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An AWS pricing investigation

In the last two years I have been playing with AWS pricing data, trying to answer questions like: What is the price of the Windows License on AWS? link What is the price of SQL server licenses on AWS? link Are there better price performance configurations to buy SQL server Licenses? link Don’t use 1 vcpu instance What is the price of RedHat licenses on AWS? link Are there better price performance configurations to buy RHEL ? Read more...

How to exclude running Google Analytics when running Hugo server

From: How to Exclude Google Analytics When Running Under Hugo Local Server from 2018 with love :) If you are not using a theme that already excludes Google Analytics, then you should use the following piece of hugo code. In my case, I added this code into layouts/partials/custom-header.html {{- if not .Site.IsServer -}} {{ template "_internal/google_analytics.html" . }} {{- end -}} Read more...

How to get a random number in bash

Use the $RANDOM. $RANDOM returns a number between 0 and 32767. To get a random number between 0 and 50 you can use $ echo $[RANDOM%50] $ # or $ echo $((RANDOM%50)) To get a random number between 1 and 50 you can use $ echo $[RANDOM%50+1] $ # or $ echo $((RANDOM%50+1)) Read more...

How to solve Outlook cannot parse the property 'TRIGGER'

This errors is due to what seems to be an incompatibility between Google calendar reminders and Outlook. I guess that Google uses some proprietary content in the iCal that Outlook does not manage. Result: I do not have reminders in Outlook :( but the otherwise the calendar works well. Read more...