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Windows 10 Free Upgrade End Date

16 May, 2016

July 29th 2015 saw Microsoft release their latest operating system, Windows 10. This new release marked the first time Microsoft had released an operating system with the opportunity for users…

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SQL Server 2016

12 May, 2016

SQL Server 2016 is set to be generally available on the 1st June 2016, this latest instalment of the software being the first in 2 years. This latest version is packed full with new features that its predecessors didn’t have, and comes in four editions…

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How-To: Upgrade PostgreSQL From 9.3 to 9.4 (In-Place)

8 April, 2016

To make use of the JSONB features implemented in 9.4, it may be required that you upgrade your existing PgSQL 9.3 cluster to 9.4+. I cover the basics on how to perform an in-place upgrade…

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How To Setup Binary Replication Between 2 PostgreSQL 9.4 Hosts (Hot-Standby)

Utilising a master/slave (hot-standby) setup to provide a resilience layer at database level can be easy. The following assumes you have 2 PgSQL hosts at 10.10.50.1 and 10.10.50.2, both running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and PostgreSQL 9.4 (9.4.5)…

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End of Mobile Encryption?

6 April, 2016

Over the past couple of months, the word encryption has been thrown around a lot in the media, specifically in terms of mobile encryption. With stories of the FBI requesting a back door to Apple phones being headline news, could we be seeing the end of mobile encryption…

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The Dangers of DDOS Attacks and How to prevent them

15 March, 2016

DDOS attacks are becoming more common and more easily produced, with DDOS attack services even being available to buy online now. Due to this, these attacks are no longer just limited to hackers…

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