development

Kubernetes Quickstart

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Kubernetes is the most powerful container orchestrator used in the cloud today. In this blog post, I'll discuss how you can set up a simple Kubernetes cluster for learning and experimentation.

Installing a fast Linux server on an M1-based Mac

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Whether you're learning the Linux operating system, using Linux to manage your server fleet, performing a cybersecurity penetration test using Linux tools, or testing the Web apps you’ve created on a Linux server, you can do it at near native speed without costly software on an M1-based Mac system.

An overview of cloud buzz words

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Cloud buzz words are everywhere. In this post, I'll pick them apart and explain what they represent.

Copyleft is dying

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The software license that led to the rise of open source software is being overshadowed by a new kind of license.

It's a great time to be a developer

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The software development job market is white hot today, and it's never been easier to be a part of it.

UNIX/Linux is now a core skill for anyone working in tech

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UNIX and Linux have come a long way since the 1990s. Today, they rule the cloud....and the rest of the world too.

Relating Silicon Valley to the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor

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HBO's sitcom 'Silicon Valley' has been praised for its accurate depiction of Silicon Valley culture. But how does it compare to tech culture outside Silicon Valley, specifically in Ontario Canada?

Why I love teaching online

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Online courses have some tremendous benefits from both a teaching and learning point of view. As a tech teacher, I absolutely love teaching online. In this blog post, I'll tell you why.

Most people don't want a computer

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But there are still many who do. And this divide is likely going to change the face of technology and computing for the next decade and beyond. What side are you going to be on?

Open does not always mean Open Source

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Before the term Open Source was popularized, Open meant something altogether different in the technology world.