I'd say a reasonable use of SSH and not handing your private key to people is a pretty important fundamental, for anyone touching a nix environment...
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if you don't know the basics of public/private key cryptography, you'll get ass hat developers passing their private SSH keys around instead of their public ones, wasting a lot of people's time who will have to run about doing damage control.
If, as a developer, you think your job starts and ends in an IDE, you're going to be a shit developer if you are unable to navigate the systems and infrastructure you are developing for.
Exactly this, thread over.
You should be developing for the platform you're deploying to, whether that's a series of company maintained servers or some random CPanel hosting you've bought for $1 a month.
The best way is to bake yourself an image you can run from scratch each time that gets installed and configured to a known outcome, hello Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Vagrant/etc/etc
That gives you the benefit on developing on what ever platform with whatever toolset you like the most and an extremely reliable test platform that accurately mirrors your deployment platform.
Otherwise you open yourself and your code to all kinds of unnecessary bugs later on.
When I was a student I made myself very ill by eating Asda ready meals 3 times a day, not all ready meals are healthy.
People definitely don't know what vitamins are in their food and which are missing.
I would love to see some citations that show your varied meal plan would be 100% nutritionally complete. I don't think I've ever met anyone who has a steak 7 times a week and/or eats fish 7 times a week though.
Bullshit the former, of course right the later. It has never been the standard that a healthy person needs any kind of vitamin suplement aside of what comes with a varied and healthy diet. Big pharma will say otherwise, of course.
Whilst technically correct, the amount of people eating a diet that provides all the vitamins they need is minimal in this fast food world we live in. Whilst you can survive and live quite happily with a minimal intake of things like omega fats, supplementing with them, and many other vitamins, can be advantageous.
To simply say we as a society don't need vitamin supplements because we all eat varied diets is as much a fallacy as a marketer saying we are all deficient in all vitamins.
Athletes and bodybuilders have managed to have their diet and fitness nailed for decades, it's only the common joe that seems to be confused.
This issue is less the fault of science and more the fault of marketing. Marketers will latch on to any scientific study, however tenuous, to push a product and the news will happily inflate their claims for headlines, e.g. the thoroughly debunked '1 glass of red wine is the same as an hour of exercise' study released recently. It's not scientists making these claims, its marketers and news reporters.
Corporations that lobby politicians to to sell more of their products also aren't helping. The US food pyramid isn't the fault of scientists, its the fault of farmers wanting to sell more grain. Michelle Obama's attempts to revamp America's food issues are being thwarted by huge corporations with deep pockets and news reporters siding with the opposition doing their utmost to paint any attempts for nutritional revamp in a bad light. None of those guys are scientists.
If you want to learn about nutrition and exercise get away from the marketing and the news and start looking at what athletes and bodybuilders are doing. They've been doing it for a long time and if you look closely a lot of what they do is backed up by science. Eating grilled chicken/steak/fish with brown rice and steamed vegetables and doing weight lifting/high intensity interval training doesn't grab headlines though and takes effort.
That's actually pretty good. I was paying half that for a BT line and Be ADSL Internet (who I think got bought by Sky anyway).
An extra Â£30 for Internet five times faster than my ADSL and a TV package.. assuming adding mobile doesnt increase the price that much, I'm in!!
I know it's a good image for this purpose, it's just the origin that is really sexist.
Forgive my ignorance, but how is this image sexist and/or how is it's source (Playboy?) sexist?
In order for something to be sexist doesn't it in some way have to discriminate between sexes?
If they wanted to prosecute peadophiles theye'd open and release the dossier from the 80s.
If you helped crowd fund my shoe, then I deliver you a hat, I think you'd be a little disappointed. Even if it was an awesome hat.
I love it, private business has fucked you guys so bad that a social enterprise has cropped up to fix the problem. And the first thing you think of is to give that social enterprise back to the same businesses that just completely fucked you.
is not good.
I looked in to Cobol rolls as a potential career shift as I keep reading on Slashdot how amazing a Cobol job can be...
After a quick scan of most UK job sites for Cobol in London (where all the banks are
Pretty much all roles are Â£40l-Â£60k a year and require some kind of real world, commercial experience with Cobol/mainframes etc etc
That's not that exciting, The salaries are lower than equivalent positions in other areas of development. You have to work for someone like Lloyds. Chances are you'll need to wear a suit to work. Have to work in London. By definition, you're going to be supporting ancient, systems which have undergone years of maintenance by probably dozens of different developers and it's going to be super enterprisey, loaded to the gills with change control and red tape, etc etc.
I don't get it.. sounds awful..
The more correct facts, however irrelevant, the salesman (journalist) can fit in their marketing (article) the more likely we are to buy the product (story) and not notice any mistakes or inconsistencies.
Nagios is Open Source.. GPL V2 specifically..