Storing Database Checkpoints in HP Unified Functional Testing 12.x

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) is an automated testing tool to automate actions against GUI’s or API’s. In order to connect to a database you either have to request a checkpoint or output value for database type in the Design menu as shown below:       However, what if …

Models of SDLC & What They Benefit

It’s important that I permanently place a record of Software Development Life Cycle models in order to choose appropriate methodologies when doing IT work. Too many developers fail to follow a planning model and fall into traps later on. Here are the main SDLC models and what they benefit when …

Diagnosing and Mitigating Layer 7 (Application Layer) Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (Microcache/F2B/PHP5-FPM)

So, recently I began researching ways of hosting a CMS controlled site manually to cope with a high legitimate request load or a Layer 7 DDoS attack (Application Layer of the OSI Model). I have been the recipient of such attacks before which instantly gave out the “Resource Limit Exceeded” …