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The rollBak

Apr 2, 2018

What's New? 


Engineering Infrastructure 

  • Familiar Platforms 
  • Strengths and Weaknesses 
  • Favorite 


Software and Automation 

  • What have you used? 
  • What do you want to use? 
  • What are you training for? 


Notable Failures 

  • When have you had to scrap a solution together? 
  • Know what you know now, what...

Mar 18, 2018

Starting Out 

Junior Level : 

  • ISP Phone Support   
  • Field Tech   
  • Help Desk   
  • Desktop Support Specialist  
  • Junior Developer  

Intermediate – Mid Level:  

  • NOC/SOC 
  • Jr. Sysadmin  

Mid to Senior Role:  

  • Sysadmin/Infrastructure Support 
  • Jr. Devops Engineer 
  • Cloud Engineer 
  • Security Analyst 

Mar 5, 2018


JetBrains – IntelliJ, DataGrip, PyCharm, ReSharper 


Sublime Text 


sql-cli -- npm installer. Can connect to Azure from CLI in Linux terminal. 




VS Code 

Feb 21, 2018

Networking Horror Stories

Roundtable (News, updates, etc):

  • Chris, Linux Enthusiast and Windows Purist
  • Phil, Cloud Architect Extraordinaire
  • Mike, Windows Engineer and PowerShell Programmer


Networking Horror Stories:

  • Chris vs The Scissor Lift
  • Phil and the Intern: “What’s the worst that can happen?”
  • Press 1. for...