Author: ntadmin

  • Thinking of AI, LLMs and Gen-AI

    Thinking of AI, LLMs and Gen-AI

    Like most folks on the planet right now, AIs have been one of my major areas of interest and attention; at least in the last two years. Yes, I caught on late. But it was not for want of trying. It was just that the first wave of AIs, were too low-level for me. The…

  • ChatGPT Prompting for Architects and Executives

    ChatGPT Prompting for Architects and Executives

    Introduction In chapter six of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” under a section, titled “Pig and Pepper.”, the following dialogue plays out: Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.Alice: I don’t much care…

  • Advanced PayPal Checkout Simplified

    Advanced PayPal Checkout Simplified

    Discover how to cut down on transaction fees for your growing eCommerce site by integrating with PayPal directly. Learn about the benefits of customizability and cost savings with this free, open-source solution available on GitHub.

  • The Leadership Quadrant

    The Leadership Quadrant

    English is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages.  The language has evolved significantly over time, transforming from a cultural to a functional language.  It is now a global communication tool, rather than a codification and expression of the values and practices of the English people.  I am a first-generation immigrant, originally from Nigeria…

  • HTTP Status Codes and Business Errors

    HTTP Status Codes and Business Errors

    In a three-tier architecture involving a frontend system (FE), a middleware layer (MW) and a backend system (BE), the FE sends requests via the MW to the BE.  However, the ML is not a pass-through component, rather it acts to decouple the FE and BE.  The MW also acts as a secondary security layer, inspecting…

  • The Fog of Experience

    The Fog of Experience

    I still remember the early days when I first started out in tech. All answers were apparent and hardly was the ink dry on the request, and I was already delivering pieces of the solution. It was a kind of “Agile”; quick, and invariably, MVP. The success factors for me were essentially the functional aspects.…

  • Kubernetes-to-AWS Security Bridge

    Kubernetes-to-AWS Security Bridge

    In an ever evolving paradigm of virtualised infrastructure, seeking and sealing security gaps must be regarded as BAU. Security in an interconnected, always-on (24*7), virtualised, digital world is not just important, it could be a game-changer!

  • Cloud Migration and Availability Index

    Cloud Migration and Availability Index

    The Cloud Transition The Cloud may not be in-your-face.  But it is pervasive, and gradually taking over many aspects of our traditional IT systems. Companies are not yet making wholesale transitions from existing data-centres and on-premise assets to Cloud. However, when infrastructure reviews occur, whether to upgrade or add new resources, the Cloud beckons. Questions…