I love playing with technology of all sorts. I've been tinkering with computers all the way back to the venerable Commodore VIC-20 way back in the early 1980's! I spent some time during my high school years being a SysOp for one of the early school BBS systems called K12Net that was part of FidoNet. I spent some time on Solaris for fun collecting a couple SparcStations before finally settling into Linux.

Here is where I write about some of the things I play with now from time to time. Most often I'll write about various tools & software I'm fiddling with, but the topics could range into anything technical related. I hope youf find something in here that you enjoy & more importantly can learn from.

Over the past week (6/24/2014 - 6/26/2014), I attended Velocity 2014. This is a conference that focuses on improving performance and efficiency in the realm of web application development. Not only...

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I recently had a need to find the OS versions of all 32-bit hosts within an environment. Knowing PuppetDB has a REST API, I set out to query the DB for this information.

There is decent information...

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