James J

Sysadmin/Engineer/Developer

Blog

21 Sep 2019

Instagram: The forgecart lives!

View this post on Instagram The #forgecart lives! I welded a few pieces of #flatstock then put that on top...

17 Sep 2019

RabbitMQ example Consumer and Producer

Description Prepare our Environment Install Ruby Version Manager(RVM) Configure RVM and get bunny Get the code and follow along. Producer...

17 Aug 2019

RabbitMQ overview

What is it? Roles Exchange types CentOS7: Install and Configure Plugins   What is it? Rabbit MQ is a queuing...

16 Aug 2019

Instagram: We had some bees in the cable utility box.

View this post on Instagram We had some bees in the cable utility box. #bees #beekeeper #swarm A post shared...

01 Jul 2019

Instagram: Shaping up to be a nice looking #gladius

View this post on Instagram Shaping up to be a nice looking #gladius. Im sure the handle will be a...

29 May 2019

Image Builder (composer-cli) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL8)

  Image Builder - Configuration aka Blueprints Lets start with basic configuration manipulation. Blueprint uses .toml files with a git-like...

15 Mar 2019

Building Syslog-NG with TLS/SSL support on CentOS6

Enabling TLS/SSL for Syslog-NG in CentOS6 The default CentOS6 syslog-ng is not built with ssl/tls support. So, we have to...

03 Mar 2019

Chef: Extending Ohai to include custom data

  Automation seems to be the mantra of DevOps. One of the challenges that comes along with Automation, is the...

09 Feb 2019

Instagram: Blacksmiths Heart

View this post on Instagram Early valentines for my love. @mzdiveyen #blacksmith #blacksmithing #blacksmithingwithlove A post shared by James (@mrdiveyen)...

05 Feb 2019

Docker: Basics

  Docker: Basics   Docker is the underlying technology in the containerization craze sweeping our industry. Should you need multiple...

30 Jul 2018

How to install Google Cloud SDK in CentOS6 without breaking things

  How to install Google Cloud SDK in CentOS6 without breaking things   The long and short of it is...

30 Jun 2018

You don't know GIT!?

You don’t know GIT!? Currently GIT is a relatively common tool for anyone working in the industry. For those of...

22 May 2018

Chef-Solo: Basic cookbook intro using NTP from scratch

  Install the Chef Development Kit I am using CentOS 7. Grab the package appropriate for you from here [root@testbox...

11 May 2018

Folding@Home: Linux FAHClient Command Line Installation/Usage

  Overview   A friend of my wife recently lost her husband to a rare form of Cancer. From diagnosis...

11 Apr 2018

Docker: Making a single binary micro-container

  What do we want to containerize   This can be done with whatever binary you choose. You will just...

22 Mar 2018

Secure password sharing via self destruction.

Overview   Often we find ourselves in a situation where we have to share a password. But how do you...

20 Feb 2018

CryptoCurrency: Building ccminer in Ubuntu 17.10

  CryptoCurrency: Building ccminer in Ubuntu 17.10   In a previous post, I complained about how impossible it was to...

10 Feb 2018

VMware: How to install RVC with RVM

  VMware: How to install RVC with RVM   For most of my life, I have preferred the command line...

24 Jan 2018

CryptoCurrency: Building a Rig Part 3

  CryptoCurrency: Building a Rig Part 3   So, this has been quite a learning experience. Don’t mix between your...

04 Jan 2018

CryptoCurrency: Building a Rig Part 2

  CryptoCurrency: Building a Rig Part 2   As expected, dedicated CPU mining didn’t last very long. Verium(VRM) spiked, which...