10 thoughts: Eastern Europe

For now I don’t have anything special in my engineering path to share with IT community. One way I would suggest you, my dear reader (if you really exist) – relax and take my thoughts about travelling.

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Nice mustache, sir! Jenkins 2.x tips and tricks

One year ago the first Jenkins 2.x release has changed the product paradigm dramatically. Now you don’t have to waste hours clicking UI buttons calling shell scripts from stage windows. Now you can do almost everything from a source code.

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Cheatsheet: Git

This cheatsheet is inspired by Git Book I’ve read a few days ago. Getting some useful stuff from other sources, I’ve built a list of commands which seem quite useful for my workflow.

Won’t chit-chat about version control importance and Git domination. You know it all. Just take a look what’s here.

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Configure OSSEC to send alerts from Gmail

Setting up any system analyzer, we want to always keep a track on all events happened in our machines. The best way to make that – email alerts. It means every time when application gets alert, it’s going to forward the copy of it to your email.

By default applications like OSSEC supports only local mail servers. But what if we just don’t have them? What if we use only tools like Gmail, Yahoo etc.? At that rate we could build mail relay listening on 25 port for applications work.

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10 thoughts: Baltic trip

At the beginning of April I got a chance to do what I like the most – travel. I was interested to explore Baltic coast, my home country neighbors. Here are Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. Also I  desired to visit Kaliningrad, the place between two different histories. It was challenging because of different cultures, proximity, European architecture, cheap pricing. And just for interest. You know, you might go to more popular destinations at any time in your life. But such journeys are reasonable only in youth.

So, here is my trip map and now I’m going to note 10 distinct impressions I was felt.

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