Saturday, 23 Mar 2019

message to stockholders and financial analysts

I would like to issue the follow message to stockholders and financial analysts: stop messing up the economy even more! Okay, pause, take a deep breath, go out into the woods if you have some nearby, or a walk in the park. Enjoy some clean air, the company of friends. Clear your mind of all […]

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captcha image permission error in contact form 7

I found a little snag in the contact form 7 plugin for wordpress by Takayuki Miyoshi when using it in combination with suphp. The plugin temporarily stores the captcha image in your uploads directory, and does so with permissions set to 0700, which makes sense security wise. When using it in combination with suphp though, […]

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Iron Maiden – Assen

Yesterday ( August 16th): the day had come, a day I had been looking forward to for months: the Iron Maiden concert. The first concert ever on the well-known TT Circuit in Assen. I would like to take the opportunity to thank my ex-wife Petra for the ticket, fantastic birthday present! FTTB All right, my […]

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overloaded

No, I am not overloaded, though I’m not far from it sometimes, but my trusted mailserver is almost there. All day long there’s been a close to inifine flow of spam, bounces and other junk storming into my mailbox. As some of you may know, I’ve got a powerful IBM server running FreeBSD here at […]

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vmware ESXi

Vmware released it’s answer to Microsoft’s Hyper-V product today: a free to download and using 32MB diskspace of footprint Hypervisor. This can only mean that the virtualisation market is gearing up for one heck of a competition run, maybe even a full-out war. Frankly, Vmware has the lead right now, they are market leader in […]

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Hyper-V: why you do not want it

Microsoft has released a ‘final’ version of Hyper-V, it’s virtualisation product, it seems however, only a shadow of what Xen and VmWare can offer customers when it comes to Enterprise level virtualisation. This article will explain Hyper-V, and why it’s a very poor choice for virtualisation indeed. About Hyper-V Hyper-V is Microsoft’s implementation of a […]

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new goodie, inbound

I ordered something from the Iron Maiden official store today, the tour shirt for the Somewhere back in time tour, that is currently running. They are coming to Assen, The Netherlands in August, and I have a ticket. (with special thanks to my ex-wife, who gave it to me for my birthday, thanks sweetie!!!) Here’s […]

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And suddenly….

A letter from our lawyer, who handles our joint request for divorce, arrived The judge has declared to agree with what Petra and I decided, and has confirmed that with a signature I immediately send the lawyer a confirmation (that we agree with the verdict/decree, which is a sort of final check) and that he […]

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weird day, ditto week

I expect today to be pretty weird in the chaotic sense. Petra (my ex wife) will be subjected to surgery on her armpit. Last time she went in for surgery, she came out of the anesthetic pretty darn well and quickly too, and she was out of the hospital within an hour after surgery. Let’s […]

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