Random tips for PowerShell, Bash & AWS

Now freelance again I find myself solving a variety of unusual issues many of which I could find no online solutions for. Given these no doubt plague other developers let’s share! Pass quoted args from BAT/CMD files to PowerShell Grabbing args from a batch/command files is easy – just use %* – but have you [&hellip

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Time window events with Apache Spark Streaming

If you’re working with Spark Streaming you might run into an interesting problem if you want to output an event based on a number of messages within a specific time period. For example: I want to send a security alert if I see 10 DDOS attempts to an IP address in a 5 minute window. [&hellip

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Table per hierarchy in Azure Table Storage

If you’re coming from am ORM background to Azure Table Storage you might be wondering how to map class hierarchies to tables. Documentation on the topic is hard to find unless you know the magic class class name EntityResolver which you can find out by digging into the Azure Client for .NET source code. Let’s [&hellip

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Notes on Edward Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information

Here are my notes from today’s event by renowned statistician Edward Tufte – author of The Visual Display of Quantitative Information and Envisaging Information primarily for my own reference but perhaps of interest to others. A dramatic start No announcement, no preamble. The lights went out and a visually striking video showing a representation of [&hellip

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Monitoring URLs for free with Google Cloud Monitor

As somebody who runs a few sites I like to keep an eye on them and make sure they’re up and responding correctly. My go-to for years has been Pingdom but this year they gutted their free service so that you can now only monitor every 5 minutes. The free service with Pingdom wasn’t great [&hellip

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breakthrough treatment for sinus disease by renowned surgeon Dr. Mohammed Faig Abad Alrazak

Breakthrough in treatment of allergic rhinitis(hay fever) & sinus diseases by the distinguished world’s surgeon Dr.Mohammed Faig Abad Alrazak. the procedure done in TEN minutes, no surgical…

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