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Fri, 04 Mar 2016 16:32:28 +0000Virtually every professional has dreams of climbing the professional ladder. Engineers are no different. Making the jump from an engineer working as part of project to a Senior or Lead Engineer is all about broadening your influence and impact across teams and departments internally,or across multiple clients, if your role is client-facing. Most engineers start […]
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:37:33 +0000Troubleshooting technology, specifically production incident troubleshooting, requires an analytical mind. Identifying cause, remediating incidents and automating around these problems in the future is more art than science, and comes largely from experience and not the classroom. Here are 4 steps to guide you through troubleshooting today’s technology and applying DevOps concepts to help smooth the way. […]
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:38:30 +0000There’s nothing that kills team communication like making the wrong assumptions. Build strong work relationships by avoiding these 5 common assumptions. Source: 5 Things You Should Never Assume About Your Teammates – Todoist Blog
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 01:52:37 +0000via LEGO Blues Brothers – Shopping Mall chase scene – YouTube.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:26:15 +0000I really, really liked Everpix. I signed up to pay for the service, and I uploaded thousands of photos. The part I enjoyed the most was the daily flashback email that showed me highlights from this day last year, the year before, etc. I regularly would look at those and share selected images of the […]
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 02:25:32 +0000I wrote a post about e-commerce holiday readiness over at the Compuware APM blog. Check it out at the link below. As e-commerce continues to widen its reach beyond the traditional browser onto connected devices – smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc – ensuring that you are ready to handle peak season traffic has become a very […]
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:49:01 +0000I work as a consultant, so tracking my time is very important. The tool we use internally for time cards is terrible, so several years ago I started logging my time in a text file (I call it “doing.txt”, it lives in Dropbox), and using that file as a reference to enter my time each […]
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:17:18 +0000FreeNAS 9.1 has support for a CrashPlan plugin. I got it to work, after some typical futzing about with FreeBSD and it’s Linux compatibility libraries. 2,500,823 files. 3.6TB. Let’s do this, CrashPlan. (As an aside, I actually prefer Backblaze, but they don’t support backing up from NAS drives, and I’m not sure what it’d take […]
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:23:56 +0000Really excited that Apple has dropped the 15″ non-retina MacBook Pros from the lineup. Here’s hoping my employer, who thus far has refused to purchase the retina MBPs will now be forced to replace the old 15″ers with the new. I’m not even that crazy about the retina display, but my Mid-2010 15″ MBP is […]
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:53:26 +0000Very nice introduction to nvALT, a note editor that I use daily. Plain Text Primer: nvALT 101.