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Thomas H Jones II

Been using UNIX since the late 80s; Linux since the mid-90s; virtualization since the early 2000s and spent the past few years working in the cloud space.

Education

B.S. Psychology from Pennsylvania State University

Work

Senior Cloud Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems

Implementing (Psuedo) Profiles in Git

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Sometimes The (Workable) Answer Is Too Simple to See

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Opinions on Company-Paid Training and Payback Periods

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Taming the CUDA (Pt. II)

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Taming the CUDA

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TIL: Podman Cleanup

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Ansible Journey: Adding /etc/fstab Entries

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TIL: You Gotta Be Explicit

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But We Want a Pre-Authentication Consent Banner!

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Punishing Network Performance

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Crib Notes: Finding Missing Single- Or Double-Quote Pairs

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Hold On A Second There, Partner

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Seriously Jenkins^H^H^H^H I Already Used That

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Seriously, Jenkins?

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The Punishment of NFS on Hardened EL7 Systems

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Are there things you see in others' code that just automatically makes you twitch/shudder

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Consumer-Grade Cloud Backup Service for Linux Laptops?

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Would you want an "imposter" on your team?

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We Don't Need No Steenking Comments

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MIME-Aware Mail-Distribution With SES

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Abstraction vs. Experience/Habit

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So You Want to Access a FIPSed EL7 Host Via RDP

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Why I Default to The Old Ways

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Crib-Notes: Manifest Deltas

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Is Slack (et. al.) Scalable

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Crib-Notes: EC2 UserData Audit

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Do You Dual-boot?

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Bad Code Can Make for Good Learning?

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Crib-Notes: Offline Delta-Syncs of S3 Buckets

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Crib-Notes: Validating Consistent ENA and SRIOV Support in AMIs

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Crib-Notes: Tracing Permissions for an Instance Role That Uses Inline Policies

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Crib-Notes: Tracing Permissions for an Instance Role that Uses Managed Policies

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Travis, EL7 and Docker-Based Testing

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GitLab: You're Kidding Me, Right?

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Isolated Network, You Say

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Shutdown In a Hurry

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S3 And Impacts of Using an IAM Role Instead of an IAM User

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So You Created a Regression?

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Exposed By Time and Use

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What Tools Do You Use To Validate Jenkins Pipeline Syntax

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Do you have days that feel like most emails could be answered with memes?

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How do you train people to ask good questions

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Systemd And Timing Issues

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Diagnosing Init Script Issues

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JMSE Query Fu

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The Pain of LDAP

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2FA and the Heartbreak of SMS

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You Call That Simplified?

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Streamed Backups to S3

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"How Big Is It," You Ask?

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Head-Smashy Goodness

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So You Wanna Run Sonarqube on (Hardened) RHEL/CentOS 7

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Why I Love The UNIX/Linux CLI

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I've Used How Much Space??

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I've Used How Much Space??

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Automation in a Password-only UNIX Environment

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