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International Committee To Review Boeing 737 MAX

Wow, you don’t often see two organizations destroy their brand globally at the same time – way to go, Boeing and FAA! My prediction is that the Boeing CEO will be fired over this, and then everybody will be asking, … Continue reading

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RedisConf 2019

Redis Labs presented another well-organized, strong technical conference this year. Once again it was held at Pier 27 in SF. The conference theme this year was, “Redis, Database for the Instant Experience.” Executive Summary: Redis Enterprise active-active (based on CRDTs) … Continue reading

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Announcement: check_s3_encryption.sh Linux Utility Available

Announcing a new SRE utility I wrote called check_s3_encryption.sh to report and optionally encrypt any AWS S3 unencrypted buckets: it can be run from the command line or a crontab it’s useful for IT compliance MIT License. See the README … Continue reading

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Boeing 737 MAX MCAS Nonsense

Southwest Airlines MAX8 Parking Lot at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) Disasters and manias of our time: Fukushima p-hacking in the social sciences SF Transbay Terminal welding and materials failures Bitcoin speculation and now Boeing MCAS. So, let me get this … Continue reading

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oom-report linux Utility

Announcing a new SRE utility I wrote for processing linux syslog Out of Memory (OOM) entries, oom-report. It parses logfiles for OOMs and reports on how much RAM (vm + rss) each process used and sorts from smallest to largest. … Continue reading

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