Technical Blog

DevOps Guide to Important Terraform Concepts

This is an intermediate guide to the core Terraform concepts. If you can get your head around these core concepts, you will be well on your way to understanding Terraform. I have not included Terraform modules in the guide, modules are a big topic and I will tackle these in...

An indepth guide to PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a vast subject, the aim of this guide is to provide system administrators a simple, usable guide to the fundamentals of PowerShell. We will also demonstrate scripts and commands which can be used in typical day-to-day tasks. This guide will give you the basic steps to get...

Whitepaper: How to Secure Clou­d Infrastructure (2020)

This is a copy of an article I wrote for Atlantic.Net – All Rights Reserved Demand for cloud computing has grown exponentially in 2020­, the Covid-19 global pandemic has seen many businesses fast track their cloud migration strategy, and transition business-critical workloads to the cloud. Atlantic.Net has been providing managed...

MySQL / MariaDB Database Administration and SQL Language Basics

In this MySQL Tutorial article, I will introduce you to the basic Administrative Tasks needed for MySQL. The purpose is to give system administrators the ability to perform some basic administration tasks before escalating to a qualified DBA. MySQL is a high-performance database server from Oracle Corporation. Red Hat recently...

How to install Plex Media Server Linux

What is Plex? Plex Media Server is a great application for sharing your personal media at home and over the internet. I use it to stream my music over the internet to my phone when I am commuting to work, but it can also be used to stream movies, TV,...

Kusto Query Language

KQL – The Kusto Query Language

The Kusto engine is a query language created by Microsoft. I use it day-to-day primarily for Azure Monitor log queries. This blog will focus solely on Azure Log Analytics. KQL also works well with: Azure Log Analytics Azure Application Insights Windows Defender ATP Azure Security Center Machine Learning Microsoft provides...