August 12, 2019

Using JSON Web Tokens with CA API Gateway

Over the past 3 years or so working in a software team that develops APIs/integrations between many complex systems, we’ve seen the rise of the JSON […]
June 11, 2019

CISSP endorsement CURL / Postman request

Instead of logging in to the (ISC)2 endorsement portal or trying to navigate through the horrible website menus, you can just load up a Postman/Curl request […]
April 24, 2019

Passing the (ISC)2 CISSP Exam

Preparation: I don’t study well. I prefer to measure my current understanding then fill in the gaps; which I wasn’t able to really do until the […]
September 6, 2018

Implementing SFTP Conversations with the CA API Gateway

The CA API Gateway allows you to stand up an SFTP endpoint for inbound messages to be processed. These messages are instantly processed by the gateway […]
May 25, 2017

Lessons Learned Creating

Back in March, the BOQ Hackathon was held in Brisbane, and after reviewing the mentor list, I did some research about what the different mentors brought […]
April 2, 2017

BizTalk 2016 & SQL Always On Availability Groups

Microsoft introduced support for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups with BizTalk 2016; and it’s a fair bit to digest. Availability Groups is available in SQL Server 2016 […]
January 17, 2017

Don’t follow the instructions

Ever purchased an IKEA flatpack and tried to assemble it yourself? Often, it results in a little bit of cursing, rarely does it work out perfectly […]
January 6, 2017

So you created a Windows Server Failover Cluster on Azure…and now it won’t start

It pays to pay attention to the detail! I created a Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) on a bunch of Windows 2012 R2 virtual machines running […]
December 22, 2016

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 on Linux

One of the most exciting updates in SQL Server 2016 is the ability to run it on Linux! Currently working on some designs which incorporate SQL […]