DevOps journey

Data to Report

https://matteoguadrini.github.io/posts/data-to-report/ 2021-07-25
Task report In the life of every system manager, sooner or later it has happened to do reporting, or by collecting data from logs, databases as diverse as LDAP servers. The thing you will surely have done is to collect data manually, using tools like grep and awk for configuration files and logs. $ cat example.log | grep 'ERROR' $ awk '{print $2}' example.log Or a bash script that analyzes each row and then selects only those of interest.

Happy Dinosauring

https://matteoguadrini.github.io/posts/happy-dinosauring/ 2021-07-18
Fun terminal tools There are very useful command line tools, which are used for daily administration, whatever the job you have to do, an example are find, grep, cat, less, etc. There are also more complex tools that require the study and consultation of manuals such as docker, vagrant, etc. and are for advanced users such as systems engineers and developers. Other tools are used … well, practically nothing, except to elicit a laugh.

Automate Font Preview

https://matteoguadrini.github.io/posts/automate-font-preview/ 2021-05-16
In the life of a designer or font maker, the need arises to see how a font looks on a certain image, with a certain color and size, or simply, have a reliable preview of the final result. To do this, graphical tools are required. Preview of a font To work with font previews, there are system previewers at the level of any operating system. This is a great starter tool to see what a font will look like on our project.

Samba File Server

https://matteoguadrini.github.io/posts/samba-file-server/ 2021-05-02
Why a file server? One of the most common ways to network Linux and Windows computers is to configure Samba as a File Server. This section covers setting up a Samba server to share files with Windows clients. Configure Samba First of all, you have to prepare your machine with everything you need. To do this server, I’m using a Fedora 33 server OS. Let’s start by installing the packages needed to make our server a Samba file server.