DevOps Consultant — Simon Jensen

Here should be some, not so random, introduction …


Fish Shell — The friendly interactive shell

Fish Shell — The friendly interactive shell
Okay, so I’m a sucker for theming my setups, admitted! I have no idea how many hours I spend tweaking my terminal in order to get the right colors, fonts and let’s not get started on additional git information that one can put in there … and so recently I came across the shell called Fish. Fish has apparently been around for quite some time, but it never found it’s way to my attention — After all, how often do you actually change your shell?
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MSSQL Bulk Inserts

MSSQL Bulk Inserts
I recently had to export data from a table on one MSSQL database and import it into another … a common and simple issue I guess. The problem was that the amount of data was too much for simply using the SQL Server Management Studio ( SSMS) data export guide and then opening the export in SSMS and running it as individual insert-statements — The export will work fine, but the import constantly failed due to an out of memory exception.
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Gulp — The streaming build system

Gulp — The streaming build system
I’ve recently wrote a post about Bower, how to add and maintain your dependencies. In connection to that I though it would be obvious to write a follow-up on how to build and manage your dependencies — And for this I found Gulp to be a really awesome tool! What is Gulp? Gulp basically works a set of “tasks” which describe what to do with your dependencies once you’ve included them in your project (for example using Bower) … Say you have a bunch of javascript files and that you would like to combine into one file — This could be one task in Gulp.
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