Author Archives: John Woodward

About John Woodward

Principal Consultant at Improving Enterprises, Inc.

Docker toolbox/Virtual Box network interfaces

Talking Windows 8 … trying to create a docker instance … and we would get a message like: Error setting up host only network on machine start: VirtualBox is configured with multiple host-only adapters with the same name “HostInterfaceNetworking-VirtualBox Host-Only … Continue reading

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Postman Doesn’t Start After Latest Update

Quick one here — Postman doesn’t seem to want to start on my Windows 8 box after the latest update. Did a good bit of digging, and …. can’t remember where I found this (I’ll provide a reference if I … Continue reading

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FreeNAS 11 & CentOS VM

Getting back to working on a Linux VM on my home server; I had installed CentOS in a VM but apparently missed some things. My server rebooted due to some updates and I could no longer get the VM to … Continue reading

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Quick fix for pgAdmin 4 v3.0 and Windows

I’m looking at switching to pgAdmin 4 v3.0 for interacting with my local postgres database that is used during development, along with a few fellow developers/friends looking at the same. Unfortunately, after installing pgAdmin 4 v3.0 and setting up a … Continue reading

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Quick git bash fork permission denied fix

Just had to post this one. Big kudos’ to the participants in this thread. We were tracking down an issue where a particular command worked on my laptop, but didn’t on my VM or my buddies corporate laptop. I run … Continue reading

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Postgres as Queue

We have a pretty simple need for a queue, and we’ve chosen to use the database as the queue. Stores send trace logs to our system every minute; in order to not tie them up with a long-running REST call, … Continue reading

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Eclipse and Conflicting Groovy Versions

Talking to a friend, he reminded me of an issue we had long ago … and he ran into again recently. Occasionally, doing groovy development in Eclipse, the IDE will occasionally complain about a conflicting version for the groovy compiler. … Continue reading

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