2023

Щасливого нового року! — Frohes neues Jahr! — Happy new year!

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Christmas 2022

З Рiздвом Христовим − Merry Christmas − Frohe Weihnachten

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Available for new Projects in 2023

I am available for new projects starting January 2023 See IT Sky Consulting to see what I can offer.

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April

Just a reminder: Articles that are published on April 1st in this blog are always April-jokes.

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Goodware: Russian BOT-Networks

The FSB in Russia has an increasing demand for computing power and storage. On the other hand it is getting more difficult to import computers or parts into Russia due to the sanctions. So now an innovative Russian IT work group has developed a software stack, that allows reliable storage and computing on bot nets. …

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Ukraine

To all my readers: I am way to upset about the invasion of Ukraine by Russian fascists and the atrocities they are committing there. I am at the moment not able to write useful articles about IT topics. This is something from mainstream Russian TV by a super star who gets medals of honor from …

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Test systems

Typical software development environments have several systems running the software. While usually each developer runs it on his machine, there is a continuous integration server running and versions of the software that succeed there go to an artifactory and are immediately, during the night or manually installed on a system that is called „staging“, „development“, …

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File Permissions

Everyone who uses Linux (or some Unix) knows the normal file permissions that are administered with chmod, at least to some extent. It is worth noting, what permissions of a file and the underlying directory mean. In order to read the file, one needs read rights for the file and also read and executable rights …

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Certificates

We have been using the term „certificates“ for a long time for files that are used to encrypt or sign data or to prove identity. Now „certificates“ have become something that we use in our daily life to show that we are vaccinated or tested against Covid-19. Because they are provided as QR-codes and people …

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2022 Happy New Year

¡Próspero año nuevo! — うれしい新しい年 — Shnorhavor nor tari! — Selamat tahun baru! — Честита нова година! — Gelukkig nieuwjaar! — สวัสดีปีใหม่ — Lokkich nijjier! — عام سعيد — Среќна нова година! — Un an nou fericit! — Happy New Year! — Срећна нова година! — Feliz año nuevo! — С новым годом! — Srechno …

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