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Monthly Archive for January, 2011


While in Redmond, I’ve discovered two delicious sources of food.  One is the medium especial salsa and restaurant-style tortilla chips from Trader Joe’s. It’s a great mix of heat and salty, mmm. The other is the coconut curry from Tandoori Fire just down the street. I’ve been trying new Indian places lately and have re-discovered […]

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I learned a hard lesson in PostgreSQL administration, in particular what happens when tables aren’t vacuumed. I come from a MySQL background and haven’t fully learned what it takes to keep Postgres humming along. I had recently moved the OpenNMS database to another host in an attempt to throw more spindles at a UI slowness […]

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California New Years

For New Years, I had Thursday and Friday off work. I haven’t been on a good road trip since moving, and I was itching to go explore and see some sun. I had the loose idea of driving to SF, then following the 101 back up the coast since I’d only covered half way long […]

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