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PyOhio 2013: Regional Python Conference (July 27th-28th)

By on Jul 13, 2013 in Event

PyOhio 2013 is coming up and it’s completely free and in the spirit of Python. I have went to three PyOhio conferences and PyOhio 2013 will be great. It will be at the third floor of the Ohio Union in Columbus. Registration starts at 8:30AM. Open Spaces Lightning Talks Sprints PyCamp Young Coders For those of you systems administrators interested in DevOps,...

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Learning Django with OpenShift

By on May 1, 2013 in Article

Background The goal of this article is use the OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) as a learning platform for Django. Most of the technical articles out there about running Django on OpenShift assume the user already understands how to administer Django environments and projects. This article is written from the perspective of someone who has done some python...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Release Speed

By on Apr 30, 2013 in Article

Background Recently, I came across an article entitled: 5 Reasons Not to Use CentOS. While I actually disagree with all five points from a technical debate standpoint, I think this article is really the result of a few pain points that some developers express when talking about enterprise editions of Linux. Working as a technology evangelist at Red Hat, I attend a...

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Devops with Bash

By on Dec 14, 2012 in Presentation

This presentation walks through some of the software development processes used to develop Shiva, a mass ssh client. The development of Shiva was used as a teaching aid for a class taught at Ohio Linux Fest 2012. Shiva was used to demonstrate concepts such as good command line interface design, testing, configuration design and advanced features of Bash, such as background functions. This presentation and associated class were developed to help systems adminsitrators think more like developers.

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