In this excellent Network Collective Short Take, Russ White breaks down the logic behind complex passwords. While a certain degree of complexity is needed to ward off the lowest level attackers, the real goal here is to make the barrier to guessing passwords enough for the would-be attacker to seek another target.
Microsoft finalized their acquisition of GitHub today, paying a cool $7.5 billion in cash for the ubiquitous Git repository. It seems like the European Commission approval was the last step to get this deal done. We’ll see how the platform fares under Microsoft stewardship.
While we couldn’t be at HashiConf this year, we wanted to be sure to share some of the major announcements from the show. Aaron Strong wrote up a great recap, be sure to check it out.
In another addition to his series on using Terraform, Gabe Maentz shows how you can move your server fleet from AWS and Azure. The whole series is worth a look.
Here’s a live blog from Glenn Dekhayser to get you up to speed on everything announced on the Day 1 NetApp Insight Keynote.
Linus Torvalds is returning from his self-imposed exile from the Linux development community. After a month away, it seems he’s ready to live up to the new kernel developer Code of Conduct.
Over the weekend, the European Commission approved with Microsoft acquisition of GitHub. Notably, the regulator imposed no conditions on the deal.
Samsung has reported they are beginning mass production of 7nm chips using extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL). This is a significant step forward for chip fabrication. 7nm alone feels like it borders on the physically impossible. But using EUVL brings in a lot of other benefits, like shrinking production cycles, and increasing potential transistor density. Samsung is […]
The privacy-focused ProtonMail is celebrating their four-year anniversary. If you haven’t already, the service is definitely worth a look.
This piece by Scott Lowe breaks down why ActualTech Media made the switch from Slack to Microsoft Teams. For their organization, context and deep integrations made Teams a better choice.