I’m not a big fan of the free-ish routers you get from your internet provider in Switzerland. Most devices are just cheap “crap devices” and they lack of any slightly advanced feature. Therefore I’m always going with a Ubiquiti Edge Router!
If you’re using nginx as your preferred web server, reverse proxy, load balancer or HTTP cache, then you might be familiar with HTTP response headers. Nginx allows you to customise those HTTP response headers very easily.
Call me old fashioned, but I really prefer a good old classic Ethernet cable over all these black magic wireless technologies. However, I must admit I also love mobility and therefore I’m kinda forced to use Wi-Fi. But what happens if your wireless signal is bitching around again?
While most Linux Kernels nowadays come with nice sysctl defaults, there’s always room for improvement. Some parameters can be used for performance tuning, others can be critical for security hardening. What is sysctl? sysctl is an interface to view and dynamically change parameters in Linux and other *NIX operating systems. In Linux, most of the dynamic Kernel settings can be […]
TCP is the abbreviation for Transmission Control Protocol. It is one of the core protocols in the internet protocol suite and provides a reliable protocol to communicate in computer networks. Nearly every Internet-connected device “talks” TCP and the whole Internet relies on it.
A few years ago I was struggling with some crap WLAN access point from hell. It was slow, the configuration options were rubbish and the signal coverage was way beyond what I was looking for. So I started to look out for some better alternatives. If you’re looking for something more “enterprisy”, you’ll definitely land on […]
When it comes to internet connectivity in Switzerland, you might stumble across ADSL or VDSL. Most of the time you’ll end up with a router provided by the provider, which is already pre-configured with the connection information. This setup might work for the majority of users, but if you’re a pro-user or enterprise with special needs, […]