Installing and Maintaining Java part 3 MacOS

This is part of a larger series on installing and maintaining Java. To view the previous post, click here. Maintaining Java on MacOS is a bit complicated. Apple preinstalls a Java Development Kit package, and maintains it through it’s integrated update process. This means that you’ll have the latest version of the Oracle JDK. Unfortunately […]

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Installing and Maintaining Java part 2

Java is an odd language. It made Object Oriented programming mainstream. I introduced the concept of an interpretive layer to enable Write-Once-Run-Anywhere. Java also introduced the idea of runtime memory management. Prior to Java, developers had to use compilers specific to their hardware. While Java simplified development, it still required a hardware specific layer called […]

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RHCE Studying with RHEL 7

This is part of a larger series on earning an RHCE.  For the first article, click here, and for the one immediately previous to this one, click here. I’ve spent the last week thinking about how oddly slow I was at learning commands, not to mention the confusion I had with cutting and pasting.  Thus, […]

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RHCE Test Attempt 1

This is part of a larger series on earning an RHCE.  For the first article, click here, and for the one immediately previous to this one, click here. This week was my first attempt at the RHCE.  I did not succeed; however, in this attempt I realized that there are a few testing points that […]

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RHCSA/RHCE Exam Setup

This post is part of a larger series, and you can view the previous post here. This week I spent a couple of days dealing with education support.  Red Hat does not do all the proctoring of their exams.  Since I am planning on taking the test in the Twin Cities, it is proctored remotely […]

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The Red Hat Certified Journey

When I started looking at what certificate(s) I wanted to earn, I saw that RedHat has several certificates for all paths in IT.  With my 20+ years of experience as an administrator, I wanted to challenge myself and see what I could do in a year.  I figured that I could easily pass the Red […]

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This Simple Test Could Save Your Company

I didn’t really have much to talk about this week until I was reminded of a recent engagement. Thanks editor! The engagement wasn’t a complicated task. I was simply asked to look over existing infrastructure and development process and then recommend what needed to be adopted and changed to implement Continuous Integration / Deployment. Something […]

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