The exciting list of Cron oddities

Here follows a list of reasons why maybe you should think about using a proper job scheduler whenever you touch an existing cron job, or create a new one: ...

Cast the first stone

This is the story Of Emma, the rock Who had a talent for acting ...

Life lessons from a legendary samurai

Miyamoto Musashi was a Japanese swordsman who was born in the late sixteenth century. ...

AWS EBS snapshots stuck at 0%

A common action you have to do in while using AWS EC2 is an EBS (elastic block store) volume snapshot. ...

PixelsCamp, a hackathon is reborn

Hackathon’s are pretty cool, but here in Portugal they’re also quite rare. ...

AnsibleFest London 2016

This year I attended AnsibleFest in London. I have been using Ansible extensively at work and a combination of very interesting talks, being somewhat nearby (read, not across an ocean) and not having a super expensive ticket price made it so that I could go. ...

Easily run python functions from the command line

Let’s say you have a python file and you want to run some functions from it in the command line. ...

Pull requests without the messy commit history

So you’re using some kind of configuration management system and you use a pull based deploy method where nodes pull configuration and set themselves up. ...

The twelve networking rules

A Request for Comments (RFC) is a publication of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Society, the principal technical development and standards-setting bodies for the Internet. ...

Install Raspbian and configure Wi-fi without a monitor or keyboard

I’ve just bought a Raspberry Pi and not having access to an extra monitor, keyboard or mouse I had to make do with just a router and an ethernet cable. ...

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