IPv6 Updates

All of the Azuretek services are now running IPv6! I migrated all of my services to Host Virtual for geographic diversity at a good price but also for their IPv6 support. As part of the migration I decided to upgrade the AbiDNS service to support IPv6 natively. AbiDNS is ready to go with IPv6, our DNS servers have been updated… Read more →

Craphost.com and WTFServe.com

I’m in the process of doing some upgrade to our current infrastructure, part of this upgrade is also to add new services to the Azuretek Web Services roster. Right now we only have been doing OpenVZ based VPSes with pretty good success at wtfserve.com. Recently however we’ve decided to invest a lot of time and money into bigger and better… Read more →

I am voting for…


If you’re an American of the United States variety you may have noticed there’s an election going on, and on, and on, and on. It’s been a long standing tradition amongst our culture in this great nation to stretch out events as long as possible, if you’re not picking out presents in August you might as well end it all now because god knows your grandchildren need new socks at the ready for that special day oh so many months away. Read more →

Atheist Bus

I’ve been reading a lot of back and forth between atheists and theists regarding the Atheist Bus Campaign, and I feel like the major idea behind the campaign is being lost. This isn’t about being anti-religion or pro anything, it’s about letting people know it’s ok to not have a belief in god, that you’re not evil or immoral if… Read more →

Gooncity, from SomethingAwful

I’m sure most have seen this by now but this project is still growing and you should see it every couple weeks to see the progress. GoonCity This project was started by a goon (Ryan Allen) with lots of artistic talent at the SA forums, and it immediately snowballed. The idea is similar to previous projects such as the blue… Read more →

HTML, CSS, and Positioning

As many may have noticed I now have a brand new layout and I’m really digging it. It didn’t come with it’s share of problems though and I’ll point them out here. I started with the base layout, it’s called Aeros it was put together by Joe at thebuckmaster.com. I didn’t change too much but I did make some changes… Read more →

My Job, Syslog, and Splunk

I have been working as the Senior Systems Engineer in the operations group at a company called Airbiquity for the past year or so. As part of my daily job I come into contact with many new and interesting products and things that help me do my job better. Firstly, how often do you find that you need to constantly… Read more →

Job Search

So as some of you may know, I’ve been looking for a new job. If anyone knows of any job openings just let me know. So far I’ve applied to a few but due to the holiday season only a couple have gotten back to me in a timely manner. I hope to get some word back come the new… Read more →

Samsung Blackjack

So I received my blackjack yesterday, so far I’d have to say it’s pretty neat. I’m enjoying it a lot. My only issues is the battery life, also moving my contacts over was a little more time consuming than I’d have hoped. I still haven’t tried to write any applications for it but after I’m all moved I’ll give that… Read more →


NetRiver is officially using Joomla as a CMS solution. Because of this I’m working on a way to automate installation and templating from our development team. Currently it takes me about 3 hours of modification to successfully template a Joomla install. I’m working on a way to automate most of the process and basically get those 3 hours of my… Read more →