September 6, 2010

iTunes + iPhone 4 + pre-populated credit card fields

Okay. So I had this song stuck in my head while I was on the bus this morning, and it totally got to me… Me being […]
September 14, 2016

3 Things You Must Do At University (or Things You Didn’t Do and Regret)

I started my university degree as I hit the job market, studying a generic IT degree alongside a generic IT career. I had it pretty lucky; […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]