Docker 102: Volumes

In the first part, we took a look at basics of Docker, building, stopping and removing them. This part will consist of mainly playing with changes and handling the concepts of volumes in docker. If we have to change few lines of code or “Hello World” to “Hello Div”, we […]

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Docker 101: Basics

Docker is cool. I’ve just started to use and play it for small projects. This part will cover the basics of building and running docker containers and images. I started taking courses on Lynda.com which is given out free by my university and I went on a Binge Spree to […]

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Why am I looking forward to be an SRE?

What does it mean to be an SRE: Having spent some time working side by side SRE’s and DevOps engineers in my internships, this is some content I gathered over the year to cogently put down what an SRE is and the responsibilities of the role. SRE’s are able to […]

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What is an SRE?

SRE: Site/Systems Reliability Engineer A site reliability engineer (SRE) will spend up to 50% of their time doing “ops” related work such as issues, on-call, and manual intervention. Since the software system that an SRE oversees is expected to be highly automatic and self-healing, the SRE should spend the other […]

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Using raspberry pi’s to do your image scraping

So I and my teammate in many projects use a raspberry pi connected to to the internet, stored in a remote location. We use it as a git server and ssh into it whenever we want to see what either of us is working on every now and then. I […]

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Engineering as a career

Programming/Computer Engineering as a career is pretty much exactly like playing World of Warcraft. You spend a year or two desperately trying to catch up with the people doing end-game raids. You petition, desperately, for the attention of a guild recruiter, and ultimately one of them has an opening and […]

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Site Migration 101

I am currently Interning as an Infrastructure Engineer at MeetUp.com. The company that helps organizes MeetUps around the globe. Along with this, I create a lot of projects and support/maintain projects for other people/companies at the same time. From one of my previous employers, I had a hard time Migrating […]

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Basic things you can do to protect your WordPress Blog/Site.

These are some steps and procedures I follow & recommend to protect your WordPress sites or projects. Keep in mind, doing something even slightly different can cause issues and your project might crash. 1] Changes in wp-config file Change your uploads directory to something outside the “wp-content” folder. You will […]

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Port Scanning, Version Detection & Firewall Evasion Techniques in Nmap

Port Scanning Port Scanning, Version Detection & Firewall Evasion Techniques in Nmap which can be used along with other scan options in Nmap. Fast Scanning nmap -F [target] | nmap -F 10.10.1.1 The -F option reduces that number to 100. This can dramatically speed up scanning while still representing the majority […]

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Advanced Scanning techniques for Nmap

Previously, I noted some basic scan techniques which are great for understanding and basic overview. These are some advanced scanning techniques for nmap to run and try out. Nmap, (by default) performs a basic TCP scan on each target system. You must have sudo privileges to run these commands. TCP SYN Scan nmap […]

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Scanning Using Nmap

Nmap is a free Open source tool for network/system administrators and security professionals which can be used to discover, monitor, and troubleshoot TCP/IP systems and networks. Basic IP details: ifconfig IPv4 details: ifconfig |grep inet Public Ip Details: curl ipecho.net/plain ; echo Basic Nmap Usage: nmap 192.168.10.1 sudo nmap -A [IP/Domain] | nmap […]

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