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Michael Holley
Works at iostudio
Attended Utah Valley University
Lives in Nashville, TN
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For some time I’ve been maintaining a couple of blogs. This one, tech focused, and a fiction writing blog (adamberry.us). I’ve decided that the split brain was a pain to deal with. So instead all my thoughts are coming here to reside. This means…
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On OS X, since 10.8 I believe, if you launch  an app that hasn’t been signed with a cryptographic key, OS X will give you an alert stating that the app doesn’t come from a trusted source and it won’t let you launch the app. To override the…
On OS X, since 10.8 I believe, if you launch  an app that hasn't been signed with a cryptographic key, OS X will give you an alert stating that the app doesn't come from a trusted source and it won...
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Wow, just wow.
 
The Gmail leak reveals the scary truth about your passwords [spoiler: you need to make them stronger]:

http://blog.lastpass.com/2014/09/the-scary-truth-about-your-passwords.html
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So… This blog post has nothing to do with systems administration. It could be related to what SysAdmins do on their free time, since now that we automate everything we have free time? Maybe not… ;-) When I do have free time my wife and I use to play…
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Recently a friend asked me about how to get a start in the IT industry.  After talking to him I noticed a problem he was having, he really didn’t really know the difference between the various IT disciplines. The following are my opinions on the main…
Recently a friend asked me about how to get a start in the IT industry.  After talking to him I noticed a problem he was having, he really didn't really know the difference between the various IT d...
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The following is an article I wrote for DigitalOcean, then discovered they already had a Gitolite one and didn’t need mine. Oops! Introduction Git is a FOSS (Free & Open Source Software) distributed version control system. It was designed to be simple and…
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When I first started playing with Git I setup my own Git repo using a pretty simple Git server called gitolite. For a command line only, SSH authenticated Git server, it’s a great solution. If you need public repos, HTTP access, the ability to do pull…
When I first started playing with Git I setup my own Git repo using a pretty simple Git server called gitolite. For a command line only, SSH authenticated Git server, it's a great solution. If you ...
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For years I’ve used the built in Terminal app that comes along with a Mac whenever I needed to dig into the under belly of my computer or SSH into my Linux servers. It worked great. I later found Visor which made the Terminal window slide down similar to…
For years I've used the built in Terminal app that comes along with a Mac whenever I needed to dig into the under belly of my computer or SSH into my Linux servers. It worked great. I later found V...
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I'd get fish just to have this tank.
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Not every Bundle is worth buying, but this time around there are three or four games I want, and just one is worth buying the whole thing. Checkout out the new #humblebundle  10 for PC and Android.
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Last week I was listening to a Mac podcast in which they spoke about Apple’s desire to share features between iOS and OS X but not to make them the same OS like Windows 8 or a convergent Ubuntu. For the most part I don’t mind the OS’s being different —…
Last week I was listening to a Mac podcast in which they spoke about Apple's desire to share features between iOS and OS X but not to make them the same OS like Windows 8 or a convergent Ubuntu. Fo...
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I recently listened to the Intel NUC reviewed on Jupiter Broadcasting’s Linux Action Show podcast (episode 308). It made me think of having a little NUC for each of my kids, attached to the back of a monitor (it comes with a mounting bracket) as a low…
I recently listened to the Intel NUC reviewed on Jupiter Broadcasting's Linux Action Show podcast (episode 308). It made me think of having a little NUC for each of my kids, attached to the back of...
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Linux System Admin
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Understanding complex ideas and conveying them in simple manner, learning quickly, working efficently, good at listening to others and understanding their point of view.
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  • iostudio
    Systems Admin, 2013 - present
    Linux Systems Administrator
  • Utah Army National Guard
    IT Specialist, 2012 - 2013
    Created the documents used to win over $4 million dollars in state funding to build and maintain Army National Guard facilities. Deployed and maintained a paperless database system of the whole states facility and construction documentation.
  • LDS Motion Picture Studio
    Language Editor, 2012 - 2012
    Developed a new system for taking translated scripts and inputting them into online videos as subtitles from a 2 - 3 week process into 2 or 3 days.
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Nashville, TN
Previously
Provo, Utah
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A Creative Geek
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I've worked in the IT industry for over 15 years, have a degree in Information Systems, and in my spare time I write Sci-Fi novels. Outside of work and play, central to my life is my God, my wife, and my kids.

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Graduated college after having three kids... working full time... over 10 years.
Education
  • Utah Valley University
    Information Systems, 2007 - 2012
    Areas of Focus: 1. Network & Security Administration 2. Server Administration 3. IT Project Management 4. Software Development
  • Brigham Young University
    Information Systems, 2005 - 2007
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