Just When You Don’t Expect It

It’s funny how sometimes you think you are making progress, and suddenly something unexpected happens and destroys the flow. I was steadily improving my life: I was having less and less breaks during Insanity Max 30 sessions, studying more for the WCNA exam, enjoying good health. Then yesterday a colleague of mine opened the window, … Read more

The Value of Cisco Certifications

Every now and then I read an article about the value of Cisco certifications, and how they are declining over time. Depending on whether the question is from a perspective of advancing in career through another Cisco cert, or from the perspective of choosing a network certification between Cisco and another vendor. The question can … Read more

My Preparation for the Wireshark WCNA Exam

In this article I explain how I am preparing for the Wireshark WCNA exam. Study resources 1- Laura Chappell’s WCNA Official Study Guide (here) This is one of the best certification study guides I’ve ever read in IT. I loved Laura’s writing style. She sounds friendly and relaxed. No dry text. It sounds as if … Read more

Looking For Halal Investment Opportunities

In Germany there are many opportunities to invest money. But for a Moslem like me, finding a Halal option is not an easy task. After intense Internet searches and countless hours, I stumbled across two companies that seem to offer halal products: INAIA GmbH Halalcheck4u.de The first one specializes in creating gold saving plans. The … Read more