Public School Teachers Are Not Religious Experts Recently, in the news in the LA school district, teachers are forcing students to participate in a three-week long journey to discover Islam. Not just about Islam’s history and culture. This course is about being a Muslim. For three weeks, children are asked to dress as Muslims, change […]Read more "Five Reasons Public School Teachers Should Not Be Teaching Religion To Our Students"
What is Ransomware? Ransomware : a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. “Although ransomware is usually aimed at individuals, it’s only a matter of time before business is targeted as well” (Ismet, 2016). Unfortunately, when it comes to ransomware, once your files […]Read more "How to thwart Ransomware attacks and prevent future attacks"
We recently updated our storage arrays from SCOS 6.7.11 to 126.96.36.199 and are taking advantage of the new features in this upgrade. After upgrading Dell Storage Manager 2016 R3 (formerly Enterprise Manager) the interface has some new features as well. DSM now has the ability to remotely manage Equallogic PS Groups and Remote Storage Centers […]Read more "DellEMC Storage Center 7.1 Update"
May 16, 2017, Next year the James Webb Space Telescope will launch from Arianespace’s ELA-3 launch complex at European Spaceport located near Kourou, French Guiana (NASA, 2016). Meanwhile NASA continues to prepare for the launch and is currently preparing the large 18-segmented gold mirror for the testing at Johnson Space Center. In preparation for testing, […]Read more "James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Prepared"
Project Mercury: America’s 1st Manned Space Program April 9, 1959, just six-months after the creation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, formed the Mercury 7 astronauts (formerly Argonauts after the Greek work for explorers) called Project Mercury (Space.com, 2014). The original Mercury astronauts are pictured (above) around a table admiring an Atlas model. Standing, left […]Read more "Remembering Project Mercury: 58 Years Since America’s 1st Manned Space Program"
Changing Ubuntu Server from DHCP to Static IP Address (Ubuntu Server 16.04 TLS) Recently, created a couple of LAMP stacks with Ubuntu 16.04 and needed to issue a Static IP so that it could be NAT’d as a web server. I have used this command Step 1. sysadmin@ubuntu:~$ sudo nano /etc/network/interface auto ens160 iface ens160 inet […]Read more "Set static IP Ubuntu 16.04"
SAN zone create for Cisco MDS series switch using the CLI commands We have two new ESXi host that need storage mapping to our Dell Compellent SAN. Each ESXi host is dual port 8Gb HBAs. We have two separate fabric zones (vSAN 20 and vSAN 21). This way in a HA fail-over only one switch needs to […]Read more "Adding ESX host to Cisco (vSAN) Fiber Channel Switches (MDS 9000)"