Allow macOS blocked system extension remotely

Now for something completely different, a rather peculiar problem I had with macOS Gatekeeper which I would like to share and potentially save you a lot of time. Besides all hours at the office, I work remotely a lot and recently I had a project where huge amounts of data had to be transported to…

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MariaDB migration to MySQL

In my last post I’ve explained how and why we need MySQL instead of the default MariaDB from the Debian repo. In the post, I’ve stated that I’ve assumed that there isn’t already a MariaDB installation active. But what when there is? Then we have to migrate from MariaDB to MySQL. It looks simple, but…

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MySQL instead of MariaDB on Debian

MySQL instead of MariaDB… At my current employer, I’ve introduced Debian as the poison of choice for all managed servers, instead of the more exotic FreeBSD. I believe there’re nothing wrong with FreeBSD, on the contrary, but getting support or fully qualified personnel is way more difficult for a company our size. Anyway, what does…

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Blog post frequency

When I started this blog in February 2017 the plan was to post every 3 days and with a short break now and then, I’ve succeeded. But now, these last couple of months, I’ve found it hard to fill these pages with new content. So, what’s the deal? In 2017 I was a Linux rookie…

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