Monthly Archives: October 2017

Linux zero filesystem bash script

This is a short linux bash script I wrote that’s adequate for zero’ing a filesystem for on-premise server storage. Note that the only “secure erase” is to destroy the physical drive because of various internal disk-level caches. 😐 To do … Continue reading

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Fascinating Transfer of Bombardier CSeries Airliners to Airbus

The unfolding story of the transfer of Bombardier CSeries CS100 and CS300 airliners to Airbus is one of the most fascinating business cases I’ve ever seen. A short summary is: The Bombardier CS100 and CS300 are certified airliners financed and … Continue reading

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Redis and CentOS 7

Redis is a feature-packed cache that’s easy to install and work with. Here’s some notes on installing and using Redis with CentOS 7. Install available redis package from your available yum repos: # yum install redis # systemctl enable redis … Continue reading

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Amazon Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Interesting news that Amazon is selling a waterproof Kindle, and that previously Jeff Bezos used Kindles in a one-gallon Ziploc bag in the bathtub. I worked on the Cloud backend for the discontinued Ricoh eQuill waterproof business tablet. There are … Continue reading

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