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  • 5 Steps to use Oracle Database with Vagrant

    I’ve written about my love for Vagrant a few times already here, today I will show the steps to getting an Oracle Database with Vagrant. Why I Love Vagrant It is just so simple, I recall the days when I used to have to package up my own VM’s for re-use it wasn’t difficult but […]

  • 1 Month Growth on Self-Hosted WordPress

    Analysis of being on self-hosted WordPress 22nd of February marked one month that this blog has been on self-hosted WordPress. I never really believed sites that said if you want more traffic or to rank higher on Google you need to get off and start self-hosting. After one month I can tell you its […]

  • Transform CentOS to Oracle Linux 7 in 2 Easy Steps

    I’ve been meaning to write an article on how to switch from CentOS to Oracle Linux for a while since Red Hat owned by IBM announced its new direction for CentOS, I’ve found myself with a bit of spare time over the weekend so finally got around to documenting the steps required to migrate from […]

  • Show Your Work

    Summary of Show Your Work Show Your Work is a great little book, pretty short you can easily get through it in a couple of hours. It’s about Showing Your Work and how it doesn’t matter what other people think if you are enjoying it go for it. It speaks about how becoming good or […]

  • Vagrant Cheat Sheet

    Some useful commands I have collected to act as a Vagrant cheat sheet for using Vagrant. More for my own reference than anything else but sharing and posting on my blog is always good for each future reference. Expect this Vagrant cheat sheet article to be updated over time as I add more to it […]

  • Puppet Master with Vagrant to Pull your DevOps Strings

    What is Vagrant? Puppet Master with Vagrant, but what is Vagrant? Vagrant is an open-source software product by HashiCorp for building and maintaining portable virtual software development environments; e.g., for VirtualBox, KVM, Hyper-V, Docker containers, VMware, and AWS. It tries to simplify the software configuration management of virtualizations in order to increase development productivity. Vagrant […]

  • How to use Oracle Database Docker Image to Supercharge your DevOps Learning

    What is Docker? Docker is a set of platform as a service (PaaS) products that use OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers. Containers are isolated from one another and bundle their own software, libraries and configuration files; they can communicate with each other through well-defined channels. Because all of the containers share […]

  • Tools of Titans Most Gifted Books

    I just finished reading Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris for some reason I thought the book was a brand new release, not sure where I got that idea when I found out it was published in 2016. The book is a collection of interviews of people that have featured on the Tim Ferris Show. […]