Learning Node.js

Learning Node.js

Node.js has interested me for the past year, but with the program that I’ve been running for the past nine months I haven’t had a lot of time to invest in learning anything, let alone a new language and thought pattern. I’m excited that I’m...

The Cliff

Over the past seven months, I’ve had the opportunity to work on a security and compliance project that is truly once in a career. The project was of a scale that I have never worked on with a core program team over twelve people and an execution team that...
Chef NTPD Cookbook Released

Chef NTPD Cookbook Released

Automation has always been a passion of mine. I have worked with Microsoft’s Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) in the past for Windows, but over the past few years I’ve wanted a cross-platform configuration tool. My search led me to Chef, and...
Agile Inceptions for Projects

Agile Inceptions for Projects

Agile methodology has been changing the technology industry for the past decade, and over the past few years I’ve been applying more and more agile structures and principles to infrastructure, security and project management.  The last several projects...
Change is a Constant, Embrace It

Change is a Constant, Embrace It

Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - Walt Disney The quote above is one of my favorites and embodies one of my core tenants and...