DYI Homemade Carbonated Water

It's possible (and very easy) to make carbonated water without purchasing cases or bottles at the grocery store. Making bubbly beverages at home saves money and produces less waste, and it only takes a minute to make.

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!