rsnapshot: Auto Version Controlled Backup for Unix/Linux/Mac/BSD…

Red Had Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6. I missed the ease of configuration and all the free tools that people smarter than me have created. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] I would … Continue reading

Linux: Compiz Grid Plugin

After working on a few projects in windows, I finally moved my primary workstation back to Linux (RHEL 6.6). Out of the box everything worked fine, only one thing was missing, the ability to place a window were I needed it. In Windows 7  you can drag a full screen … Continue reading

WordPress: Upload Blocked File Extensions Without a Plugin

This is not for a novice, you should have a little experience in PHP and know what the .htaccess file does. If you are new and want to edit these files make sure to create a backup file in case you bring down your WordPress site. It took me an … Continue reading

Elements Used in a Data Warehouse

Many Business Intelligence solutions are based on the use of a data warehouse. Here is a view of the components of a data warehouse both logically and physically.  The data warehouse consists of several different elements: The source can come from legacy systems that are usually an operational system used … Continue reading

Expect – For more remote work, automation, & CI

If you ever have a situation were you want to run scripts automatically this will help. You can even time the events through cron or CI (continual integration) software like Hudson/Jenkins. Let me introduce you to a new command I was not aware of until this year. It is called … Continue reading

Force Jenkins to connect to remote sites.

Problem: You created an awesome script on Linux that builds your application that will automatically upload to another server via sftp or ssh. You want to go a step further and have Jenkins run the same script. Every time Jenkins runs the script it fails. You Curse Jenkins/Hudson and start … Continue reading

Cyber Crime: Risk Assessment

Cyber Crime: A Clear and Present Danger This is the excel file used for this post –>   Risk-Registry.xlsx Information systems give great ways to communicate and learn, but also allow nefarious others access to exploit the power of the Internet for terrorist and/or criminal purposes. Criminal warfare has moved to … Continue reading