In the Home Lab, things were going good. Perhaps a little too good. A bonehead mistake on my part and hardware failure combined to make another ridiculous weekend. I am beginning to think this blog is becoming “Matt messed up again.” Permissions are a dangerous thing I wanted to install the Azure DevOps agent on… Continue reading A big mistake and a bit of bad luck…
Managing Hyper-V VM Startup Times with .Net Minimal APIs
In a previous post, I had a to-do list that included managing my Hyper-V VMs so that they did not all start at once. I realized today that I never explained what I was able to do or post the code for my solution. So today, you get both. And, for the impatient among you,… Continue reading Managing Hyper-V VM Startup Times with .Net Minimal APIs
An Impromptu Home Lab Disaster Recovery Session
It has been a rough 90 days for my home lab. We have had a few unexpected power outages which took everything down. And, for the unexpected outages, things came back up. Over the weekend, I was doing some electrical work outside, wiring up outlets and lighting. Being safety conscious, I killed the power to… Continue reading An Impromptu Home Lab Disaster Recovery Session
Packer.io : Making excess too easy
A story on how what I thought would be a simple migration to Azure DevOps turned into tools that support my experimentation habit.
Who says the command line can’t be pretty?
The computer, in many ways, is my digital office space. Just like that fern in your office, you need to tend to your digital space. What better way to water your digital fern than to revamp the look and feel of your command line?