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Node.js ABC’s - N is for npm

Whether you are ready to start coding your first Node.js project, or if you are a seasoned veteran and need finish up a new exciting project, odds are you will need some functionality that has been written many times before by others.  One of...

What’s Next for DevCentral?

Believe it or not, DevCentral is 11 years old, and it’s been a fantastic ride.  We want to say thank you for making this a truly fantastic community and we’re even more excited to share what’s coming up next.  Taking our member’s...

Node.js ABC’s - M is for Modules

As any one who has created a software system can tell you, after some point you get to a point in time where putting all your code in one big location becomes unmanageable and leads to maintenance issues.  The logical first step is to try to...

Integrating Duo Security with F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager

Duo Security integrates into F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager as a full featured two factor authentication solution and offers inline self-enrollment and an interactive, user-friendly login experience that enables the user to select from a wide...

Demystifying iControl REST Part 3 - How to pass query parameters and tmsh options

iControl REST. It’s iControl SOAP’s baby, brother, introduced back in TMOS version 11.4 as an early access feature but released fully in version 11.5. Several articles on basic usage have been written on iControl REST (see the resources at the...

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DevOps 101 - Collaboration

In my previous articles on the history of DevOps, I outlined the following pillars of the DevOps methodology Management Integration Communication and information sharing Collaboration Automation Measurement The Fourth Pillar The fourth pillar is Collaboration.  Collaboration is defined as: "working with others to do a task and to achieve shared goals."  In traditional...

That’s a Wrap from VMworld2015

I wrap it up from #VMworld 2015. Thanks to you for watching and special thanks to our guests this week including F5’s Phil de la Motte, Justin Venezia and Paul Pindell along with Swante and Nathon from F5Studio for their fantastic production work. Also, we’ll have some additional videos in the coming weeks from VMware, Nutanix, Simplivity and Blue Medora. Thanks to those organizations fo...

Programmability in the Network: Risk-based Data Scrubbing

This post is brought to you by the letter “C” (for context). There’s a whole lot of talking and proposing and presenting going on around risk-based . Usually it’s around authentication and access. The basic premise is that based on a score, formulated from a set of variables (context), you decide whether or not someone is allowed access to a resource. The formula is based on context and can...

Software Defined Data Center Made Simple (feat. Pindell) - VMworld2015

The fun and always interesting Paul Pindell, Sr. Solution Architect, breaks down the #SDDC in clear and simple terms. He discusses the various elements such as software defined compute, software defined storage and software defined network along with management and how they combine to create a software defined data center. Each element can be abstracted and pooled to have a simplified...

Malware KeyRaider - comment s'en protéger ?

Nos amis de Palo Alto Networks ont découvert un tout nouveau malware qui va faire parler de lui … et qui va surement faire des petits. Ce malware dénommé KeyRaider affecte les terminaux mobiles iOS “jailbrakés”. Le Jailbreak consiste à contourner le contrôle réalisé par Apple sur les applications mobiles installées sur le terminal. L’OS...

Connecting Docker to BIG-IP

The following is an example of using BIG-IP to automate the routing of HTTP and DNS requests for containers across a Docker cluster. The process for connecting Docker to BIG-IP will involve exporting the list of containers that are running on a Docker host and enabling a process to route HTTP and DNS requests to the appropriate Docker container. How it works A Python script is used as the...

IoTのセキュリティリスク Top 10 とそれらへの対応方法

 このブログでもすでに何度か触れていますが、Webアプリケーションのセキュリティ向上を目的としたプロジェクトとして、OWASP(Open Web Application Security Project)というものがあります。OWASPはWebアプリケーションのセキュリティリスクに対し、全世界の個人や企業、その他の組織が適切な情報に基づく判断を行えるよう、セキュリティを取り巻く状況の可視化や、ベストプラクティスやフレームワークの紹介等を行っています。  OWASPはこの活動の一環として、最もクリティカルとされる10種類のセキュルティリスクを「OWASP Top 1...

VMworld2015 – Business Mobility Made Easy with F5 and VMware (feat. Venezia)

Justin Venezia, Sr. Solution Architect covering #VMware Alliance, does an excellent job talking about the transformation from BYOD a couple years ago to the BYO-Technology today and the challenges of providing a seamless, simple, secure and uniform end user experience - no matter what type device they are using. From the sales rep to the CFO to the IT guy who needs to support them all, Justi...

Node.js ABC’s - N is for npm

Whether you are ready to start coding your first Node.js project, or if you are a seasoned veteran and need finish up a new exciting project, odds are you will need some functionality that has been written many times before by others.  One of the beauties of the internet is the ability to create and share things.  Node.js is a great language set in itself, but one key selling point is...

What’s Next for DevCentral?

Believe it or not, DevCentral is 11 years old, and it’s been a fantastic ride.  We want to say thank you for making this a truly fantastic community and we’re even more excited to share what’s coming up next.  To keep moving forward, we're taking our member’s feedback and sneaking in our own wish list; the next major iteration of DevCentral will start taking shape over the...

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