05 December 2015 / Howto / Did_You_Know
Check process when using dd Like most of you know the dd command is lacking output. When you are burning a image or similar to a USB stick is in general a long wait without knowing the progress. What? the command dd has know output when running for example: sudo dd if=~/linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-64bit.iso of=/dev/sdb1 oflag=direct bs=1048576 shows no output, is just finished when done. for a slow USB disk or a large image that can be some time.
11 November 2015 / Getting_Started / Howto / git / Did_You_Know
Submodules with git Just recently a was working on a presentation for a event that my boss organizes. I stumbled across a nice thing you can do with Git. The presentation is created in Reveal.js the aspect that i like about it that you can treat your presentation as code. Still working on the subject to do it with AsciiDoc. On the latter; The documentation says it should be easy but I do not have enough control on the output.
18 June 2015
This document describes on how to configure a Storm cluster on a set of Ubuntu servers. This guide describes the process on the Azure platform, there are a few specifics, inhouse servers are configured simular. You might think we do it like this, well I wanted te experiance to setup a cluster in the real world. Azure provides a Storm cluster with a few clicks but thats another story. So you are planning to use Storm on Azure, just take the short cut and select HDInsight from the Azure management console and
22 April 2015
Since the intruduction of CDI in java a lot has changed. For personally i started to move away from spring applications. As a result the testing became less obvious, but Arquillian came to the rescue. For the Dutch Java User group NLJUG I wrote an article that can be used as a basic primer including some common practices towards using Arquillian effectivly. The article can be found at NLJUG Article database, Arquillian 101 .
10 February 2015 / Maven / Java / JAX-WS
The latest JAX-WS standards make the implementation of a webservice a breeze. lately i needed to implement a client from which a WSDL is available. That proces is simple, but the client has issues when starting, the WSDL defined in the generated code is not available. In this post i describe a (the) solution to overcome this. By means of the maven jax-ws plugin it is simple to generate all the required code for the client implementation.