What is a DDOS? Explaining it to your grandmother

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What is a DDOS? Explaining it to your grandmother

October 24th, 2016 by Jeanne Boyarsky

After Friday’s internet attack, I had to explain what a DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack was to my mother. She’s not so good with computers which is why her computer is a Chromebook. Here’s what I came up with: Imagine I ring your doorbell and then run around the corner. You answer the door, […]

how containers have panned out – adrian trenaman – qcon

June 14th, 2016 by Jeanne Boyarsky

For more QCon posts, see my live blog table of contents. Adrian is from Gilt. History No off the shelf software to run a flash sale business. Therefore Gilt has to do something custom. Started with Ruby on Rails in 2007. Didn’t scale well enough Moved to Java in 2011 Moved to microservices in 2015 […]

unprivileged containers – jessie frazelle – qcon

June 14th, 2016 by Jeanne Boyarsky

For more QCon posts, see my live blog table of contents. Today Docker typically runs as a privileged user. Containers are meant to limit the damage from a compromise. The world an attacker can see inside the container is a limited one) Want unprivileged containers so don’t need sudo/privileged access to launch container in the […]