A simple JAX-RS security context example in GlassFish

When creating a REST api with Java EE 6 and JAX-RS there comes the time when you start thinking about security. In our case we were trying to set up HTTP Basic Auth for the REST api to identify users and keep them from deleting other peoples stuff. It took me a while to understand […]

updates and breakdowns and upgrades

I don’t exactly remember when the server started to fall apart. I wanted to move from hardy to lucid and ended up juggling the partitions to create a small gap between the MBR and the first partition. You know, thats where the grub bootloader puts some of his code … at least it warns you […]

finally, suspend / resume works!

Yeah I know, most of you out there think I am crazy to have used my laptop without working suspend to ram or disk. Well in my case the combination of my graphicscard and a widscreen resolution forced me to use the fglrx driver from ati (not even vesa was an option). Fortunately, the newopen […]