LPI Certification Level 1 Exam 102-400

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 […]

Using One SSH Key Pair Across Multiple Network Zones

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, […]

Updating BIOS of Lenovo Yoga 700-11ISK (11″ Screen Size)

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: […]

Overview of Storage Offerings on AWS

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.  […]

TeBaC-NET Design Considerations

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 […]