As I was planning a new item in my schedule last week, my OS X calendar was trying to be helpful by suggesting entries based on previous events in my schedule. This is great on many occasions, but this time it suggested an entry from long ago. Think ten years ago. In itself this is […]
A pre-commit hook is a great way to run custom actions before handing over your work to GIT (and thus your CI tool chain). For puppet related GIT repositories I’ve assembled a pre-commit hook that checks the puppet code, changed ERB templates and any changed YAML files for formatting errors. All not rocket science when […]
During my integration work for a client, I was running third party puppet code to integrate automatically deployed application containers with the third party deployment tool (the deployit / XL Deploy module for puppet) This module was written to run an exec for three different actions per container, all resulting in running Jython code in […]
The old trusty MacBook white was getting slower and slower. I upgraded it to new OS X releases when they came available over the years. As my kids became the primary user, the complaints started to pile up. I tried moving to Windows 7 and to Ubuntu. But the machine just stayed slow and sluggish. […]
Marjolijn kan nu ook buiten Facebook om haar werk tonen op Internet. Sinds dit weekend is de website maljaars-fotografie.nl klaar voor gebruik en gevuld met mooie voorbeelden van haar werk. Ga zeker even kijken op haar website en neem contact met haar op als je zelf ook een serie mooie portretten wilt.
A couple of years ago I set up my hosting services on a lean VPS at a Dutch VPS hosting provider. Last year when starting to run websites with more images and/or high quality images, performance became somewhat of a problem. Most of it was remedied with some tuning, but the shared storage on a […]