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How to have one function wait for another function to finish processing in javascript using chaining?

I have a function that pulls an array from firebase via its rest api, which I need to input into another function to create a calendar.The following …

JavaScript

Monitor the performance of any command line program with this single command

I have been executing a lot of bash scripts and one-off processes on the linux command line recently, and was curious about how to monitor the CPU …

Linux

5 Great Apps for Visual Disk Usage in Linux, Ubuntu

<b>Review of 5 great apps to analyze disk space usage in Linux, Ubuntu systems.</b><p>Filelight<p>Filelight is a GUI based KDE app, provides a sunburst …

Linux

7 fastest-growing flower seeds for the perfect summer garden

It's not too late to get some gorgeous summer colour in your outdoor space.<p><b>If you can’t find the time to spend hours pruning and preening your backyard, finding flower seeds that grow quickly is essential.</b><p>The team at GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk have looked into the plants and flowers that grow the …

Gardening

How to find a process by name on your Linux data center servers

pidof and pgrep are two commands every Linux admin should know. You may not ever need them--but if you do, you'll be glad they are in your …

Linux

A Performance Cheat Sheet for MongoDB

Database performance affects organizational performance, and we tend to want to look for a quick fix. There are many different avenues to improve …

Databases

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

The Brain

Locking Down Linux: Using Ubuntu as Your Primary OS, Part 1 (Physical Attack Defense)

Windows 10 and macOS have poor reputations when it comes to customer privacy and user policies. In addition, our steady flow of hacking Windows 10 …

Linux

Getting Started With Vagrant Is Easier Than You Think

The second most quoted saying in enterprise IT must be “well, it works on my machine” only to be slightly edged out by “it must be the network” and …

DevOps

Synchronous vs asynchronous replication: Order of events during data writes

GlassHouse Technologies<p>Follow:<p><b>Synchronous vs asynchronous replication: How do they differ with regard to the order of events during data writes?</b><p>When …

Databases

Simplify DevOps with Jupyter Notebook

Jupyter Notebook is a fantastic tool for data exploration. It <b>combines markdown text, executable code, and output all inside a single document served</b> …

DevOps

Build a simple app using Node JS and MySQL.

Hello world!. In this tutorial, we are going to build a simple CRUD application using Node JS and MySQL.<p>The image above shows the app. It is an …

JavaScript

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

NoSQL Databases Overview

The acronym NoSQL was coined in 1998. Many people think NoSQL is a derogatory term created to poke at SQL. In reality, the term means Not Only SQL. …

Databases

How to Setup a Simple Apache Web Server in a Docker Container

If you are a Linux system administrator who provides support for developers, chances are you’ve heard of Docker. If not, this software solution will …

Linux

Easy Split Pea Soup

Miso paste, a traditional Japanese ingredient made from fermenting soybeans, enriches this soup with a deep, savory flavor and enhances the creamy …

Recipes

YAML: probably not so great after all

Written on 4 Sep 2016 − last updated on 27 Dec 2017.<p>I previously wrote why using JSON for human-editable configuration files is a bad idea. Today …

Programming

MySQL High Availability at GitHub

GitHub uses MySQL as its main datastore for all things non-git, and its availability is critical to GitHub’s operation. The site itself, GitHub’s …

DevOps

How to make beautiful, simple CLI apps with Node

Channel your inner Sindre Sohrus and ship a beautifully simple CLI app using Node.<p>Command line apps are a neat way to package repetitive tasks. This …

JavaScript

7 Simple Cures for Smelly Feet

Here's how to get rid of foot odor for good.<p>Maybe you like to do hot yoga. Maybe you like to wear Vans slip-ons with no socks. And maybe you once left a container of fruit in your gym bag for a week. Either way, no judgment here. In fact, you're not alone if you’ve got some gear so ripe it has to …

Cleaning

Introducing JavaScript Objects

This post is originally published to my blog.<p>Object is the way of storing group of data in key-value pairs. Object is denoted by symbol { }.<p>Let say …

JavaScript

OrbitPen Fidget Pen Hits Kickstarter

Keep Pursuing has once again taken to Kickstarter to launch their latest creation in the form of the OrbitPen, designed to be the ultimate fidget pen …

Crowd Funding

Learn the 3 most up-to-date ways to significantly boost your Raspberry Pi performance

How to Overclock you Raspberry Pi 3<p>Raspberry Pi Overclocking Options<p>The configuration for the overclocking is set up in the /boot/config.txt file. …

Raspberry Pi

How to Mount and Use an exFAT Drive on Ubuntu Linux

<i>Brief: This quick tutorial shows you how to enable exFAT file system support on Ubuntu and other Ubuntu-based Linux distributions. This way you won’t</i> …

How to Resize Partition in Windows 10 | Change Partition Size

<b>NTFS</b> <b>(New Technology File System)</b> is a file system incorporated by Microsoft from Windows 2000 systems where NTFS replaces FAT.NTFS has numerous …

What is a good internet speed, really?

What is a good internet speed? That depends on your needs, but if you’re looking to upgrade your service, having an idea of what internet speeds you …

IDG Contributor Network: How to waste $5M on containerized infrastructure

“We’ve built a 70,000-node Mesos cluster for our developers, but they won’t use it. Can you help?” This was the beginning of a conversation with the …

Résumés

IDG Contributor Network: SRE vs DevOps: What's the difference?

In today’s always-on digital economy, DevOps is quickly becoming as mainstream as the cloud. Indeed, DevOps was born out of a need for faster …

Quickly Switching Between Two Branches in Git

git checkout - checks out the last branch you were working on.<p>Do you find yourself needing to switch between the same two branches in git again and …

What An Autonomous Database Means To Me: 5 Expert Views

Director of Content Strategy<p>This article originally appeared on Forbes on Oracle Voice. http://ora.cl/xt3IY<p>Larry Ellison, Oracle’s cofounder, …