We are currently building at AFRICASYS a mobile platform application to solve problem around drugs accessibility for population and one of the major requirements at performance level was expressed as:
« The platform MUST be able to handle 100.000 users requests per minute ». Now that the development as reached the 1st milestone, the team has to prove that the application can actually take that load…. Here comes
Some times for performance, availability or scalability reasons, we may need to rewrite an application that was previously working with an SQL database to fit a NoSQL usage or even hybrid one: a part of data will remain relational and the other part not relational
This weekend a friend of mine, owner of a web site dev-hosting company told me about cPanel regular emails alerts regarding recurrent SSH failed login attempts on one of his customers servers from few IPs located in 3 countries.
He asked me about a way to block certain countries via iptables. I wrote something that did the trick Lire la suite →