[Divide and Conquer] For a while now I’ve been using a home server to host a couple websites, determining which of the sites will load depending on which domain/subdomain is being requested. However, with all of the sites being hosted on the same machine, taking down one site for maintenance would result in taking down the rest as well. This week, I decided to fix this, by separating the various sites onto different systems.
[A Way In…] Their perimeter was tighter than a clam with lockjaw. Sal knew she could crack it, with enough time, but time was in scarce supply. Her employer needed results, and fast. Sweat glistened on her forehead as she sat in her car outside the data center, wracking her brain to think of a way in. Breathe, she told herself. Think this through. There’s always a way. A man stepped out of the building, slinging a messenger bag over his shoulder as he strolled toward the parking lot.