Tag Archives: Networking

Http vs HTTPS

HTTP vs HTTPS

In back to the basics for TPMs, in this post we will go over the differences between HTTP vs HTTPS. We will understand HTTP & HTTPS independently and then dive into the need for HTTPS. We will then move into discussing where they are similar and where HTTPS adds value. HTTP vs HTTPS What is HTTP ? Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a protocol for transmitting and receiving information across the Internet. HTTP serves as a request and response procedure that all agents on the Internet…

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Networking - Mario Gerard Seattle

Networking Protocols & TCP/IP

This post is to cover some of the most basic things you need to know about Networking Protocols & TCP/IP in your daily world. Let’s go over some of the very basic terms that a PGM needs to know of Protocol – Is the set of rules used for communication.Think about this as USPS vs FedEx vs UPS all are careers of message / packages.   HTTP – Has multiple stacks of rules that need to be followed for effective communication. Gateway – A gateway…

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Docker

Docker

Docker Containers What are docker containers ? Docker is a platform for developing, shipping, running applications using container virtualization technology. Docker aids in separating your application from your infrastructure and helps in treating your Infrastructure like the way you would treat any managed application. Docker aims to provide a lightweight way to create containers to manage and deploy your applications with isolation and security where you can get more out of your hardware. The docker platform consists of various platforms and tools : Docket Engine Docket…

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Certifications

Certifications – To do or not to do

The sheer number of certification one can do is infinite. Companies like Microsoft and Oracle alone have more than you could possibly count. My first hand experience I could tell you both of these companies do not hold any value to these certifications when you interview with them. Which means to say having a certification does not offer more than a icing on the cake.At some point I think that certifications started out as a business unit to get individuals trained and certified to promote…

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Networking

The Art of Networking

Networking is an important aspect of any professionals life. There are several advantages in meeting and knowing more professionals from your discipline. By networking you have a ear to the ground on what is happening in your professional domain right in your backyard. You have the pulse on trends, techniques, tools and what each organization is struggling with.  It also helps you bounce ideas of your fellow colleagues in the field who have varied experience and find much needed mentors. So if you have not…

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The Interview Scene

The Interview Scene ..

http://qz.com/225782/the-next-thing-silicon-valley-needs-to-disrupt-big-time-its-own-culture/ Excerpt I asked her how she was doing in the interview process and she said, “I’m actually still trying to get an interview.” “That’s weird.” I told her. “I thought you had already met with them a few times.” “Well, I grabbed coffee with the founder, and I had dinner with the team last night, and then we went to a bar together.” I chuckled. She was clearly confused with the whole matter. I told her, “Look, you just made it to the third…

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