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SMB protocol version of an active cifs mount on Linux [Updated [again]]

In my current-as-of-last-Summer job I got tasked with doing some analysis related to SMB data traffic, and in this context the question arose: “Which SMB protocol version is this mount using?” The server in question is running gentoo linux, the … Continue reading

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recently, on my way to work

I took this in April on my way to work.

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working around “sqlite3.OperationalError: database or disk is full”

For my job at Intel, I recently started working with some python code that – among other stuff – accesses an sqlite database. The DB in question is currently around 3GB in size. One of the things this code does … Continue reading

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“A Wake for Sun” and other stuff

I recently came across http://consultingadultblog.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/life-in-boys-dorm-my-career-at-sun.html and enjoyed it very much – if you ever spent as much as a few months at Sun, I’m sure you will too! Thx a lot to Nancy for writing this up (down?). On a more personal … Continue reading

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new photos

just in case someone’s interested 🙂 I recently added two new galleries here – enjoy.

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And now …

… you’re probably expecting the famous quote from Monty Python – you can find that here; where you can read a bit more about my last day at Oracle. I do sympathise with Jim Gosling who called his post-Sun blog … Continue reading

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nod, nod

I came across this post a moment ago, and found myself agreeing with most points all the way (vi!) – and I’m not even an admin, but my service work must have rubbed off … Luckily, there’s vim for Windows … Continue reading

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