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Snyk – Eliminate Code Vulnerabilities at the Source

Getting to the Source of the Problem In 8 years’ time in 2029 the global synthetic intelligence known as Skynet will have a serious problem. As a self-aware military machine network it will realise that its continuing problems with the surviving human race are down to the gritty persistence of one particular individual – John […]

The History of the Operating System – From paper tape to Red Hat OpenShift

I’ve been thinking about operating systems a fair bit recently. A few months back I wrote a blog about CentOS being discontinued, Orb Data has just become a Red Hat partner, last week I ordered a copy of the recently released AmigaOS 3.2 for my 1980’s Commodore Amiga and apparently Microsoft has released Windows 11. […]

Netcool Impact: Haven’t I processed that event already?

It’s not often that I get excited about feature enhancements introduced by fix packs, possibly not since ITM 6.3.0.5 introduced the ability to run ad-hoc scripts for data collection from the OS Agents. Fix Pack 21 for Netcool Impact v7.1 is one of those rare occasions! The Fix Pack delivered a new feature that will […]

Impact DASH Console Integration broken by Fix Pack 22

I plan for this to be my shortest blog so far, with the single objective of sharing some technical information that might assist those installing Netcool Impact v7.1 Fix Pack 22. I applied FP22 for Netcool Impact v7.1 yesterday and it broke the DASH Console Integration for Impact. No other patches were applied at the […]