25 June 2017: Setting Up a Full Screen Dashboard with Chrome on Windows
Here’s a super simple guide, mostly for my own reference. It should help set up a dashboard viewable at a public URL, on a PC that can reboot at random times (for instance due to Windows updates.)
23 November 2015: Adding an Unreleased Commit as a Dependency for Your Python Package
I’m not ashamed to admit it: I’m in love with Python. Even though it has this one really quirky bit that keeps annoying me – its packaging tools. Granted, it’s been improving a lot in the recent years, and there’s a ton of work in progress by the fine people at PyPA, but there’s still just so many cases where it’s inconsistent, or even just straight up silly (especially when you need to depend on private packages, and still want to be able to install your package with a simple
18 May 2015: Raising the Maximum Number of File Descriptors (Open Files) on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty
So, I think I reached a new milestone in my sysadmin career (I mainly identify as a developer, but am responsible for the infrastructure at Allmyles as well, currently.) The milestone I’m talking about is when you’re first hit with a downtime completely out of the blue, seeing some weird ‘Reached maximum number of open files’ error, or something similar.