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How to Set up SSH SOCKS Tunnel for Private Browsing

There are times when you want to browse the Internet privately, access geo-restricted content or bypass any intermediate firewalls your network might be enforcing. One option is to use a VPN, but that requires installing a client software on your machine and setting up your own VPN server or...
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Introduction to Modern Network Load Balancing and Proxying

It was brought to my attention recently that there is a dearth of introductory educational material available about modern network load balancing and proxying. I thought to myself: How can this be? Load balancing is one of the core concepts required for building reliable distributed systems. Surely...
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Proxy Models in Container Environments

Inline, side-arm, reverse, and forward. These used to be the terms we used to describe the architectural placement of proxies in the network. Today, containers use some of the same terminology, but they are introducing new ones. That’s an opportunity for me to extemporaneously expound* on my...
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