Tag Archives: rant

It’s not “the cloud” it’s “the phog”

I am so very tired of hearing about “the cloud”. Over lunch the other day a co-worker decided we should just call it the phog instead since the phog does a better job of describing exactly what is meant by the cloud. Why is phog a better description? The phog has no defined shape, you […]

Redhats’ init is teh suck

I recently had to write an init script for our continuous integration systems remote build agent. Of course this agent is a java jar and does not write its own pidfile. On debian or gentoo (yes I used to rice it) this would not have been an issue. Both have and use start-stop-daemon in their […]