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Night owl

Couldn’t sleep. Have a picture I took.

some git links

[EDIT added tig] [EDIT added github email below] Git is a tool I’ve used, but never really invested in heavily or committed to learning deeply. I decided to put together a link roundup to help with learning at least in part because a coworker mentioned starting a project using subversion today, and this was the […]

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my WordPress backups strategy

As mentioned previously, I had a major backups fail with this blog. I’ve now implemented a backups strategy that meets my needs, so I thought I would put together a post documenting what I did. Step one (1) is local backups of the WordPress database. There are any number of ways to do this, including […]

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March 8 TriLUG meeting: Device Mapper Multipath

I’m on the Steering Committee of the Triangle Linux Users Group (TriLUG), so you’ll forgive me if I promote them a bit here: Topic: Device Mapper Multipath Presenter: Adam Drew When: Thursday, March 8, 7pm Where: Red Hat HQ, NCSU Centennial Campus, 1801 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC Map: Google This presentation explains Device Mapper Multipath starting at theory of […]

How the backups were lost

Once upon a time, this blog was hosted on a thinkstation that sat at my desk at ibiblio. Like any reasonable WordPress user, I backed up my blog regularly, in my case with a cron job that both dumped the database and made a tarball with that dump and the WordPress directory. Crucially, these backups […]

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Rebirth

We had a backup oops; possibly permanent. We will see what happens with this space.