Blog Archive

I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

HHVM is Ending PHP Support

Indie Hackers interview with Oh Dear!

Elasticsearch fails to start: access denied “/etc/elasticsearch/${instance}/scripts”

MySQL: Calculate the free space in IBD files

Chrome stops showing “www”-prefix in URI

Remote Desktop error: CredSSP encryption oracle remediation

DNS Spy now checks for the “Null MX”

Certificate Transparency logging now mandatory

Chalk Talk #3: how to optimise your content for Varnish

Upcoming presentation at LOADays: Varnish Internals – Speeding up a site x100

Chalk Talk #2: how does Varnish work?

Varnish: same hash, different results? Check the Vary header!

Varnishlog: show the hash() data in output

Drupal core – Highly critical – Remote Code Execution – SA-CORE-2018-002

It’s about what broke, not who broke it

Why I usually run ‘w’ first when troubleshooting unknown machines

Chalk Talk #1: An introduction to Varnish

Upcoming Drupal 7 and 8 core highly critical security release: March 28th

The security footgun in etcd

Enable the slow log in Elastic Search

Varnish 6.0 released

Laravel & MySQL auto-adding “on update current_timestamp()” to timestamp fields

Clear systemd journal

Announcing “Oh Dear!”: a new innovative tool to monitor your websites

Update a docker container to the latest version