Moving blog to new hosting provider, Research and Results!

August 11, 2013  |  cloud  |  No Comments

Last months I've noticed that my blog was a bit slower than usual. The first bytes that I received in the first network requests took around 3-4 seconds and loading the front page in some hours of the day was a pain. I believe that an optimal website should load...

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A beautiful weather app for Brazil and Portugal

A beautiful weather app for Brazil and Portugal

April 3, 2013  |  cloud, mobile  |  No Comments

Last post I wrote about evolution. Professional evolution... from legacy technology  to new IT paradigms, cloud and mobile. This week, as a result of that evolution, the weather app I  developed with a friend, was deployed and it's available at App Store. I hope users from Portugal and Brazil find it...

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In the end, Love… always wins!

March 14, 2013  |  cloud, mobile  |  1 Comment

In the past 18 months I've researched and learned at least a dozen new (to me) and recent technologies. Any of them belongs to 2 interesting areas that I've focused in that period... Cloud and Mobile. I'm an early Amazon Web Services adopter and I've deployed several services and infrastructures on...

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Protect your servers against brute force SSH attacks

February 8, 2013  |  linux, security  |  1 Comment

I bet if any of you have an exposed server to an internet connection, without properly firewall protection, that your server is under heavy fire from hackers around the "world"... By the world I mean mostly China and Russia ssh attacks. If you're curious, on Linux you can check the...

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PrimaveraBSS ERP Express Edition… or… just bad Software!

February 5, 2013  |  business  |  No Comments

Today I was trying to install a free version of a well know portuguese ERP software. The company name is PrimaveraBSS and the version I was trying to install was Primavera Express 7.5. There are lot's of problems when you install bad software, usually these applications run on conflict with...

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Amazon announces Redshift, a data warehouse service!

November 28, 2012  |  cloud, dba  |  1 Comment

Today at Amazon AWS re:invent, Amazon announced a cloud service for data warehouse customers. It allows to easily analyse petabytes of data, interacts with known BI solutions, and it's usually 10 times faster than traditional implementations... queries run really blazing fast! This service is certified by MicroStrategy and Jaspersoft. Redshift runs on data...

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