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20 Years of Blogging

On June 4, 2002 I started a blog with a post that simply said: Oy… I started this just for fun.. I prolly wont continue to use it, and there is no way for me to delete my account, hmm… %) In retrospect, this is pretty hilarious. I’ve now had a blog for over 20 […]

Common OpenStack Deployments released!

Back in the fall of 2014 I signed a contract with Prentice Hall that began my work on my second book, Common OpenStack Deployments. This was the first book I was writing from scratch and the first where I was the lead author (the first books I was co-author on were the 8th and 9th […]

The Official Ubuntu Book, 9th Edition released!

Back in 2014 I had the opportunity to lend my expertise to the 8th edition of The Official Ubuntu Book and began my path into authorship. Since then, I’ve completed the first edition of Common OpenStack Deployments, coming out in September. I was thrilled this year when Matthew Helmke invited me back to work on […]

The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th Edition now available!

This past spring I had the great opportunity to work with Matthew Helmke, José Antonio Rey and Debra Williams of Pearson on the 8th edition of The Official Ubuntu Book. In addition to the obvious task of updating content, one of our most important tasks was working to “future proof” the book more by doing […]