Category Archives: work

Using SonarQube 5.4, Maven 3.3.9, Jenkins 2.19.1 on systems with both Java 1.7 and 1.8

Hello folks! My team spent hours and hours beating our head against a Sonar deployment problem on Ubuntu Trusty (14.04 LTS). I thought I might share our findings so that you won’t have to! As you probably know, Trusty only … Continue reading

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OpenDaylight Symposium 2016

I’ll write this later.  Keywords and notes inline Cloud 5G AT&T Ericsson SDN Cisco Intel Linux Debian Ubuntu Open Source Hydrogen Helium Lithium OSI stack Usability Developers and users working together. Fast Dev/Test cycles Sessions start at 10:30 Message … Continue reading

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OMG Maven 3.0.4 on stretch

“Why?”, you might ask, would one want to run something other than the most recent version of Maven on the very newest and fangledest breed of the linux distribution we have all loved for so long. “Because!”, I might answer, … Continue reading

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Hello dear readers and attendees, This is the post that I will be/ will have been referencing during my presentation to the Seattle Central Community College’s Byte club on Thursday, December 10th at 1500-1630. I will begin with a bit … Continue reading

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Some statistics from the router at the cabin

sip0 is a GRE tunnel between the router and the colo box in Seattle, the payload of which is encapsulated as ipsec traffic before being transmitted over the Ubiquity equipment to the switch that the CenturyLink DSL modem attaches to. … Continue reading

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Back on the island.

I spent a couple of weeks straight in the city. This is the first time I’ve done this since I’ve started working with Scott and the crew at RP. It was an overwhelming period of my life. Lots of social … Continue reading

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Did i just say that?

I was just in a conference call. They asked for confirmation that I was performing work in an official capacity for REDACTED. And technically speaking I am. So I said “yes, I am with REDACTED.” So that thing just happened. … Continue reading

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I took this picture

Could you folks please update my credentials? KTHXBI

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A harowing upgrade

I just dist-upgraded the blog server to jessie. A couple of errors from code with checks for which modules are enabled from .htaccess (deprecated and now obsolete behavior). Nothing all that rocky. Go team Debian!

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MySQL Meet-up 20141208

I had an enjoyable time last night at Twitter with local MySQL DBAs and developers. We had an attendee who has no experience with SQL or programming at all. She is interested in organizing her collection of recipes and had … Continue reading

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