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Next comes december

Went to a beautiful family wedding. The job I loved went away due to the company hitting a rough patch. Joined a startup, left a startup. Went fishing in the Allegash. Went camping on Cow Island. Started a DevOps/Security consulting firm. Hired people. Made payroll. Visited Thailand. Rode scooters…

February in Maine

It's February in Maine. My roof is leaking. My brother has a new girlfriend. My sister-in-law is just got engaged. I'm building new CoreOS clusters on AWS. We discovered all our elasticsearch code needs a total rewrite. I'm still in love with my wife. My monitor is failing. We're making…

Real time server login auditing with HipChat

In our small company of 9 people, 3 of us are spending most of our time writing code and kicking servers. We are distributed across 5 different states, most of us work from home or from coworking spaces, so it can be a challenge to stay in sync with what…