What are Data URLs?

A Data URL is a URI scheme that provides a way to inline data in a document, and it’s commonly used to embed images in HTML and CSS. Data URLs are a form of Uniform Resource Locators, although they do not in fact remotely locate anything. Instead, the resource data is contained within the URL string itself as a base64-encoded string. This saves the browser from having to make additional HTTP requests for the external resources, and can thus increase page loading speed. Read More …

Python – Pandas – Using Dictionary to remap values in Dataframe

While working with data in Pandas, we perform a vast array of operations on the data to get the data in the desired form, before, for example, creating diagrams or passing to the visualization phase. One of these operations could be that we want to remap the values of a specific column in the Dataframe. This can be done in several ways. Read More …

VMware ESX – Shared Disk Between VMs

In VMware virtualization environments (as a rule in clustering scenarios) it may be necessary to share the same disk (vmdk or RMD) between 2 (or more) virtual machines (VMs) on VMWare ESXi. The most optimal way is to use the vmdk disk physically located on the shared storage or locally on the ESXi host and this can be done following some specific configurations to be able to access data between different VMs on the same storage. Read More …

Windows Server 2016 – Configure DNS Zone Transfer

DNS (Domain Name System) is one of the many systems that keeps the Internet humming and is responsible for resolving human-readable hostnames into machine-readable IP addresses. DNS servers host what are known as zones. Read More …