When will I learn to only change one thing at a time, when refactoring?
Our compliance engineer @ossguy dispels some #Copyleft compliance misconceptions. The first one: Companies check their source builds before publishing. https://sfconservancy.org/blog/2018/feb/15/compliance-misconception-1/
When writing Ansible roles, hiding things deep in roles is an anti-pattern. Lift them up into variables. At least, into defaults/main.yml, if not top level.
500 MiB/s, 35 mins to transfer 1 TiB over localhost. And it went correctly. Good enough.
I need to test transfers of large files over http.
trunate test.dat --size 1T
curl http://127.0.0.1/test.dat | cmp - test.dat
I sometimes really like having sparse files.
I find that writing Ansible roles benefits from having programming experience. Known to avoid (and how to avoid) hidden dependencies and to have high cohesion for roles is crucial.
Fast iteration in the edit-test cycle is key for fast debugging.
Iteration 14 of #ick development is underway. http://ick.liw.fi/blog/2018/02/13/planning_meeting_iteration_14/
Corporations that hinder secuity research or testing of their products, or the reporting thereof, should be shunned, ridiculed, and probably fined.
FUN FACT: Uber lost about $5B last year. If fares were set high enough to just break even they would cost more than a traditional taxi. Every rideshare you take is subsidized by the finance industry in a ploy to profit off the destruction of unionized companies and public transit
Guix is officially participating in Outreachy: https://www.outreachy.org/2018-may-august/communities/gnu-guix/
Are you an underrepresented person in tech? Guix is a cool project with a great community, and Outreachy is a great program to participate through. Spend your summer hacking on and learning about lisp/scheme, functional package management, and more!
It seems that those who work on desktop environments and supporting software can't win. Whatever they do, there's always a large group of people shouting at them.
Transferring terabytes of data over a 2 megabytes/s link is never going to be fast, is it? I am questioning my choice to be a data hoarder.