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10G Network at Home

Into my journey building a NAS for the home office, I went down the rabbit hole and chased better file transfer performance. The next step would be a network upgrade. And so I started exploring 10G at home. It is fancy, but doable. Internet access¶ I’m already equipped with …
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Home Server Hardware for NAS

I live with a scientific data-hoarder. Last month I discovered a stash of old HDDs ranging from 320 GB to 3 TB spanning a period of 15 years. I was horrified by the high probability of loosing all that data to mechanical failure, bit-rot or shear bad luck. I can …
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Transitionning from Software Engineering to Management

This interview was originally published for the Developer to Manager project, which is collecting experience and advice from engineering managers about their transition from software development. Hello! What’s your background and what do you do?¶ My name is Kevin Deldycke and I was the VP of Billing, Payment and …
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macOS commands

TimeMachine¶ Compress sparse bundle disk image mounted over a network:$ sudo hdiutil compact /Volumes/time-machine-backups/my-machine.sparsebundle PluginKit¶ List available PluginKit extensions: $ pluginkit -mAvvv Get infos on a PluginKit extensions: $ pluginkit -m -v -i com.agilebits.onepassword7.1PasswordSafariAppExtension Enable a PluginKit extensions: $ pluginkit -e use -i com.agilebits.onepassword7.1PasswordSafariAppExtension …
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