Synology is one of the most successful NAS vendors. They grew from an SOHO niche player to a beast it is today. It all started with a small NAS for home use. Now they evolved and offer products for home, SMB, and even Enterprise products. Reason for a success is an incredibly useful operating system which powers their devices called DSM –
I think there are only a handful of backup products that deserve a 5 star rating. When any of this companies releases a new version, in my heart, it deserves a quick review of the features. Usually we are talking about evolution, improving on already solid base. Nakivo is one of those companies.
If you have followed all the buzz about HHVM, you know that HHVM started a revolution. It can speed up PHP execution dramatically. You can expect more than 2x the speed compared to PHP 5.6 for WordPress. PHP is not the only factor in website speed. You can use a $10 VPS and experience a website that […]
DigitalOcean is a great and affordable VPS. It will solve most common problems you have with Shared hosting. While you can learn to set up Apache, MySql and PHP on a Linux environment, beginners can find Linux CLI intimidating. Second reason beginners avoid using VPS is security. My friend forgot to set up firewall (didn’t know he should) and got his website hacked one week after he set his VPS in motion.
After Windows XP, part of Microsoft secure initiative was to disable programs and services which were not needed by default in Windows. This applies to both, Windows and Server editions. When you were using Windows XP, telnet was bundled in the installation. All you had to was to type telnet in to the command line. In […]
I am a big fan of automation and software deployment is one thing that must be automated. You can manually deploy software if you work in a company with 10 people. If you have more users and install software manually, then something is wrong. There are many ways you can deploy software automatically,
Softerra Adaxes got under my skin, I admit. I love using it and I love what it can do for me, my department and a company. In part one I couldn’t hide my excitement. After being with the product for a while I have decided to write a second part focusing more on Role based delegation, Approval based […]
I think I have never been so amazed by the software I reviewed. Before I start with a review I have to admit something. My first thought, when I saw Adaxes was that it’s complicated, slightly outdated tool. I guess because I am so used to web based tools. But after 5 minutes with the product it changed my mind.
Yesterday I found one great product for remote users. I wish It was on the market years ago. First let me tell you about my problem. We use ERP application which is the main application in our environment. Unfortunately it’s not web-based. We also have many locations, from warehouses, distribution to remote offices.
I like Service Desk, ITIL and I am hooked with testing the various products. You see, there is no perfect product. All of tested products so far have some strange anomaly. It may be with the way it was designed, or the way you have to use a feature or two.