A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

List open files of a dedicated process

An open file may be a regular file, a directory, a block special file, a character special file, an executing text reference, a library, a stream or a network file (Internet socket, NFS file or UNIX domain socket.) A specific file or all the files in a file system may be selected by path.

Linux man page

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Using watch to monitor processes

Using Linux you can monitor processes with watch. It executes a program periodically, showing the output in full screen.

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Generate random log events for logstash

Instead of using stdin, logstash also offers the generator input plugin for generating random log events. You can either use a single message or multiple messages in lines.

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Grok debugger

A collection of online grok debuggers. For instance they can be used to find grok patterns in logstash.

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Download a list of url's in Python

This article covers how to download a url in python.

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Check character type

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Use CharacterIterator to iterate over the characters of a String

This post is migrated from an article of my dokuWiki.

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Cleanup abas ERP folders

As I cleanup my Mercurial SCM repositories, I found some snippets and gems I have used working as an abas ERP consultant. Each snippet has its purpose and keeps your system clean.

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logstash configuration for Dropwizard Metrics

Dropwizard Metrics generates application metrics for Java applications. This post demonstrates an example of the Slf4jReporter and its logstash configuration.

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