Setting Up a Pkgsrc Repository

Posted on Mon 20 July 2020 in technology • Tagged with pkgsrc, packaging, devops, macos

Fluency is multiple package managers is a character flaw, so just learn how to use pkgsrc.

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Quick and Dirty Postgres Hacks

Posted on Tue 12 May 2020 in technology • Tagged with postgres

Postgres is great, I just need some help remembering things.

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The Reverse Proxy Test

Posted on Thu 21 November 2019 in technology • Tagged with nginx, reverse proxy

You need to have suffered to know why this article exists

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One-Line Timing in Python

Posted on Mon 19 August 2019 in technology • Tagged with python, context manager, timing

When profiling is too heavyweight, a simple timer will sometimes do.

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Caching Object Graphs Is Terrifying

Posted on Sun 07 July 2019 in technology • Tagged with caching, object graph, memcache

A memo to remind myself that I should never, ever attempt to write a caching system again.

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Minimal devpi For Local Python Development

Posted on Wed 20 March 2019 in technology • Tagged with python, devpi

Someone finally came up with a non-irritating way to manage internal python projects

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Scripting FreeBSD Updates

Posted on Wed 06 March 2019 in technology • Tagged with freebsd, freebsd-update

In which I come back from holiday and rant about freebsd-update

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Python Profiling for Babies

Posted on Fri 05 October 2018 in technology • Tagged with python, profiling

Performance is not an accident

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Recursive Blogging

Posted on Thu 04 October 2018 in technology • Tagged with pelican, blogging

Yeah, I'm going to blog about blogging

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Stupid Systems Monitoring Tricks

Posted on Wed 03 October 2018 in technology • Tagged with pids, fds, sockets

Stupid tricks to monitor resource usage

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