‘Simple’ were the requirements for this evening: When I plug in my USB drive into my Openstack(ubuntu) server, i want it to automatically start backing up vm-harddisks.
Well, that sounds easy. But ubuntu doesn’t always assign the same device-node to my usb drive. Sometimes its /dev/sdc1 and sometimes its /dev/sdb1 … so first order of business is to get ubuntu to assign the same device node, and mount point to my usb disk.Continue reading →
iMacs since 2009 have all supported ‘target display mode’, which basically lets you hook up your macbook pro using thunderbolt to your iMac and use the iMac as an external monitor for the macbook.Continue reading →
Contains updates to underscores, and other font-libraries. Added theme-hooks for color-schemes. Tweaked responsiveness with media queries. Other bugfixes.Continue reading →
Agreed, it comes down to the language of choice, but these days I use python and perl heavily in my scripts. And the GIL in python, always seems to make multithreading a daunting task on my multi-core machine.Continue reading →
InnoDB-buffer-pool was set to roughly 52Gigs. And things had been running smooth for almost a year.I restarted mysql, and inserts seemed fast at first at about 15,000rows/sec, but dropped down to under 1000 rows/sec in a few hours.Continue reading →
My latest ESX server runs (and has been running ) at 26C inside the box. Partly because there are no moving-parts. The ESXI5 image boots off of USB, and the VMs from NAS.Continue reading →
The difference between the two following pieces of code are pretty evident, or are they?Except for the fact that one was almost 60 times faster than the other, over 100,000 iterations.Continue reading →