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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.

Location Alexandria, VA, USA Joined Joined on  Personal website https://thjones2.blogspot.com github website twitter website

Education

B.S. Psychology from Pennsylvania State University

Work

Senior Cloud Engineer at Plus3 IT Systems

Increasing Verbosity of Ansible Jobs

Increasing Verbosity of Ansible Jobs

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Smashing Walls of Text

Smashing Walls of Text

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Implementing (Psuedo) Profiles in Git

Implementing (Psuedo) Profiles in Git

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Sometimes The (Workable) Answer Is Too Simple to See

Sometimes The (Workable) Answer Is Too Simple to See

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Opinions on Company-Paid Training and Payback Periods

Opinions on Company-Paid Training and Payback Periods

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Taming the CUDA (Pt. II)

Taming the CUDA (Pt. II)

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Taming the CUDA

Taming the CUDA

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TIL: Podman Cleanup

TIL: Podman Cleanup

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Ansible Journey: Adding /etc/fstab Entries

Ansible Journey: Adding /etc/fstab Entries

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TIL: You Gotta Be Explicit

TIL: You Gotta Be Explicit

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But We Want a Pre-Authentication Consent Banner!

But We Want a Pre-Authentication Consent Banner!

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Punishing Network Performance

Punishing Network Performance

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

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

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Hold On A Second There, Partner

Hold On A Second There, Partner

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

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

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Seriously, Jenkins?

Seriously, Jenkins?

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The Punishment of NFS on Hardened EL7 Systems

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

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?

Consumer-Grade Cloud Backup Service for Linux Laptops?

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Would you want an "imposter" on your team?

Would you want an "imposter" on your team?

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We Don't Need No Steenking Comments

We Don't Need No Steenking Comments

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MIME-Aware Mail-Distribution With SES

MIME-Aware Mail-Distribution With SES

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Abstraction vs. Experience/Habit

Abstraction vs. Experience/Habit

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So You Want to Access a FIPSed EL7 Host Via RDP

So You Want to Access a FIPSed EL7 Host Via RDP

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Why I Default to The Old Ways

Why I Default to The Old Ways

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Crib-Notes: Manifest Deltas

Crib-Notes: Manifest Deltas

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Is Slack (et. al.) Scalable

Is Slack (et. al.) Scalable

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Crib-Notes: EC2 UserData Audit

Crib-Notes: EC2 UserData Audit

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Do You Dual-boot?

Do You Dual-boot?

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Bad Code Can Make for Good Learning?

Bad Code Can Make for Good Learning?

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Crib-Notes: Offline Delta-Syncs of S3 Buckets

Crib-Notes: Offline Delta-Syncs of S3 Buckets

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

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

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

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

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Travis, EL7 and Docker-Based Testing

Travis, EL7 and Docker-Based Testing

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GitLab: You're Kidding Me, Right?

GitLab: You're Kidding Me, Right?

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Isolated Network, You Say

Isolated Network, You Say

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Shutdown In a Hurry

Shutdown In a Hurry

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

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

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So You Created a Regression?

So You Created a Regression?

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Exposed By Time and Use

Exposed By Time and Use

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What Tools Do You Use To Validate Jenkins Pipeline Syntax

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?

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

How do you train people to ask good questions

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Systemd And Timing Issues

Systemd And Timing Issues

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Diagnosing Init Script Issues

Diagnosing Init Script Issues

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JMSE Query Fu

JMSE Query Fu

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The Pain of LDAP

The Pain of LDAP

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2FA and the Heartbreak of SMS

2FA and the Heartbreak of SMS

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You Call That Simplified?

You Call That Simplified?

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Streamed Backups to S3

Streamed Backups to S3

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"How Big Is It," You Ask?

"How Big Is It," You Ask?

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Head-Smashy Goodness

Head-Smashy Goodness

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

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

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Why I Love The UNIX/Linux CLI

Why I Love The UNIX/Linux CLI

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I've Used How Much Space??

I've Used How Much Space??

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I've Used How Much Space??

I've Used How Much Space??

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Automation in a Password-only UNIX Environment

Automation in a Password-only UNIX Environment

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