This week starts with Admincamp in Gelsenkirchen. Thanks Rudi Knegt and team for this awesome event! The conference or lets name it camp was real fun. In the end I did three sessions and a workshop. You can find download links to all slides and used files in this article or on https://stoeps.de/speaking/2018/. I learned and heared a lot of interesting stuff around IBM Notes, IBM Connections and Sametime. You can get most of the session slides through the Admincamp agenda. Save the date! Next https://admincamp.de will take place from 25. to 27. March 2019 here in Gelsenkirchen. Here can you find my session slides (all talks were held in english), but maybe you can run them through deepl or Google Translate.

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Watson Workspace Clients are only available for Windows and Mac OS. I’m a 100% Linux user on my devices and I use a Windows virtual machine only if I can’t avoid it. To communicate with colleagues, IBM and DNUG I need to use Watson Workplace, opening the web view is possible, but then I need to search the right tab or forget to open it. Since some weeks there is Zoom (Web / Video meetings) integrated with Watson Workspace too.: Watson Workspace clients are based on Electron. I’m not a big fan of Electron clients, most of them are big and need tons of system resources.

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And the second linkdump with contents I read that week. I don’t like the idea, sounds very 1984: Wi-Fiber is creating safer cities by combining wireless tech, smart streetlights Never tried multi-stage Dockerfiles, but sounds interesting to get red of libraries and installer files: Fun with Multi-stage Dockerfiles Most interesting for me was the part about the available docker images carpedm20/awesome-hacking I use Shaarli to store links (on mobile and my computers), which are not saved to my Readlater stuff in Wallabag, but I will give the console tool Buku a chance next week.

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After some deployments of IBM Connections pink and IBM Cloud private, I want to share some tools, links and hopefully helpful information around these products. Sources to start with troubleshooting Orientme Blogs: Nico Meisenzahl Socially Integrated IBM Think: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right—Troubleshooting IBM Connections IBM Technotes: If Redis is not reachable, Indexing and Analysis tries to reconnect for 8 times and then fails Mongo and Redis Pods in an Unknown State Some shortcuts, commands and tools During my reading and researches, I optimized some of the shown scripts in the above mentioned links.

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With IBM Connections 6 you can deploy the additional component Orient Me, which provides the first microservices which will build the new IBM Connections pink. Orient Me is installed on top of IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers (CFC) a new product to help with clustering and orchestrating of the Docker containers. Klaus Bild showed in a blog post some weeks ago how to add a container with Kibana to use the deployed Elasticsearch for visualizing the environment. I found two issues with the deployed Elasticsearch container, but let me explain from the beginning. On Monday I checked my demo server and the disk was full, so I searched a little bit and found that Elasticsearch is using around 50GB of disk space for the indices.

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