Automating Image Optimization for Website Performance, Improved User Experience and Website Core Vitals
Last week we explored the importance of updating images to next-gen formats. The net-net of the article was that it is important to update images, and next-gen formats like WebP have the ability to introduce material savings in size and performance. The improved performance offers users a great experience, and Google rewards your website with…Read More
Is it Worth Updating Images from PNG to WebP for Website Performance?
Spend any time building online brands and you will undoubtedly stumble on the need to optimize the performance of your website. One of the things that will drive you bananas is Web Core Vitals. This was the case while working on Trunc (a log management platform) this week, Web Core Vitals was throwing a fit…Read More
Integrity Monitoring with Website Security
We spend a lot of time talking about the tools at our disposal to prevent hacks. Tools like security plugins, or cloud-based WAF’s, but we need to remember that security is a cyclical process. A comprehensive thought process forces us to be be considerate of all security domains – Protection, Detection, Response. In this article…Read More
Troubleshooting A Broken Website after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 22.04
Channeling administrators everywhere, last Friday I decided it would be best if I upgraded one of my servers from 18.04 to 22.04 on a Friday at 6 pm. How hard can it be? Always turns out harder than I expect.. hours later, here is how it worked out.. The Troubleshooting Process In my instance, it…Read More
LastPass Error: We couldn’t contact the server. Check Your internet connection and try again.
Have no idea why this started, but it began a couple of weeks ago (August 2022). Today I finally had enough and had to get a solution, it was driving me bonkers. Tried all the different options I could find, none seemed to work. The only thing that worked for me was to “remove” the…Read More
Introducing A Simpler, More Affordable, Way to Collect and Store Logs with Trunc
In my last article I spoke to the challenges large organizations have with innovation, in the same breathe you could argue that there is such a thing as too much innovation! It’s with that, that I’m happy to announce that Daniel and I are releasing our third-project in two years- Trunc, a NOC.org product. Yes,…Read More