Proxy Server Explained

A proxy server is just a computer configured in a special way. Using a proxy is just like asking another computer(the proxy) to get the web site you wanted for you. That’s it. Simples. How you normally get a web page You type a web address in to your browser Your computer (after a DNS […]

What’s the difference between a program, an application and software?

Program A computer program is a list of instructions that tell a computer what to do. A computer program in computer readable form is called machine code. Machine code is binary, a bunch of ‘0’s and ‘1’s. A computer program in human readable form is called source code. Source code is written in a Programming […]

Oracle Database Architecture

As a designer we drop a blob onto a piece of graph paper and label it a database server. We never really fully understanding how it works and for the most part we never really need to. Will the article make you a database god? No. Will this article give you a good understanding of the different parts of an Oracle Database and what they do? Yes!

What is Agile?

Agile is another buzzword that’s been floating around in the technology industry and beyond for a few years now. It is thought to be some new magical way of doing things that delivers faster and cheaper. In this series of posts we take an indepth look at what this is all about.

What is Net Neutrality and why should you care?!

When government and large corporations want us to ignore an issue that will benefit them and be to our detriment they make the issue as hard to understand as possible. For example, look at politics, often very important issues are being decided but by making politics difficult to understand and engage in, it leaves Government pretty much out on their own to do what they wish.