Category Archives: Programming

AWS DevOps Pro Domain 1: SDLC Automation (part 1)

By | September 19, 2021

In this series of articles, I’m going to go through Domain 1 of the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional exam guide. As such, I will break down each of the concepts into walk-throughs of the process: 1.1 Apply concepts required to automate a CI/CD pipeline Set up repositories Set up build services Integrate automated testing… Read More »

Docker on Linux on WSL 2 on Windows!

By | September 21, 2020

Confession time: Despite my best intentions (and all of the time I’ve spent studying for AWS certifications), I still *stink* at Linux! I mean I can get around, edit things, start/stop services, but I don’t understand it in the fundamental way that I understand windows. I have been meaning to get better at it (honest!)…… Read More »

Windows Boy in a Mac World

By | August 8, 2019

How to configure VScode, Github, & A Cloud Drive across Windows 10 and OS X I just recently got a Macbook Pro from my office. They said I was due for a system refresh & the 2 systems I’ve been using have been sufficient for my needs. So after *years* of wanting one but not… Read More »

More Homelab stuff

By | November 7, 2019

So the quarter rack came in, and it’s exactly as advertised. Good machining, the front and sides are both vented and removable. The removable hinges feel solid and not easily breakable. The front locking mechanism isn’t *great*, but that’s not a concern in my environment. It came with casters & leveling feet which were very… Read More »

VMware Learning Zones vs Pluralsight: a review

By | November 26, 2016

Last year VMware started offering VMware Learning Zone: “24/7 access to cloud-based VMware Training and Certification Exam Prep videos delivered by VMware Certified Instructors and experts.” Initially it was offered at the whopping price point of a cool $1,000.  At that price I wasn’t interested.  Shortly after getting my first email notification, I received another… Read More »