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Mentioned: News From You on Daily Tech News Show - Aug. 27, 2014

Posted by David  •  Aug 27th, 2014 10:00:21 pm - Subscribe | Mood: good | Music: No music

Today I was mentioned on the Daily Tech News Show podcast for August 27, 2014. I submitted a press release regarding Seagate is now shipping an 8 TB 3.5-inch hard drive with a SATA 6 gigabit-per-second interface.

I really enjoy this show, and not all the links I submit to the show are read or mentioned, but I really enjoy sharing content with the masses as you know by all my entries. happy.gif


...and yes Dan Patterson | danpatterson.com, you said my name correctly. Thanks!

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Apache Web Server Crashes on High Load

Posted by David  •  Aug 24th, 2014 10:31:54 pm - Subscribe | Mood: good | Music: No Music

Need to send traffic to your Apache Web Server, in hopes that you will not bring it down by HTTP or ICMP request? Well read on.



Well this is unique entry, recently a friend and I we're bench testing a couple servers on different nodes using the Apache Benchmark Tool. In our findings we noticed that 2 of the domains that we tested feel to they're knees due to memory issues. Now then, in no way do I condemn black hat conduct but sometimes the only way to protect your OWN servers is to use penetration testing tools to stress the server.

Now, there is a plethora of software that can do this locally on the server or for remote usage, but for this entry I will refrain from that.

I recommend that you take a look at my friends blog on how to protect yourself from an EVASION of traffic.

External links
TRICK FOR APACHE2 AND MYSQL CRASHING ON HIGH LOAD / APACHE BENCHMARK

* thanks JV for the initial remote PT.

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How to OCR a PDF File Using Acrobat Pro

Posted by David  •  Aug 24th, 2014 8:03:42 pm - Subscribe | Mood: good | Music: Reggie and the Full Effect - G

I receive a lot of PDF files in fact many more PDF files than word documents now a days. Now a day's being able to search a PDF file or perhaps a PDF file that was created into a doc file can same you time. Here are a few steps that you can do to OCR your PDF so that it can be easily searchable.

OCR PDF File in Acrobat Pro

  • Begin by opening up a PDF file.
  • Click on Tools located on the right side of the PDF.
  • Now click on the arrow that says Recognize Text.
  • In the list click on In This File.
  • When the menu comes up click on All Pages
  • Now click OK.

    Now you should be able to do a CTRL+F to find words with in the document.

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  • Useful Linux Links for 2014-08-22

    Posted by David  •  Aug 22nd, 2014 5:54:30 pm - Subscribe | Mood: good | Music: No Music

    Useful Linux Links for 2014-08-22 - Below are links that I used in a given day that helped me with my goal in Linux System Administration.

  • AirPort Utility 5.6.1 for Windows | mac
  • 13.7.2.5 OPTIMIZE TABLE Syntax | sysadmin
  • 8 commands to check cpu information on Linux | sysadmin
  • How to disable SSH timeout | sysadmin
  • Always Run as Root | humor

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  • San Antonio Google Photo Sphere

    Posted by David  •  Aug 21st, 2014 7:41:22 pm - Subscribe | Mood: tired | Music: Reggie and the Full Effect - E

    This evening I gave Google Photo Sphere a try at the pool where I live. I also captured the court yard but figured the pool area would have a better view.

    Google Photo Sphere is 360-degree panorama software that is available for Android and iOS, you can find the application in the respected app store. Personally I though the software was really nice and it was very easy to use, let's call the process "circling the dots". Simply rotate in a circle circling the dots, and then viola your done!



    Just a reminder, stay away from tight quarters. Photo Sphere does a much better job in an open environment.

    External Links
  • Photo Sphere for iOS
  • Photo Sphere for Android

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