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  • A Hostile Web: DDoS mitigation with Advanced Policy Firewall

    Dealing with malicious traffic on the web is pretty much par for the course for anyone running publicly accessible servers, so here we'll go through some quick and simple tools and methods to secure your server(s) from various DDoS or DoS style attacks and other hostile traffic.
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    2016 Jun 2nd
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  • Quick Start Docker: Introduction

    This is a brisk introduction to Docker, to get you up and running as quick as possible with a decent understanding of the command line tools and the architecture of Docker containers.

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    2015 Nov 21st
  • Building libav and avconv with libfdk_aac and libx264

    I was trying to transcode the AC3 5.1 (6ch) audio in some MKV videos to 2ch stereo AAC, using avconv command line, and discovered that it’s native support for AAC isn’t great. An alternative is to use the Fraunhofer libfdk_aac encoder, but it isn’t available in standard system packages of libav or ffmpeg, due to licensing quirks. But you can build your own avconv from source with libfdk_aac support, and here’s a quick howto, from the terminal.

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    2015 Oct 30th
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