata compute nodes.. it’s a per 2secs sample so that’s a pretty fine grained perf data and near real time text graph.

Monitoring Smart Flash Cache Activity on Oracle Exadata

With a bit of effort and preparation, monitoring Smart Flash Cache can be fairly easy. If the time is taken to also establish user equivalence between nodes and storage cells, the process can be automated via cron. Read on to learn more.


National Park Maps | – just free maps, period.

The National Park Service publishes tons of great free maps; I’ve collected them all for you. Here on NPMaps you’ll find hundreds of PDF and image files of any U.S. national park map; you can view all parks alphabetically and sort by state .


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Open Source Projects

dapulse: Project management is better when it’s visual

The best tool is the one that your team actually uses, and dapulse comes with built in addiction. Get addicted to turning things green.

Passbolt | Open source password manager for teams

Passbolt is a free open source password manager for teams. Try our online demo!


Theme Time Radio Hour Archive | Dreams, Schemes & Themes…

On May 3, 2006, satellite radio listeners tuned in to the sultry growl of a living legend who took them on a thematic journey through musical history. Theme Time Radio Hour, hosted by Bob Dylan, included both the most well-known and ultra-rare musical testimonies to the assorted concepts to form a thematic narrative through our collective consciousness.

Learn the Basics of Music Theory With This Interactive Tutorial

As a fan of music, I’d love to learn how to make a song. Devoting time to learning music theory, however, isn’t exactly on my list of priorities. Music lessons are intimidating, they’re a little inconvenient, and definitely pricey. So this interactive tutorial on beat-making from Ableton is perfect for the budding musician in all of us.


Weather Forecast Maps

Animated wind, rain and temperature maps, detailed forecast for your place, data from the best weather forecast models such as GFS, ICON, GEM


How to turn your Windows laptop into a WiFI Hot Spot | Dell US

How to turn your Windows laptop into a WiFI Hot Spot Instructions below will show you how to turn a computer into a WiFi hotspot without using a third-party software that may likely eat up memory even after it is closed. Any machine running Windows XP and up, including Windows 8.1 Preview, will work using commands below.