Category Archives: 30in30

OSDC 2016 Talk Recommendations

OSDC – The Open Source Datacenter Conference – just happend a few days back. Here is a short list of videos that I can recommend: A Job and an Adventure – Dawn Foster I met Dawn once at Puppetcamp Düsseldorf, … Continue reading

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Let’s Encrypt automation – The awesome way

Free SSL for the mass \o/ Cryptography is important. I like to encrypt as much traffic and data as possible, not only the important stuff. Let’s Encrypt is a new project sponsored by multiple big companies and the Linux Foundation … Continue reading

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Short Tip: Fiddling around with login shells

I’m currently playing around with LARS, this script collection creates a arch ISO with some post-install magic, for example setting a login shell for root. The used code is: I could boot up the image and ssh into it with … Continue reading

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VirtAPI-Stack Review Part 1 – What happend in the last six months?

I announced the VirtAPI-Stack during the last “30 Posts in 30 Days” Challenge. Let us do a recap, what did we achive in the past 6 months? VirtAPI-Stack description: Let us start with a short description, what was that VirtAPI … Continue reading

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Creating a reliable Arch Linux Package Build Environment

The Arch Linux developers created some fancy scripts to setup a build environment. It consists of a btrfs subvolume with a minimal Arch Linux installation (only packages from base-devel). A snapshot will be created for each build, the builds will … Continue reading

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#vDM30in30 – Summer Edition

Hello everybody! Yes, this Blog is still alive. I was very busy in the past months, but this will change in May. Rob Nelson and I talked about our #vDM30in30 challange las November, and we will do a summer edition … Continue reading

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#vDM30in30 review and thoughts

Wuhu I made it \o/ this is the 32. post that I create in this November (if I finish it in the next 8 minutes…). I started the 30 posts in 30 posts action on the 2. of November because … Continue reading

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Baking awesome Cookies (like a software engineer)!

Christmas time is cookie time in germany, here is a recipe, for uhm, many: Ingredients: 500gr flour 250gr normal butter (no light version or something if extra salt) 250gr suggar 16 gr vanilla sugar 4 middle sized eggs [because of … Continue reading

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Fiddling with MySQL

Let us have a look at a simple procedure in MySQL 5.6: Easy one. A note about variables. id1 is a local/user defined variable, the scope is limited to the BEGIN/END block, @id2 is a global variable, accessible from everywhere. … Continue reading

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Why the internet sucks part 2

[Here is part 1] The Internet is split up into three different provider types. The first type are the access provider. They provide you with DSL access via old copper based phone lines or with access to their shared TV-cable. … Continue reading

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