Some people say I just enjoy the sound of my mechanical keyboard too much. 🤭 I see it as a simpler, more consistent workflow.
The OpenStack Summit wrapped up today in Boston and it was a great week!
NOTE: The opinions shared in this post are mine alone and are not related to my employer in any way.
There are lots of efforts underway to get students (young and old) to learn to write code.
Welcome to the fourth post in the series of What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) posts that I’m assembling each month.
Welcome to the third post in the series of What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) posts that I’m assembling each month.
When you’re ready to commit code in an OpenStack project, your patch will eventually land in a Gerrit queue for review.
Let’s Encrypt has taken the world by storm by providing free SSL certificates that can be renewed via automated methods.
I’m always interested to talk to college students about technology and business in general.
I’m a big fan of the pyenv project because it makes installing multiple python versions a simple process.
Working with open source software is an amazing experience.
I started working on the Ansible CIS playbook for CentOS and RHEL 6 back in 2014 and I’ve made a few changes to increase quality and make it easier to use.
I started supernova a little over three years ago with the idea of making it easier to use novaclient.
I’ve been getting involved with the Fedora Security Team lately and we’re working as a group to crush security bugs that affect Fedora, CentOS (via EPEL) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (via EPEL).
I’m far from being a kernel developer, but I found myself staring down a [peculiar touchpad problem] with my new Dell XPS 13.
Working with the Fedora community is something I really enjoy in my spare time and I was baffled by a article I saw in Infoworld earlier last week.
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We’re all familiar with live booting Linux distributions.
The first supernova commit to GitHub appeared just over two years ago.
As I wait in the airport to fly back home from this year’s Red Hat Summit, I’m thinking back over the many conversations I had over breakfast, over lunch, and during the events.
Sometimes I can’t help myself.
I’ve made posts about the DevOps Weekly mailing list before.
I figured it would only be a matter of time until people used icanhazip.
There’s a drbd-8.
A coworker heard me grumbling about Linux system administration standards and recommended that I review the CIS Security Benchmarks.
After adding some upgrades for icanhazip.
Python’s virtual environment capability is extremely handy for situations where you don’t want the required modules for a particular python project to get mixed up with your system-wide installed modules.
I had a peculiar situation today where I cloned a repository into a directory which was inside another repository.
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Twitter and OpenStack.
While working on multiple nova (OpenStack Compute) environments at Rackspace, I found myself thrashing between multiple terminal windows where I had exported environment variables for python-novaclient to use.
I was glad to see the Fedora 17 Final is declared GOLD!
My quest to get better at Python led me to create a new project on GitHub.
I found myself stuck in a particularly nasty situation a few weeks ago where I had two git branches with some commits that were mixed up.
A fellow Racker showed me httpry about five years ago and I’ve had in my toolbox as a handy way to watch HTTP traffic.
The discussions about the paravirt_ops, or “pvops”, support in upstream kernels at Xen Summit 2010 last month really piqued my interest.
I’ve been a bit slow on new posts lately for two main reasons.
It has finally arrived.
Most web developers expend a lot of energy optimizing queries, reducing the overhead of functions, and streamlining their application’s overall flow.
I just received a Google Alert about MySQLTuner being the Debian Package of the Day!
I’m really enjoying the Parallels Summit in Washington D.
I finally remembered this book when someone asked me about how to get started with PHP and MySQL development.
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I’m going to take two weeks off from posting on RackerHacker and I’m going to put that time towards bringing the next version of boxcheck.
A new version of MySQLTuner was released tonight to correct some bugs found within revision 26.
As some subversion users may have noticed, revision 23 of MySQLTuner was released quietly on Sunday.
I just received a note yesterday that MySQLTuner was added to Debian’s package list for the sid release.
MySQLTuner revision 22 is available today.
Thanks to Oden Eriksson at Mandriva, MySQLTuner is now packaged into an RPM for easier installations on Mandriva Linux.
I’ve updated MySQLTuner to revision 20 tonight, and it has the following improvements:
I’ve revamped a few of the recommendations in MySQLTuner, and revision 19 is now available tonight!