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Now this is surprising.
 
Cute prairie dogs are serial killers savaging ground squirrels: http://ow.ly/ZOBXJ
Cuddly looking prairie dogs are herbivores, but that doesn't stop them killing their ground squirrel neighbours to help them prosper
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Here is my second blog about some changes I proposed at this year's #redislondon  developer day as well as the following unconf event. This one is Sentinel specific and is aimed at improving operations' options and management of Sentinel. Read more at http://bit.ly/1NWcxQ6
While Salvatore and I have discussed some significant changes to various aspects of Sentinel, enough to likely warrant a Sentinel version change, I wanted to ...
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So today my high-schooler gets to be lit on fire in chemistry - which is pretty awesome. No permission slip required - and I am ok with that. I remember doing this in class as well and it was indeed pretty cool.

However,  my grade schooler has a pool party but we are not allowed to  *send* sunscreen with her. Instead we had to put it on her in the early morning before school, send her to school dressed for school, and hope it is still effective by the time they change into swimming suits and get into the water later in the day. Why? Because it is against policy to let kids have sunscreen.

So basically it is OK to light kids on FIRE, but not let them effectively protect themselves from sunburn.

WTF?!
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Lose your #Redis #Sentinel Configuration? Here are some options for recovering it: http://bit.ly/1Rd9yRL
Sentinel configuration and configuration management systems don't play well together, and neither do package management systems and the config file. As a result it ...
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Egg set and Boston butt in and smoking before the rain hit. 😅
Now To watch temp for an hour or two and hopefully get some sleep. Then in about 16 more hours ... Pulled pork. 
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Sometimes you need or want to connect to a Sentinel managed Redis master but would rather not manually pull the connection information from the config or API, then run redis-cli with the current information.

This simple little utility, pod-connector, will let you do that, in addition to displaying in your terminal the information Sentinel has about the pod in a more readable view than 'grep <podname> /etc/redis/sentinel.conf' does.

As soon as I finish adding the Go RPC connector in RedSkull I'll add support for talking to RedSkull to this utility.

The repo is at https://github.com/sentinel-tools/pod-connector. I'm using Travis-CI.org to run tests on commits and PRs, as well as uploading new releases (compiled in Linux only for now) to the release page at https://github.com/sentinel-tools/pod-connector/releases.

As you might be able to guess by the GitHub organization name, I'll be releasing more tools aimed at managing and interacting with Sentinel from an operational standpoint as opposed to as a Redis client.
pod-connector - A command line utility for listing information about a pod and auto-connecting to it based on Sentinel's information.
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Comic genius.
 
"Jesus Christ" is quite clearly a lampoon of the comic messiah himself, Our Lord John Cleese. 
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An interesting read as always. from Kresser.
 
Study finds that gut microbiota regulate glutathione production. Could explain in part why impaired gut flora linked to inflammatory diseases like type 2 diabetes and CVD.
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Human intestinal flora regulates the levels of the body's main antioxidant, glutathione, which fights a host of diseases, new research confirms. The findings could lead to new probiotic-delivering foods, and a better understanding of the metabolic processes behind diseases such as type 2 diabetes.
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At this year's Redis Developer Day in London I proposed several changes to Redis. Among them was a set of configuration improvements and additions that I feel would make it much easier to run Redis inside of Docker and other behind-a-NAT container and VM systems. The details are now available at http://bit.ly/1OUvXDI and an actual RCP will be following next week after I chew on some of the awesome feedback at the conference and the unconf the next day.
Redis already has one of the most extensive set of configuration options available to any data store. But we can do better. I proposed these ...
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Eighteen hours later, and worth the effort. 
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Was just called the "Carl Sagan of Redis". Not sure how to feel about that.

I'm going with it being a compliment. ;)
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Dear G+ users, disagreement is not the same as being offended. Just because someone doesn't agree with you (or you refuse to see they do), it does not mean they are offended.

Chances are pretty high if you are assuming the other person is offended because they don't agree with you, you're probably either trying to be offensive, or arrogant in that you can't simply disagree with someone. This is especially true if you're trying to be argumentative.
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Education
  • Caldwell Sr. High
    1989
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I am The Real Bill.
Introduction
Named after Billy Jack; named Bill. I code, I write, I draw, I game, and I hang with my family. Sometimes all of those overlap. Those are great days,
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I've got a rocking family of girls.
Work
Occupation
Linux Engineer, Qt Programmer, Father, Gamer, individualistic thinker.
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Linux, Redis, Engineering, Systems Archtitecture, Cloud Architecture
Employment
  • Rackspace
    Linux Platform Engineer, present
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