Filebeat Ansible Role

As discussed in my last post, one of my current assignments at work is to build a new ELK stack to provide logfile aggregation for a new group of servers that will be going online soon. (If you haven’t read that post, I would suggest reading it... [Read More]

Kibana Ansible Role

One of my current assignments at work is to build a new ELK stack to provide logfile aggregation for a new group of servers that will be going online soon. We use it for aggregating the Apache access logs mainly, as well as the error logs from <a... [Read More]

What a booger...

This morning while I was walking the dogs, I found some keys that someone had left behind at the mailbox cluster. I asked my mom to take them to the leasing office and turn them in once they opened for the day and was going to ask my newly-turned 5-year-old... [Read More]

Bye Bye, Wordpress

This blog has been pretty much dormant since 2012. One reason is that I just simply don’t have much time to invest in much of anything. The second reason is that Wordpress is just a pain in the keister. It’s slow, constantly in need of updates, and way too... [Read More]

Contemporary Resort Lighting Prototype

This is my wiring prototype for an idea that I had to improve the Contemporary Resort that is part of my Disney Monorail set. I put it up around my Christmas tree every year, but it seemed like it needed a little something... [Read More]