ARCHIVES March 2016

Laptop and eGPU Part 1 – Hardware

Equipment MacBookPro or MacBookAir with Thunderbolt 2 port(s) Akitio Thunder2 PCIe Box GeForce GPU capable of CUDA, Maxwell generation or newer http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/cuda/supported-gpus Bplus SWEX : ATX Power Supply Power ON switch ATX PC Power Supply (>400W) StarTech BEZELWRKIT ATX Case Front Bezel Wire Kit 4 Pcs Green Black Latching On/Off SPST Round Rocker Switch The…




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AWS CodeCommit on OSX

Surprisingly, there are a few steps to get started on  AWS CodeCommit…from a fresh OSX laptop. After bouncing around the AWS documentation…here are the steps. 1. Install brew /usr/bin/ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)” 2. install python and pip and aws cli brew install python git sudo easy_install pip sudo pip install awscli 3. Configure your keys —…




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Cassandra in a Container – Under the Hood

Wanted to show more of the magic that’s going on behind the scenes in Cassandra in a Container on OSX.  The domain specific shell here is doing a bit of remembering for you: 1. It is remembering the location of containers in your project directory 2. Finding DockerFiles recursively within that directory and makes them avail.…




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Cassandra in a Container on OSX

Getting Your Laptop Setup Let’s get Cassandra running, using containers to keep the runtime environment similar to what it would be in production.  We are focusing on OSX only and will use a few tools that are freely available to make it all work. 1. Install Brew 2. Install CaskRoom brew tap caskroom/cask 3.  Install…




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