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Hier gibt es Fundestücke aus dem Internet die man kennen sollte. Wichtige Tutorials, Podcasts und HowTos

Tuning glusterfs for dummies

I’m playing with gluster since a few weeks, here is a short tutorial for optimizations I did for a setup with many small files (1-5mb): First we checkout the startup time. Gluster by default offers NFS shares, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Doing IPv6 with systemd-networkd – the correct way

Understanding the docs: I blogged about IPv6 with systemd-networkd in Arch Linux step by step installation guide and provided a hacky workaround to get a working IPv6 address configured. I read through the docs again and hand a longer discussion … Continue reading

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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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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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32C3 Review Part 1

I visited the 32C3, the annual Hacker conference organized by the CCC and many many volunteers. Here is the first part of a short list of recommended videos (Day 1 of 4): Part1 – annual must-see talks: The Opening is … Continue reading

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Link collection of the week

Another link collection with cool stuff from the past week: Turning the database inside out with Apache Samza How to do code reviews Why mongodb sucks Problems with SHA1 deprecation in SSL Certs Counterfeit of electronic components We Are All … Continue reading

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Link collection of the week

Here is another collection of links that I’ve found/read in the past week: Have Static Languages Won? Locked doors, headaches, and intellectual need Embedded System Code Review Checklist How to deal with compromised servers How to write software that Ops … 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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