Computer Related

Life of an Entrepreneur

My day starts between 5 and 6 AM every morning. The first thing I do is check my phone. “Did I miss any urgent alerts last night?” ‘Do I have any new sales?” “Are there any support tickets that need to be worked on?” I get out of bed, and head to my craft. I…

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A little late…

Ok, so this post is a little late.  I was busy helping someone keep their site online while they were getting a TON of traffic. (Its a site that shows the status of a games servers. And we have a major maintenance day.) As of writing this the site is getting 1300 connections per second…

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Bullying & Harassment in Online Gaming

<!–WARNING–!>Strong and Offensive Language used in this post<!–WARNING–!> Due to recent events in a game Corey and I play online, I thought it would be interesting to write about Bullying and Harassment Online.  When most people think of bullying, they think of a kid on a play ground or at school being picked on by…

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Problems with Hosting Sales and SEs

In my professional life, I do a lot of research on behalf of clients.  Sometimes, this involves me contacting service providers and getting quotes and then comparing pros and cons of all the options. Most of the time, it’s a fairly straight forward process.  I send them a list of requirements, specs and questions, then…

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Cpanel – Mailman not working – Python Error

A friend of mine uses Mailman to send out messages to his fans.  We recently moved him to a new server, with CentOS 6 and the latest Cpanel, but we found that a few things weren’t working.  Most of it related to his old code making use of a “feature” that was actually a bug, but we…

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The Internet doesn’t forget

I know, its been a while…  Even longer since I have done a full fledged post.  I have been busy with work, my personal life (YES I do have one!) and a side project I am working on.

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HaProxy Certificate Reminder

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] This is a note for myself on the order that the SSL cert info needs to be stored in a PEM file for Haproxy. —–BEGIN MY CERTIFICATE—– —–END MY CERTIFICATE—– —–BEGIN INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE—– —–END INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE—– —–BEGIN INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE—– —–END INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE—– —–BEGIN ROOT CERTIFICATE—– —–END ROOT CERTIFICATE—– —–BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY—– —–END…

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Shell hit by #Let’s Go #arcticready‬ twitter hoax

I will admit, I was one of the people that started laughing at Shell when I saw the Twitter account  @ShellisPrepare. I mean come on, does this not sound like a Social Media backfire that a major company like shell would experience? But according to mashable.com its a complete hoax.  Oh well. Here are some of…

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Don’t Piss me Off!

So my week has been pretty messed up.  More over the whole month of March was being used to fix crap.  Starting with a complete failure by AIS, causing several days of working to non-stop to bring all servers back online. Then a month long battle with storage issues, finally brought to a head requiring…

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