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Linux process scheduling

I read an informative and interesting article today at Opensource.com about process scheduling in Linux, CFS: Completely fair process scheduling in Linux. It goes into some detail about the Linux Completely Fair Scheduler which has been around now for a…

Yet another book contract

I have just signed with Apress for third book about Linux. With two books now in the pipeline it looks like I will be busy for a while. I do not have definitive dates when these books will be on…

New book in the works

This morning I signed a contract to write another book for Apress. This book will also be about Linux but it will be different from my first book, The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins. I cannot divulge more about it at…

“The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins” is now available in electronic formats

My book, The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins, is now available for purchase in epub formats on line at Apress and Amazon. The print version is coming soon.

Site problem solved

Due to some apparent data corruption in the MySQL database that stores the page and post content for this web site, the static pages were temporarily unable to be viewed. The data appeared to be there but it could not…

Book availability dates revised

The availability dates for my book, “The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins,” has been revised. Both the hardcopy (paperback) and the ebook versions are now scheduled to be available on September 21, 2018. This means that they will be on the…

About my Book – “The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins”

The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins ISBN 978-1-4842-3729-8 Apress Amazon Barnes and Noble Availability dates revised. Expected hardcopy availability, September 21, 2018 Expected ebook availability, September 21, 2018 Apress, my publisher, has sent pre-release information about my new book, “The Linux Philosophy…

First draft complete

I have completed the first draft of my book and all of my 26 chapters have been submitted to my publisher. Of those chapters, 24 have already been  reviewed by Ben Cotton, my technical reviewer, and revised as necessary. I have…

Welcome to my renovated blog

I have just renovated my personal blog – yes, this one – because I have some interesting news coming up soon. I will share it as soon as I can, and I am very excited. All of the old stuff you…