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SVLUG: Daniel Klopp on Docker

At Silicon Valley Users Group (SVLUG) tonite, Daniel Klopp, Senior Technical Consultant, Taos Consulting, gave an intermediate talk on “Docker.” He had some really informative and detailed slides on using Docker, especially his cgroup commands samples. Some of the interesting … Continue reading

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SVLUG: Puppet

At the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group tonite, James Taylor gave an intro on using Puppet. Overall, he loves Puppet. One of the few things he doesn’t like is the puppet-specific url of puppet:///, and another is user mgmt. He … Continue reading

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SVLUG: SSH: Tips and Tricks

Tonite at the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group (SVLUG), Jess Males gave an interesting talk on “SSH: Tips and Tricks”, including uncommon options, creating tunnels and running remote commands like tcpdump. Jess was an East Coast sysadmin who worked at … Continue reading

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sv.pm.org: Building a Web Crawler with Perl

Tonite at Silicon Valley Perl Mongers Group (sv.pm.org), Lambert Lum gave a talk on “Building a Web Crawler with Perl.” Largely he talked about the following Perl modules: WWW::Mechanize Web::Scraper Joe McMahon, a CPAN maintainer of 30 modules including WWW::Mechanize::Plugin, … Continue reading

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Meetup: Scaling Chef at Facebook

At the Bay Area Chef User Group tonite in Mountain View, Phil Dibowitz from Facebook Operations reprised a talk he gave at ChefConf 2013, “Scaling Chef at Facebook.” His team of 4 people write and maintain the Chef systems for … Continue reading

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