This seems like a small update, but I certainly like the battery lifespan change. Always good to have more battery life. The Facetime one seems quite popular with people too. I believe there is some security updates / fixes and that is always good. I have updated on 2020 MacBook Air and had no issues, … Continue reading macOS Catalina 10.15.5 now GA
Containers are a streamlined way to build, test, and deploy applications on local machines and in the cloud. However, there are some security challenges that are unique to containers. A large attack surface, access control issues, and vulnerable images can pose substantial risk. However, it is possible to prevent an exploitation of these vulnerabilities, by … Continue reading Top 8 Container Security Best Practices
I do not need my home lab now, and I want to get it into the hands of someone that can use it. It is a very good lab and has helped my career out a lot. I am going to detail what is part of this deal. It will not be shipped anywhere and … Continue reading Selling my home lab – 400 CAD – SOLD!
Hello all, I hope everyone came through this week happy and safe! Things good here.We have settled nicely in our house with two offices a floor apart. I am used to working at home but my wife is not but it has turned out pretty good for us. iOS and iPadOS 13.5 dropped recently (iOS … Continue reading Newsletter: May 23, 2020
It was nice to see iPadOS 13.5 drop this morning. It is not a big release, but they do imply there is bug fixes and improvements we may not know about via the release notes. But I do like the simplified unlock when wearing a mask. And security updates is always good. As always, I … Continue reading iPadOS 13.5 has dropped!
Today 13.5 dropped for iOS and it seems like it is not a big update but it has a few interesting things. It will unlock easier when wearing a face mask - which is good. It has some bug fixes and other improvements that are not listed so they may fix something that bothers you! … Continue reading iOS 13.5 has dropped!
Hello all, I recently bought the new 2020 MacBook Air. It was an interesting decision, as there is a pretty nice 2020 MacBook Pro too. But I wanted light and portable and it has some other advantages too. So here we go! Things to get ready You will need at various times your Apple ID. … Continue reading Moving to my new Mac – MBA 2020
Hello all, I hope everyone is good today? Safe, and healthy too I hope! I had a good week, with lots of frustration in the lab, but I also got some things done so that is good. I was able to do a couple of articles this week - one on some software I have … Continue reading Newsletter: May 16, 2020
Hello all, The last few months I have been working in the lab on Cleondris HCC DR orchestration software. I have been working with the vendor - Cleondris - to improve it. I have enjoyed working with the vendor as they are a great bunch of people. Their development model is cool as they do … Continue reading Cleondris HCC – very cool DR orchestration software!
I need to say first that in vSphere 7 you cannot do image backups of the VCSA. This means tools like Veeam or Commvault cannot be used. I suspect if you try to restore it will not work! But this is not so bad as the built-in backup tool for the VCSA has been improved … Continue reading Backing Up VCSA in vSphere 7