By March 07, 2019

Network Time Service. setting up a time server is pretty straight forward once you have some understanding. Being a linux user , it pretty hard to find a reliable public time server. Most of them are slow and hard to reach.  I decided to setup a private time server for my internal and external servers.  


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By March 02, 2019

Strange we replace the battery in a Dell Laptop and the battery indicator was not showing the correct status. We went into the bios and the bios was showing the battery was charging. This indicated a Microsoft Windows issue. We found online that this can be resolve by reinstalling the“Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery ”


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By February 17, 2019

This week I decided to do some Docker Swarm and Kubernetes labs. The Docker Swarm lab went very well and I was able to get a application up and running under 15 minutes. The Kubernetes ‘installation’ not up and running. The installation took me 3 hours due to multiple errors with the server environment. Below


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By January 26, 2019

Cassandra is great for storing unknown type and amounts of data. One of the key benefits I like it. When you update a row and the primary matches. It will only update that row instead of adding a new row. With Mysql you had to set the unique option on the column. Git repo https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cassandra.git


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