Author Archives: erictummers

About erictummers

Working in a DevOps team is the best thing that happened to me. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.

I’m Eric Tummers, Software Architect at Statistics Netherlands, and this is how I work

My jobs description says Software Architect. I’m guiding my team through the technical hurdles and do some programming/testing/analysing myself. We follow the scrum guide and are working towards continuous integration and deployment. We do this in small steps. Every sprint … Continue reading

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MacBook Air M1

My company provided me with a MacBook Air M1. So the trusty MacBook Pro 15 inch from 2015 has been replaced for everything work related. Is this a happy day? The good, the bad and the ugly. Good Boot time, … Continue reading

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Azure Devops Server – register agent for selenium tests

We are migrating from TFS2017 to Azure Devops Server. Everything seems to work after the test migration – except for running selenium tests. The old method with the test agent installation has been deprecated. Microsoft expects us to register an … Continue reading

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Fixed drag-and-drop on my Macbook

For some time I’ve been having trouble with drag-and-drop on my Macbook. In the finder a popup would show or the file rename action would trigger. Turns out there is a setting I missed during one of the MacOs upgrades. … Continue reading

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Automate changes in SSIS packages

We use Sql Server Integration Services (SSIS) for importing and exporting data. The number of SSIS packages is stil growing and on writing this post we have 35 of them. Changing the database connectionstring for development means opening and editing … Continue reading

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