Estimating and Projecting Future Data-Use at a Basic Level
Recently I was in a game-development group, and the topic of storing “chat” messages came up. At one point, someone mentioned that “if we store them all to the database it will get huge”. Regardless of whether storing chat messages in the database “forever” is a good thing or not, what I want to discuss […]
Automating libvirt networking with minimal pain
A few weeks ago I started a project to experiment with kvm / libvirt / qemu virtualization on CentOS 8.2. Getting qemu and libvirt all setup was relatively easy, and went pretty painlessly. After that, setting up network bridges went relatively well also. However, when it got to networking, things got a little less pleasant. […]
If you’ve discounted PHP as a good choice for web programming, you should seriously reconsider.
In 2001 I got my start in programming. It was a very basic start: my (to-be) stepdad was teaching me about a “chat response bot” he was working on, and showing me things. I don’t recall the language he was using anymore, but later, in 2002, I started learning HTML. In the middle of 2002, […]