• Building testing and deploying this website using CircleCI

    The good people of CircleCI provide a basic service for free and that is very nice.

  • Running Puppet server on my laptop and connecting a Jconsole to the JVM via JMX/RMI


    I needed to build a quick POC to show how to collect metrics from the Puppet server JVM via JMX. This is what I did, the problems I had and how I solved them.

  • ssh-copy-id

    It turns out I have wasted hours, perhaps days, if not weeks, executing

  • Kubernetes

    I was invited (not sure why) to a Google Cloud Platform event which included a Kubernetes bootcamp. I skipped the morning blah blah (attending a job interview instead), and I got to the remote venue in time for some relatively good food, considering the setting.

  • Jekyll ignores post

    You’ve added a post to your Jekyll blog and you do a jekyll build and yet the post does not appear.

  • Playing with Ansible

    I have been working using Ansible in the past weeks and I am truly enjoying it

  • A new adventure

    And so a new adventure starts. This new contract will require the longest commute ever but probably also the nicest, empty trains, sitting playing with my laptop. How long will it be before I will get fedup? And what about the job? Will I like it? Will I be able to do it? Will I like the people? Will they like me? So many questions. Let’s get them in checklist format and come back here in a week or two to see how it’s going.

    • how long before you get fed up with the commute?
    • will you like the job?
    • are you able to do the job?
    • will you like the people?
    • will the people like you?
  • Welcome to my blog!

    I am now officially experimenting with Jekyll - a Ruby blog thing using markdown files.

  • Welcome to Jekyll!

    You’ll find this post in your _posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different ways, but the most common way is to run jekyll serve, which launches a web server and auto-regenerates your site when a file is updated.