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Elixir and Codeship Presentation

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Recently posted on my main webpage in the other section, is a PDF of a presentation I gave at the Baltimore Elixir and Erlang Meetup. I covered how I got a s...

Elixir, Ansible, and Credo

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Recently posted on my main webpage in the other section, are PDFs of presentations I gave at the Baltimore Elixir and Erlang Meetup. I’m really enjoying work...

Giving Ansible a Shot

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The other day I quit working with one of my Chef repositories for some servers I manage. I quit in rage. I quit because nothing worked how I wanted it to.

Presentation on HTTP

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Just posted on my main webpage in the other section, a PDF of a presentation I gave during lunch at work.

Understanding Your Configuration

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I believe that it is best to understand the configuration and behavior of the tools I use. I don’t appreciate a ‘black box’ approach to technology. I’ve alwa...

Presentation on Dot Files Configuration

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Just posted on my main webpage in the other section, a PDF of a presentation I gave at lunch one day at work.

Flexible Maintenance Mode via nginx Proxy

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There is a common pattern I’ve seen, in guides about Ruby on Rails deployment via Capistrano, to setup a maintenance pages or a maintenance mode. The guides ...

Basic and Simple Disaster Recovery with sshkit

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It is easy to create a hugely complex disaster recovery plan with all kinds of redundancy and failover. It is also easy to spend a ton of money doing so. The...

One Year Later

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Coming up at the end of April, it will have been one year since I relaunched my website and blog. I’m going to take this opportunity to reflect on this past ...

Podcast Listening Update - Spring 2016

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Less than a year ago I posted my podcast listening playlist for the spring of 2015. Since then I’ve kept up with many of those podcasts, and I gave you an up...