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Matches 1–9 of 9 for the author “Fred Condo
  • meltdown spectre

    Meltdown & Spectre

    Meltdown and Spectre are hardware vulnerabilities affecting most computers. These vulnerabilities allow information to be divulged inappropriately. This could include passwords and encryption keys, for example.

    The computing industry is applying software mitigations to reduce exposure to exploitation of these problems. The mitigations have already caused predicted performance loss, as well as having caused unexpected crashes of computer systems.

    As mitigations continue to be deployed across the industry, we should expect that the web sites we care about might be slower and might be less available than what we are used to.

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    AAAA! Are you ready for IPv6?

    Believe it or not, North America is out of internet addresses. Fortunately, IPv6 is here to save the day.

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    To get great performance and lower maintenance costs from your PHP-based (SilverStripe, Drupal, Wordpress, Laravel, etc.) web site, it should run on FreeBSD, Nginx, and MariaDB (FEMP), not Linux, Apache, and MySQL (LAMP). FEMP is the platform we use at Quinn Interactive. Here’s why.

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    Google mobile ranking

    It’s been about a month since Google put into effect a plan announced in February to boost the rank of mobile-friendly sites on mobile searches. What does that mean for your website?

  • bundler cover

    Bundler for compass & sass version management, using Mac OS X and homebrew

    Bundler is a command-line tool that helps ensure your compass-based CSS projects are maintainable, even if compass updates are not backward-compatible.

  • SS favorite modules legos

    Our favorite SilverStripe modules

    SilverStripe modules are a type of add-on (the other kind is themes) that provide extra functionality to SilverStripe. The core of SilverStripe functionality strives to include only what’s necessary. Nonetheless, we find that we almost always use a handful of modules with particularly widespread applicability.

  • how to tls

    How to get a TLS (SSL) certificate

    TLS certificates are based on complex mathematical principles of public-key cryptography, so there is a certain, unavoidable level of intricacy to the process. This brief guide aims to make the process of getting your certificate as painless as possible.

  • tls https lock

    The TLS is always on at Quinn Interactive

    You might have noticed that the URL on our company site changed just a bit, from http://quinn.com to https://quinn.com. A small change, but a fairly big difference. That lock means that your interactions with our website are secured with TLS (transport layer security), the web standard for secure communications. It could also mean better search rankings.

  • SS2.4toSS3.1

    Converting Quinn.com from SilverStripe 2.4 to 3.1

    Learn how we converted our company website from SilverStripe 2.4 to SilverStripe 3.1 in this step-by-step report.