Petit for Log Analysis

I recently discovered the petit program for log analysis. It’s a simple tool to pull out useful information from syslog logs in a variety of ways. I’ve only used it a few times so far, mainly on logs from problems I’ve already solved but didn’t know …

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Blackberry Oops

If you’ve been following the tech news lately, you’ve probably heard at least a bit about the massive blackberry outage over the past three days. While yes, it’s the first truly grand failure of RIM’s infrastructure in their 12-year history, it’s also a wonderful case …

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New server, and looking for work

First off, I’ve moved this blog from a server in my basement to Linode virtual hosting, in preparation for my move from New Jersey to an apartment in Georgia. This will mark the first time since 2001 (when I was 14) that I didn’t have at least a …

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