May 25, 2012
Lately I've been doing lots of Java development, J2EE. By no means is it a small
project, I'm using all sort of external libraries, and these, in turn, make the
project that much more complex. Coming from the Rails world, I have an appreciation for the g...
Sep 30, 2011
Having to manage a network where computers are attached to different vlans can be a bit of a nightmare.
Usually a switch port will be untagged with the vlan id of the computer. As computers move around and plug to other ports, you'll need to configure ...
Sep 22, 2011
Being a sysadmin, when Lion OSX came out, it made sense to update.That way, I would find potential bugs/inconsistencies before deploying at large.
As it turns out, I found a few thing: On the positive side, it does start up faster, Mail and iCal work gre...
Aug 31, 2011
As a systems administrator, automated system configuration is a gold standard. Although in some cases a bash script may do exactly what you need, once you have to manage more than one system, the single script won't scale.
Fortunately, there are tools av...
Jul 28, 2011
I'm away at a Continua Health Alliance conference in Washington DC. As background, Continua is an open industry organization of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal health care.
For those of you who care, I've been in the IT field for the
past 12 years and have developed a passion for system administration
and programming. Specifically, Unix and Ruby on Rails.
I also provide consulting/contrator services: Systems administration, web development and Agile
If you wish to contact me, email me at luis[at]saffie.ca