1. Physwall (Science Fiction Short Story)

    EL PRESIDENTE! The new, barely made president elect was celebrating her victory. She felt she was born to win this, and nothing could take this from her. All her staff were cheering and applauding. Some were crying — they couldn’t believe they had won. Everyone was ecstatic and excited beyond words. This was a long time coming. They felt they deserved what they had won. There were many tears of joy, and a sense of awe for the first woman president of the USA. …


  2. It's 2019 and Your Taking an All Day Outage????!!!!

    I get a bit frustrated when I see messages from large corporations (like banks) state that their services or site will be unavailable for extended periods of time due to maintenance. …


  3. DevOps Engineering-People and Technology

    People want to focus on their core competencies, so when you ask a developer to overlap into ops (DevOps), or for an ops person to go the other way, & shift left—sometimes it doesn’t work. It could be a lack of interest, or skill, and sometimes the other roles are even looked down upon. How many times have you heard someone say, it’s “Not my job!” or “that’s above my pay grade?” Even if it is or isn’t, a top performer will recommend solutions, and find ways to improve everything they touch. …


  4. Defining Business Value in IT Operations and Information Security

    Summary By implementing best practices for IT Operations and Information Security, businesses can increase profit by reducing costs and increasing revenue through 3 things: …


  5. Data Lifecycle Management

    Preface I created this proposal for potential employers while I was searching for a job using the briefcase technique. Since Data Lifeclycle management is a big challenge for many organizations, I was able to tailor it to specific companies. This version has been generalized. …


  6. New Mutt and Outlook365 eBook!

    This $4.99 (USD) eBook describes a basic IMAP connection Ubuntu setup from mutt to control your Office 365 or Outlook mail. This should also work with Mac and other Linux flavors. …


  7. Unattended OpenBSD Upgrades using Ansible

    Is this ideal? No…What could ever go wrong with an unattended upgrade? Run this at your own risk! …


  8. Automating OS X and Microsoft Remote Desktop

    This is to help automate MS RDP in Sierra (should work in other versions) …


  9. OpenBSD Xenocara Missing Resolution

    This is just like I had to do in Linux, except the directory already existed. Create directory and add a file called 10-monitor.conf …


  10. Compiling cloud foundry cf client on OpenBSD

    You need go version 1.7x, so it may be in stable…I went with 6.0 -current …