Being in the programming and technology sector comes with some unique concerns from the business angle.... ➦
I’ve always been a fan of a good text adventure; this probably comes from my first computer gaming experience, Myst (not a text adventure, but a good puzzler
The original Bourne shell, the ancestor to the Bourne-Again Shell (bash) was written in C.
Well, almost.... ➦
I’ve recently added several services to my hobby VPS, including GitLab, Neo4J, and some custom-written Python stuff. I figured that it would become necessary for someone not logged in to the server to see the status of these particular processes, possibly for external monitoring purposes.... ➦
I recently had to upgrade a PostGIS-enabled PostgreSQL 9.3 database to 9.4. In the process, it was decided that the server itself should be rebuilt and expanded. I accomplished the upgrade by dumping the data from the 9.3 installation (with
pg_dumpall -c), transferring the file over SCP, and loading it into the new database with psql.
Unfortunately that wasn’t enough - psql kicked back an error:... ➦