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How to Share a VPN from VM on Mac

Because our OpenConnect VPN from company provides a very poor connection for Mac, I switch to share an AT&T Global Network (AGN) VPN running in a Ubuntu VM inside of Mac OS. Here are the steps On Mac Install VirtualBox … Continue reading

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VPNC Android GUI Package

Credit: http://ubergeeky.com/blog/167-vpnc-android-gui-package Forget my post about running VPNC from the G1 terminal. Wmealing has just released the Android package that does it all in GUI form. Grab the get-a-robot-vpnc package now. Not much to add, except “oh the awesome!”. Here’s … Continue reading

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Decided to Switch KVM

Choosing a hypervisor in #Cloud projects always costs me time, between Xen & Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). After an interesting discussion with one of Cloud Computing architect @ IBM, we get a deal – use KVM for future #Cloud implement. … Continue reading

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What does the string @ site subject mean?

91d437f0fb56cfb5b64de81b60bd6738 -> $ echo “a man on linux” | openssl dgst or $ echo “a man on linux” | md5sum

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What does RackSpace offer?

Part of the following comes from: http://www.comparewebhosts.com/…htm Rackspace’s cloud strategy is supported by three core offerings, all part of Mosso, Rackspace’s Cloud Hosting Division. The company’s existing Hosting Cloud and CloudFS storage offerings have been re-branded to reflect the company’s … Continue reading

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Gartner: Seven cloud-computing security risks

Source: http://www.infoworld.com/…/Gartner_Seven_cloudcomputing_security_risks_1.html … Cloud computing is fraught with security risks, according to analyst firm Gartner. Smart customers will ask tough questions and consider getting a security assessment from a neutral third party before committing to a cloud vendor, Gartner says … Continue reading

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What Does Cloud Computing Mean for You?

I found this article published at PCMag and thought I should highlight some in red Source > http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2704,2320619,00.asp Author > John Brandon Cloud computing is set to take over the world, or at least possibly replace Microsoft Outlook. The cloud … Continue reading

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