A small update: The delisting process for my blacklist slightly changed – it’s using reCaptcha by now to prevent some folks from having bad ideas. Further enhancements are already waiting to be implemented.
Today I was trying to restore a backup of our MSSQL server when a user decided to drive me crazy by not disconnecting after telling anyone that we need to do that restore. So I fired up the management studio and had a look at the current processes by using the following query: select spid, status, loginame, hostname, […]
Looking at the mobile phone market I have to admit the trend doesn’t make me happy. Nokia buried Maemo and Meego and decided to use Windows, Apple forces you to use iTunes which is a pain in the ass on any non-macintosh stuff. Symbian is ancient old and I won’t use Windows on a mobile phone.
Since working on my Mac, I have to admit that I got used to use Growl for notifications as it’s a pretty way to get notifications in a non-disturbing way. But since Growl 1.3 Skype went on strike – just like a couple of other applications. No Growl notifications anymore.
The last version had a small bug which I did overlook. However – it’s corrected now.
Today I’d like to introduce a small, but pretty useful feature of nameservers using BIND as an example. Delivering different answers for different IP ranges. Sure, this might sound strange, but if you dig into that, it’s pretty useful.