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Groningen: A Winning alternative to Amsterdam

My hometown is mentioned on CNN travel as one of the 17 places to visit in a modern-day Grand Tour of Europe. "Young and hip, Groningen is a winning alternative to Amsterdam. The canals and classic Dutch buildings are all in evidence, but without the bustling…

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Simultaneous green lights for bikes ...

For outsiders cycling in Groningen leaves an impression of utter chaos. Groningen is a cycling city, 60% of all traffic movement is done on bike. For me growing up with bikes in Groningen it comes as second nature. The awareness of being chaotic to outsiders…

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Change the Prism font-size

After implementing Prism I wanted to make the default font in which the code was displayed a bit smaller. By default the code font-size seems to be even bigger than the rest of the content.

My first thought was "ehh, just adjust the font-size" but that didn't work very well for the line numbers.

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F5 DevOps NetOps Summit

F5 asked me to give a presentation on my experiences with DevOps at KPN. The Summit was held at the MediaPlaza in Utrecht. A nice location. The presentation was built upon my experiences building a cloud facing IaaS platform. The slides for "DevOps at KPN,…

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Creating a snapshot via the vRA API

In this post I describe the 6 steps needed to create a snapshot of a VM via the vRealize Automation API. It took me a while to figure out how to verify the state of the request. The short version is that the "state" can be…

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