Software delivery is hard, plenty of people all over this planet are struggling with delivering software in their own controlled environment. They have invented great patterns that will build an artifact, then do some magic and the application is up and running.
Some weeks ago I removed some files on my system I wish I didn't cause I still needed them.
Since I use some encrypted containers in dropbox I figured I could recover them from this nifty service. But in the logs of dropbox those files are obviously also encrypted. So that was a no go.
While automating the deployment and configuration of Oracle 12c installations, I've had a need to be able to detect and automatically disable certain features which require extra licensing fees.
Some of these extra features graciously enabled by default by Oracle are:
Here is a good news for the vagrant users that still use VirtualBox.
While vagrant has support for many other providers, I guess that VirtualBox is probably still
in the top 3.
During this time of the year in Belgium most people needs to fill in their taxes forms.
Since a few years the Belgium government provided an electronic way to accomplish this task. Using a digital passport you can authenticate yourself.
I wanted to use this nice tool so I had to configure my local setup to have it all glued together on my linux machine.