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Peter Andersson

I've already got a female to worry about. Her name is the Enterprise.
-- Kirk, "The Corbomite Maneuver", stardate 1514.0

Background When I worked as a Tivoli Consultant I spend a lot of time investigating the customer processes and workflow and try to make the monitoring solution to support this. It was often long term projects and involved alot of people like, project managers, support staff, maintenance staff, application owners, applicataion engineers, operating systemens managers, DBAs […]

In a contest Nagios won as the best system monitoring tool: http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2009/09/top-5-best-network-monitoring-tools/

Once again I have recieved an email containing an offer that I could publish my thesis: “Charge Transport Modulation and Optical Absorption Switching in Organic Electronic Devices”. One problem is that I’m not the author of this thesis and that is something I have told Margit Schmöltz.

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Now I have update the blog to wordpress 2.7.1 If you find anything that do not work please drop me a note at peter@it-slav.net

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Most unix or Linux admins come across regular expressions occasionally. It is very powerful to handle text with and if you have understood it once it is handy to have an on-line reference source to quickly to lookup the syntax for what you want todo. My problem is that I always forget the syntax 🙂 […]

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The most common way if keeping track of the time in a computer is by counting the seconds since the day Unix was born, i.e. Jan 1 1970. This is called Unix Epoch and is used in all Posix system, including Windows. Feb 13 23:31:30 UTC is it 1234567890 seconds since Epoch, this is worth […]

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Peter Andersson is one of the most common names in Sweden, so if you want to track the correct Peter Andersson it can be hard. Today I got the following email: Dear Peter, I am writing on behalf of the German publishing house, VDM Dr. Müller. In the course of an Internet research I came […]

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Yesterday there was a visiting record: 101 unique human visitors. Some statistics about "An It-Slave in the digital saltmine" November 21:th: Days since the first post: 20 Unique human visitors: 911 Unique visits: 1422 Top 5 popular blogs: Create Cacti or op5 Statistics graphs with op5 VmWare ESX plugin: 231 visits Scroll LED for Nagios/op5 […]

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I could not resist buying R2D2 when I passed MC Donalds. I bought 3 and said it was to my kids. My colleagues told me that I have only 2 kids. Well, now it is standning next to my geek watch.

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