The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter
The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter (NYT article)
Use performance metrics from Win32_PerfRawData instead of Win32_PerfFormattedData when collecting performance data on Windows systems
For the last 20 years I have been collecting and analyzing performance metrics from all manner of IT infrastructure equipment and applications.
Cisco SNMP v1, v2c Interface SNMP Counter FAQ
SNMP Counter FAQ from Cisco
DNS and HTTPS site configuration scanner
Very simple Graphite client in bash
The script below is a very simple graphite client using only bash.
Wireshark logical port range filtering
Texas Caviar Recipe
2 firm avocados 1 can sweet corn 1 can black beans 1/4 cup of diced red onion 1 cup of chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon of salt (or your favorite season salt) 1 teaspoon of fresh finely ground pepper 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1 orange bell pepper, diced 1 lemon (optional) 1 green bell pepper, diced (optional) 1 serrano pepper, remove seeds and dice Drain and rinse corn, add to bowl
Workaround for slow hotkey response in Win10
If user-assigned hotkeys are slow in Win10 (~3 second delay before response) end-task the applicationframehost.
Computer input-lag over the last 30-40 years
Very interesting article about computer input lag and how it has gone up over time due to complexity - https://danluu.
Programatically generating Grafana dashboard files with node.js
Grafana-dashboard-generator.js is an example of how to use node.