DevSecOps

We’re all mostly familiar with DevOps, which a culture or methodology a company takes that enables quick deployment time. The main principles of DevOps in this case heavily relies on automation of several tasks, from build the program, running test cases, creating of environments, and deploying it to staging or production. The first two tasks […]

Extreme Ownership and The Dichotomy of Leadership

Summary of two books: Extreme Ownership and The Dichotomy of Leadership. In the first book, it covers on the principles of Extreme Ownership, which is to place a lot of agency and responsibility onto yourself. In the second book, it talks about the challenges and balances one must take to be a successful leader. Extreme […]

GoLang VS Python

We know that Python is fast when it comes to general scripting use cases, and I’ve always been an ardent user of Python, from version 2 to 3 and its painful migration. Only recently, have I decided to pick up another language, GoLang, and was surprised to see that it was way faster. Although GoLang […]

Is SUNBURST DNS Tunneling?

With all the news surrounding the breach of SolarWinds update server, and subsequently a majority of clients downloading and installing a backdoor, there has been a lot of analysis of the malware, and the supposed DGA that is being generated. I’m here to question if the behavior fits more of a DNS tunneling event, instead […]

The Road to Character

A review of the book The Road To Character. Every once in awhile I stumble upon a book that is fantastic, thought provoking, questions my mental models, and opens views to the world that I have not seen before. This book, despite its big Christian undertone, is one of them. The broad idea behind the […]

Accelerate

A book not only about DevOps, but about the surrounding culture to enable it Click here for the book This book breaks things down nicely into the actionable segments that you can take to enable a fast and dynamic organization. It talks about DevOps, but you’ll come to realize that it’s not all about DevOps, […]

Webpack

Webpack is a program used in web development to optimize how websites are being built. It’s another topic for me to rant about just how bloated web development has become, and hence the development of Webpack. Modules and Bundles Modules are groups of code, such as CSS, Javascript or images that can be packaged together. […]

What happens when you run Python?

This post is not about how to code in Python, differences between Python 2 or 3, or its stylistic guidelines (PEP8). Rather, it’s about what happens in the background when you execute Python code. When you write you code in Python, it ends with a suffix .py, and after you execute it with some command, for […]

Role Model

I’ve been asked by one of my managers who my role model was, which I thought was really interesting, because I’ve read a lot of self help books, biographies and listened to many podcasts, all relating to some form of improvement and guidance, but I don’t think I have a single person to point a […]