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Installing and Mintaining Python on MacOS

This is part of a larger series on installing and maintaining. To view the previous post, click here. Maintaining Python on MacOS requires some manual work. The Python installation that Apple includes and maintains as part of MacOS isn’t really suitable for development. So if you only care about running Python applications, you probably won’t […]

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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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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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