I recently passed the LPIC 102-400 exam, which completes the requirements for the LPIC-1 certification. One important thing to note is that version 5 of the exam was released in Summer 2018, while the version 4 (that’s what the 400 stands for) of the exam will run until mid 2019. I highly doubt that the […]
I was recently given the opportunity to optimize a query that processed a total of 660 million rows. The problem with this query was that it took 150 minutes to complete, provided that it did not time out (which it did ~40% of the time). The query timing out caused two key problems, namely: 1) […]
Reminder: All views expressed on this blog are my own, and are not representative of any organization I was/am affiliated with. Overview Secure Shell (SSH) is an encrypted protocol that is commonly used for communication between hosts on an unencrypted network. Connecting to another host on the network comprises of connecting to its SSH server, […]
Another straightforward BIOS update – simply download the driver from the official Lenovo site, double click, and you’re done! Official Site for Lenovo Yoga 700 11ISK: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-700-11isk/downloads. The latest version I downloaded was v1.10, released on 30 Oct 2016. The BIOS update will reset all configurations to default, and you may encounter the following error after rebooting: […]
Although Amazon Web Services (AWS) is most known for its EC2 offerings, it has a full range of products from Database-as-a-Service, to IoT, and to Storage. In this blog post, I will provide a brief layman overview of the Storage offerings on AWS based on notes I wrote previously. Disclaimer: this is not a technical post. […]
I am curious of the skills in demand for infocomm jobs within the Civil Service. In my own personal capability, I set forth to analyze and summarize my observations of the trends within infocomm job postings on Careers@Gov.
In my previous post on TeBaC-NET, I talked about the reason why I created it. In this post, I talk about why I created it the way it is. Design Considerations #1 Cross Platform One of the most important consideration is that it should be platform agnostic. A simple tool that can run on any […]