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the notion is how do we stay productive!

I love staying productive and you know what, I don’t quite know how to sale Notion to you. This tool completely changed the way I manage and think about studying or working both personally and professionally. It was like when I started writing code with terraform a declarative language used to build infrastructures in the cloud for the first time. You begin to understand how your own thought processes come together in the way you work without getting too philosophical.

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damn, it's been a while, time to update

We ponder and spend hours googling for ways to create our own space on the internet and it turns into this. Think it is time this gets a refresh. The challenge again now is, do I change the stack or stick with github pages. The alternatives for static free hosting solutions are countless even with a simple cms backend, there are all sorts of supported frameworks like strapi available. Going to ponder about my options and come back.

site is still alive :)

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simple perspective on building infrastructure as code

For some time over the last few years, engineers with a finger on the beat, would have heard the term infrastructure as code and often wondered how they go about implementing this.

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gotchas when setting up mongoDB replication

When recently building an AWS environment consisting of a number of resources including a replication cluster for MongoDB on a standard linux amazon EC2 instance, I encountered a few minor issues with how the documentation on MongoDB not necessarily covering all basis for how one might go about setting up a replica set.

start to small data yourself [Part 1]

You know the Neanderthals are said to have died out because they chose not to adapt to their changing environment. This theory was founded based on information data gleaned from research gathered across various sites across the world.

why i use powershell openSSH over putty

_Disclaimer: This is not an exhaustive post on why Openssh via chocolatey on Powershell is better than putty, I think it’s ease of use, and simplicity makes it a suitable organic replacement for putty.