Don’t Go Dark

I am continually reminded of a very important rule by Jim McCarthy in his book “Dynamics of Software Development.” This rule is “Don’t Go Dark.”

Version Control

Since 1991 when I started regularly using version control software, I have used a wide range of open source and commercial products. However, it wasn’t

Linux and X11

I run my Linux servers with a minimal install and no user interface. This usually doesn’t cause an issue because I can do 99+% of

RHEL 7 Network Manager

In RHEL 7 the default networking service is provided by NetworkManager. NetworkManager is a dynamic network control and configuration daemon that attempts to keep network

EF 6 Documentation

I left this out of my previous post. The documentation that was most helpful related to code-based configuration is at The EF6 provider model.