Summary of Amazon cloud services

This post is more as a note for myself, as a quick reference for the expanding list of Amazon AWS services. Not too long ago it was just EC3 and S3, and now you have stuff like Route 53, Glacier, Redshift and a whole bunch of others. Good that someone compiled a nice summary here:…

Alexander Brevig : The //* /*/ //*/ comment toggle trick

Just saw this on HN. Alexander Brevig : The //* /*/ //*/ comment toggle trick. I’ve been using something very similar – the only difference between the last comment //*/ vs /**/ //* someFunction(); /*/ someOtherFunction(); /**/ This technique is surprisingly “portable” – works in C++, Javascript, PHP, amongst others. And it works better than…

Setting up a proper Linux environment on Synology DS412+

We recently got a Synology DS412+ as an office NAS. First thing to do is to set up a proper Linux environment on the device. Gaining root on Synology NAS is easy – just log in as root with the same password as admin. However, most (all?) commands are mapped to BusyBox, which provides watered-down…