Category Archives: Computers

‘If You Were Smart, You’d Be In Engineering’

This is a comment I heard a few years back from a manager on the Engineering side of the house. Of course it’s stated in a bad way, but the words behind it is that to advance in technology, your … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Setting up gitlab

Next up is to install Gitlab. The problem will be the inability to access to ‘net from work. So a manual install will need to be done. We’ll see how that goes. Gitlab is pretty easy to install. Just follow … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Configuring gitlab and Jenkins Servers

This is intended to document the steps involved in moving from an RCS based environment to a git based environment. In previous posts, I showed the environment I’m currently working in and the progress to changing from using RCS to … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Synchronization

Now that I can check out files, edit, and check them back in. The last step is syncing the files with the target server or servers. I’m trying to eliminate the extra static files/put them into the repo vs having … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Setup and Usage

At least for someone like me where I’m the only person working on projects, the setup and usage of RCS and git are pretty straightforward. Once we get into team usage, it gets to be a bit more complicated. Right … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Background

As a Unix Systems Administrator, I’m a long time user of Revision Control System (RCS) to manage configuration files. My first time was in managing DNS Zone Files at NASA Headquarters. Over the past few years, I’ve been using RCS … Continue reading

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RHCE Cheat Sheet

Just the commands ma’am. I can follow the links and read the books but ultimately I just want a cheat sheet to remind me what the actual commands are after all this studying. Memorize This! The following bits are the … Continue reading

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Career Day

In thinking about the last 40 years of me being in the workforce, I thought about the reasons for change or even leaving the company. Marine Corps Reserve Signed up as a grunt in the 10th grade with parental permission, … Continue reading

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Development Environments

I have a few big projects at work that I’ve created over the years. An inventory application, status management, and of course all the scripts (some 200 of them). Initially I’d work on the inventory and status apps on the … Continue reading

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Setting Up Kubernetes

In a series on my home environment, I’m next working on the Kubernetes sandbox. It’s defined as a 3 master, 5 minion cluster. The instructions I currently have seem to work only with a 1 master, n minion cluster (as … Continue reading

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