• NixOS & Enlightenment

    NixOS is the latest and greatest in terms of system configuration management. Think of how configuration management tools like Ansible or Packer.io allow you to define the run-time configuration of you machine in a state-ful way. Combine that with the power of what is the Nix package manager, and you...


  • JenkinsX on Kubernetes Cluster-API

    JenkinsX is the next iteration of the Jenkins CI engine that is geared towards a cloud-native kubernetes setting. Instead of the more broad approach taken previously, JenkinsX focuses on Kubernetes native continuous-integration by relying on an engine Tekton to define its jobs and pipelines inside of kubernetes. Cluster-API AWS I’m...


  • Tour de Taiwan Part 2

    This is a continuation of the Taiwan bicycling trip. It commences as a direct flight from Taipei to Osaka. The trip was designated an exploratory adventure in Japan, and it was convenient because the flight connection allowed this leg of the journey to take place. I likely would have not...


  • Tour de Taiwan

    This is a Giant Cycling Adventures trip that was inspired from my first trip to Taiwan and biking the countryside. This trip is a formal tour that circles the entire island! Day 1 - Starting in Florida My trip began as a business trip in Tampa. I woke up around...


  • Halifax

    A weekend trip to Canada! This adventure was another cycling-inspired trip that had me visiting the beautiful Canadian province of Nova Scotia. After hearing about the terrific cycling infrastructure in the Halifax area, I decided it was well worth a trip up for a long weekend. At the time I...