Archive for May 2017

Fight ransomware: Run Windows in Linux as a virtual machine Running Windows as a virtual machine in Linux may seems like unnecessary work until something like the Wannacry ransomware scare comes along.  Despite its headaches, desktop Linux rarely is the target of malware. (When it is, it can generally present a smaller attack surface.)  And if you need to run applications in Windows, run

10 work skills for the postnormal era – Work Futures World Economic Forum’s skills list is way out of date. We need new ways to think about — and talk about — this rapidly changing world. Deep generalists can ferret out the connections that build the complexity into complex systems, and grasp their interplay. In postnormal times creativity may paradoxically become normal: an everyone, everyday, everywhere, process.

It takes more than a Circuit Breaker to create a resilient application – RHD Blog Topics such as application resiliency, self-healing, antifragility are area of interest for many. This article is trying to distinguish, define, and visualize these concepts, and create solutions with these characteristics. So what does a typical resiliency pitch look like: use timeouts, isolate in bulkheads, and of course apply the circuit breaker pattern. I agree with all