April 3rd, 2020 | 31 mins 17 secs
a cloud guru, andoird, block device, cloudfare, crypto, debian, device mapper, devops, dm-crypt, dm-zoned, encryption, exfat, filesystems, firmware, free software, fud, google, jupiter broadcasting, kernel module, linux 5.6, microsoft, networking, ntfs, ntfs-3g, nvme, open source, paragon software, raid, samba, samsung, seagate, security, shingled magnetic recording, smb, smr, ssd, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, ubuntu, western digital, windows, wireguard, zfs, zoned storage, zonefs
We take a look at Cloudflare's impressive Linux disk encryption speed-ups, and explore how zoned storage tools like dm-zoned and zonefs might help mitigate the downsides of Shingled Magnetic Recording.
March 6th, 2020 | 28 mins 19 secs
a cloud guru, amd, apple, broadcom, chrome, chromium, cloudflare, cpu, devops, dns, dns over https, doh, edge, encryption, energy, epyc, eset, firefox, google, https, intel, iphone, jupiter broadcasting, kr00k, krack, let's encrypt, linux academy, memory encryption, microsoft, microsoft edge, mktme, mozilla, nextdns, open source, performance per watt, power consumption, security, sgx, sme, ssl, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, tls, tme, tsme, vpn, web security, wifi, wireless, wpa2
Cloudflare recently embarked on an epic quest to choose a CPU for its next-generation server build, so we explore the importance of requests per watt, the benefits of full memory encryption, and why AMD won.
February 21st, 2020 | 29 mins 36 secs
18.04, 18.04.4, a cloud guru, arc, benchmarks, cache, caching, clear linux, clear linux os, devops, filesystems, hamr, hard drives, hardware enablement, hdd, intel, jupiter broadcasting, l2arc, latency, linux, linux academy, linux desktop, lru, lts, maintenance release, mamr, microsoft, mobaxterm, performance, seagate, smr, storage, swupd, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, throughput, ubuntu, western digital, wifi, windows, wsl, zfs, zfs on linux, zol
We explore the potential of heat-assisted magnetic recording and get excited about a possibly persistent L2ARC.
February 7th, 2020 | 23 mins 37 secs
3gpp, 5g, a cloud guru, apple, aslr, automation, blink, browser wars, buffer overflow, cacheout, chrome, chromium, cloud, crypto, cryptography, devops, edge, edgium, failover, firefox, intel, ios, jason donenfeld, jupiter broadcasting, let's encrypt, linux, linux 5.6, linux academy, lte, microsoft, mobile, monitoring, mptcp, multipath tcp, nagios, networking, open standards, poly1305, sgx, speculative execution, ssl, stack canary, stack smashing, sysadmin podcast, teams, techsnap, tls, tsx, ubuntu 20.04, virtualization, vpn, wireguard, world wide web, zombieload
We take a look at a few exciting features coming to Linux kernel 5.6, including the first steps to multipath TCP.
January 24th, 2020 | 25 mins 9 secs
2600, a cloud guru, apollo, arm, bsd, captain crunch whistle, certificate validation, crypt32.dll, cryptoapi spoofing, cryptography, crystal method, cve-2020-0601, devops, ecc, elliptic curve cryptography, eternalblue, firewall, firewall appliance, hacking, iptables, john draper, jupiter broadcasting, linux, linux academy, microsoft, mitm, moon, nasa, national security administration, netgate, netgear, networking, nmap, nsa, opnsense, patch tuesday, patching, pf, pfsense, phreaking, quindar, quindar tones, rdp, rdp client, rdp gateway, routing, security, security gateway, space, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, telephony, unix, vpn, vulnerability, windows, windows 10, windows update, x86
We explore the latest round of Windows vulnerabilities and Jim shares his journey adding OPNsense to his firewall family.
November 15th, 2019 | 27 mins 56 secs
archival, business, chromium, cloud key, cold storage, communication, devops, glass, jupiter broadcasting, linux, long term storage, microsoft, microsoft edge, microsoft ignite, open source, optical media, optical storage, parity, project silica, security camera, superman, techsnap, telemetry, the mote in god's eye, ubiquiti, unifi, unifi controller, video, wifi, zfs
Ubiquiti's troublesome new telemetry, Jim's take on the modern Microsoft, and why Project Silica just might be the future of long term storage.
July 10th, 2019 | 42 mins 31 secs
amd, benchmarks, bgp, bgp leak, cloudflare, cpu, deployment, devops, ecc, epyc, facebook, google, grafana, infosec, intel, internet, internet infrastructure, librenms, logging, logs, metrics, microsoft, monitoring, nagios, netdata, nrpe, observability, old school, opennms, outages, performance, prometheus, regex, riemann, rkpi, ryzen, server, server builds, sysadmin, techsnap, time series, verizon, xeon, zabbix
Jim shares his Nagios tips and Wes chimes in with some modern monitoring tools as we chat monitoring in the wake of some high-profile outages.
June 11th, 2019 | 30 mins 47 secs
automatic updates, backups, bluekeep, brute force, devops, firewalls, goldbrute, hard drive, industrial control systems, internet worm, microsoft, nas, network security, nsa, out of support, password security, patching, patching policies, rdp, remote desktop, remote desktop protocol, rosewill, security, ssd, storage, supermicro, techsnap, terminal services, updates, vulnerabilities, wannacry, windows, windows update, windows xp, worm
We explore the risky world of exposed RDP, from the brute force GoldBrute botnet to the dangerously worm-able BlueKeep vulnerability.
January 10th, 2019 | 26 mins 9 secs
active directory, aws, azure, azure sphere, azure stack, cloud, command line, devops, file sync, hybrid cloud, linux, microsoft, mssql, networking, powershell, powershell core, security, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, virtualization, vpc, vpn, windows
Wes is joined by a special guest to take a look back on the growth and development of Azure in 2018 and discuss some of its unique strengths.