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Building or Rebuilding a MySQL Slave Instance

MySQL master-slave setups using log positioning are fairly common practice. Occasionally, the slave instance becomes corrupt or out-of-sync with the master. These steps will help reset the master instance and establish a new starting point for bin logging. On the master, reset the master and lock the tables. Next, show the master status to obtain bin log position information. Note…

Using hiera-eyaml in Visual Studio Code

I've been working with hiera's awesome eyaml backend to encrypt secrets, certificates, and keys within Puppet. As it turns out, there's an extension available for Visual Studio Code that allows for encryption and decryption of hiera eyaml data directly within the editor. Here's how to set it up!

Paint

It’s finally happening!  It’s been almost 3 years since I purchased the CRX from South Carolina.  Now that the body was work completed, it’s time for a new coat of paint.  I was able to schedule time with Heritage Auto Collision in Carlisle, PA to have the CRX painted.  Dan and his team painted the entire chassis, fenders, engine bay,…