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Christian Svensson
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How-to: Dump all disks on a z/OS system
I've been teaching myself some z/OS and MVS over the last couple of weeks using the Master the Mainframe course and also the highly affordable courses from Interskill. I wanted to build something proper so I built a thing that can backup a full z/OS system ...
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Open Datacenter Hardware - Leopard Server
Introduction The Leopard is an OpenRack v1 compliant 12V server commissioned by Facebook to offer compute power. It consists of 2x Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3 and is available with either DDR3 or DDR4 memory. The model is manufactured by two vendors primarily: Qu...
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Open Datacenter Hardware - What is OCP?
Let's say that you are a system administrator in a decently sized company. You're responsible for selecting new servers for a pretty decently sized upgrade round in your data centers, or maybe you're building a new datacenter. It's not that long ago this ha...
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My Kubernetes lab feat. Calico, Ceph, CoreOS, and Tunnels
Christmas is the time I usually get some time away from work to work on those projects I've put off for so long. One of them has been to build something cool with the hardware I have acquired over the years. Let's have a look on what the current state of my...
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Hardest bug I ever solved
A lot of people probably have that hard bug they spent a lot of hours trying to solve. Almost 1.5 years after solving my hardest bug I got nostalgic and thought "Hey, this was pretty cool! I should write about it to not forget it". Since it's so long ago th...
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Mainframe nerd galore. JucieSSH -> c3270 -> z/OS.
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Heads up: vim74 in Debian has this gem in the file ftplugin/python.vim:
setlocal expandtab shiftwidth=4 softtabstop=4 tabstop=8

sigh. Why would you force this? This is stupid.
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Moving to blogger/blogspot
Just moved all old posts to blogspot.com. Most, but not all, of the articles seems to have kept their layout somewhat intact - ping me if something looks very broken and I'll fix it right away!
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Always assume a spherical cow, radiating milk isotropically.
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Really cool work by SpaceX. I'm really excited that companies are having their own space race / moon race / Mars race - it makes me wonder how space travel will develop in the next 50 years. Still looking for a kickstarter fundraiser for warp drive research.
SpaceX’s powerful Merlin 1D engine test firing [VIDEO] http://youtu.be/Zj0851Wkm9c
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