An explanation to a hand full of rsync parameters

Posted on Thu 05 October 2017 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

If you check out one of the community's most favourite syncing and file transfer tools, rsync on any day, you will notice it has quite a lot of parameters (rsync --help). Here's a short explanation of some of them and what they can be used for - taken from the .gitlab-ci …

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Technical skills after almost 4 years at ICG

Posted on Thu 28 September 2017 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

Please note that this post is intentionally written in past tense to avoid having to rewrite it completely in the future.

This post aims to be a summary of technologies I've learned to use during my period at the Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics at TU Graz.

Table …

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Example of a Sensu Puppet class

Posted on Thu 13 July 2017 in work • Tagged with Sensu

At the sensu-users mailing list someone asked how they could deploy Sensu plugins with Puppet. After giving a short snippet, I was asked for further help whether to implement the snippet as a class or what I would recommend. Therefore I present you: A slightly redacted example of a Sensu …

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I updated older posts with newer tech (August 2016)

Posted on Sun 28 August 2016 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

I've taken some time today to update my system operations related posts with newer information. This information is based on the usage and issues that we faced and will hopefully prevent others from stumbling into the same problems should they choose to follow my guidance.

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Sensu widget for Übersicht

Posted on Thu 18 August 2016 in work • Tagged with Sensu

Initially I was on the look for an alternative to Geektool for macOS that would not crash if I was to run an interactive script like iftop. When I saw that StatusCake report widget by Colin O'Brien for an HTML based Geektool alternative called Übersicht and saw that it was …

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