End Point Team
Our team, headquartered in New York City, has developed, maintained, and hosted ecommerce and other web solutions since its founding in 1995. We combine web application development, database and hosting expertise with understanding clients’ objectives to excel in client satisfaction.
Web developer and system administrator
On the Web
With End Point since: 2011
Brian is at his best when helping businesses leverage technology to create exceptional experiences for their customers. He is an IT generalist, knowledgeable in software and database design, system and network administration, and project management. He specializes in Ruby on Rails software development, working with the platform since 2006.
Rapid project inheritance
Real estate brokerage intranet
Banquet event ordering app
Self-employed consultant. Responsible for sales, design, development, and delivery of custom information systems for businesses using Ruby on Rails. Responsible for managing Linux and Windows servers, physical and virtual, hosted internally and by third parties.
Consultant with IBM’s Public Sector Financial Operations Improvement Unit. Assisted in generation and verification of quarterly delivery of financial reporting requirements for U.S. Department of Agriculture using custom software we developed.
BS, magna cum laude, dual degree program in Information Management and Technology & Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises. Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 2005.
Brian is very happily married with two kids. He currently lives in the U.S. Virgin Islands where he regularly hikes, snorkels, and swims. Previously he lived in Vail, Colorado enjoying skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. He enjoys playing guitar and djembe.
Recent Blog Posts By Brian Buchalter
February 11, 2013
Bufferbloat is topic which has been gaining broader attention, but is still not widely understood. This post will walk you through the basics of bufferbloat and how to determine if you are the victim o... (Detecting Blufferbloat cont.)
February 5, 2013
Despite nginx serving pages for 12.22% of the web's million busiest sites, Network Solutions does not provide instructions for installing SSL certificates for nginx. This artcle provides the exact step... (Install SSL Certificate from Network Solutions on nginx cont.)
January 29, 2013
With the announcement of CVE-2013-0333, it's time again to secure your Rails installation. (Didn't we just do this?) If you are unable to upgrade to the latest, secure release of Rails, this post will ... (How to Apply a Rails Security Patch cont.)
January 28, 2013
This week I attended a free, technical webinar hosted by David Maloney, a Senior Software Engineer on Rapid7's Metasploit team, where he is responsible for development of core features for the commerc... (Evading Anti-Virus Detection with Metasploit cont.)
January 10, 2013
On January 8th, 2013 Aaron Patterson announced a major security vulnerability on the Rails security mailing list, affecting all releases of the Ruby on Rails framework. This vulnerability allows an uns... (Use Metasploit to Verify Rails is Secured from CVE-2013-0156 cont.)