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February 1st, 2022 is 18 years old! :)

January 23rd, 2022

Alderaan is now controlled by GitOps :)

January 18th, 2022


April 20th, 2020

This COVID-19 stuff is getting old.

Feb 1st, 2020 is 16 years old! :)

December 29th, 2019

September 20th, 2019

Feb 1st, 2019 is 15 years old! :)

Dec 13th, 2018


November 24th, 2018

On premise kubernetes load-balancing via MetalLB makes service ingress much easier.

April 22nd, 2018

The isolation of a private github repo is comfy at times.

Feb 17th, 2018

In 2002 I created a free account; today I'm a SDF ARPA member. Thankful for the learning environment and fun!

Feb 1st, 2018 is 14 years old! :)

Aug 21st, 2017

Just over two and a half minutes of totality was a great experience. Already planning for 2024; thankful it's all so close to home.

May 1st, 2017

Site communications are now secured by TLS! Traefik + Let's Encrypt = easy cert management

April 7th, 2017

Finally got around to seeing Ghost In The Shell today. It was the 3D version, I was the only one in the theater, and it was awesome. I hope there's enough success for a sequel featuring The Laughing Man.

Feb 1st, 2017 is 13 years old! :)

Dec 5th, 2016

May 3rd, 2016

Motivation to get 'back on the horse'(running) and complete a marathon before I'm over the hill.

March 5th, 2016

Newcastle are certainly doomed for relegation, tough days to be a Toon supporter. Hopefully relegation means Mike Ashley sells, breakdown what remains, breakthrough.

February 1st, 2016

I am sooooo tired. is 12 years old! :)

June 20th, 2015

MacBook Pro, yo.

February 1st, 2015 is 11 years old! :)

January 26th, 2015

Partly from boredom but mostly curiosity - this site now runs in a Docker container. Single host hypervisor environments are becoming obsolete.

August 17th, 2014

A February power outage 'killed' one of the switch ports on a(relatively new) linksys multilayer network device. Site has been restored from what I thought was a failed d-link NAS. Love me some LMRT.

February 1st, 2014 is 10 years old! :)

January 23rd, 2014

Ran across this article reminiscing of the days with 2400bps modems and BBS. Can't wait to tell my kids similar stories when they grow up.

December 13th, 2013

dagobah.system is undergoing a big overhaul at the moment. More disk space, less hardware, disaster recovery, and a private cloud storage solution via ownCloud.

August 15th, 2013

Leaving the cubes for the culture.

March 16th, 2013

I havent terminated cat5e in quite a while - busted out a two pair this evening like riding a bike. Two wireless access points now covering the homestead.

February 1st, 2013 is 9 years old :)

January 8th, 2013

Enterprise hardware(technically) has been ordered and is on it way. Full hardware virtualization is in the near future! YIPPEE

November 24th, 2012

dagobah.system is now under Puppet management.

August 2nd, 2012

Happiness is a rooted Android.

May 31st, 2012

Congrats to SpaceX for their recent achievement. I'm hoping for 4 day personal vacations to Space by 2030.

May 9th, 2012

NXserver is a baaaad mofo. Happy birthday Alex Wood.

Mar 29th, 2012

Computing minimalism in full effect.

Feb 23rd, 2012

The world needs more criminals of this caliber. Cheeseburger and fries, LOL.

Feb 4th, 2012

HTC, Harrison Telephone Company, has horrible ISP service.

Feb 1st, 2012

c3p0 had a capacitor blow or fail or something on the motherboard so I've lost a few months of content. In short, I've left the city, live in the country, have an awesome baby boy, implemented Xen as my current hypervisor, and configured daily rsync backups, pronto. is 8 years old :)

April 3rd, 2011

XY! :)

February 27, 2011

HTML5 tool which locates the relative location of your external IP address(reloads maybe necessary?).

February 9th, 2011

A scenario you don't want to be involved in as an IT security specialist.

February 1st, 2011 is 7 years old :)

January 9th, 2011

Now rocking a virtual Smoothwall Express solution in hopes to conserve electricity($). Smoothie > dd-wrt

January 5th, 2011

Big plans ahead.

November 17th, 2010

SixthSense technology is pretty cool stuff.

September 30th, 2010

One day we'll look back and laugh about it.

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