Ethernet and Coffee

The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter (NYT article)

The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter

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

Wireshark’s tcp.

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.