Showing posts from June, 2021

DDoS and the Reddit Hug of Death

What's the difference between DDoS and the Reddit Hug of Death ? If you're up on your cybersecurity terms, you'll know that DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service.

How to: Fix WordPress Error 'Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance'

You run updates on your WordPress site for WordPress core, plug-ins, or themes, something goes wrong and you're left with a blank page displaying the error message 'Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance.'  Refresh the page, clear the browser cache; no change. Here's how to fix it.

Fault Failed Fastly's Fragile CDN

A software fault Fastly 's fragile Content Delivery Network (CDN) on Tuesday, in an embarrassing episode where it, err, failed to deliver content. And took a huge number of high-profile websites offline in the process.