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.

Unittesting R scripts

We’re building a solution that uses some R scripts for data analysis and cleanup. The R scripts are tested during the integration phase when the database is available. We would like to test the scripts when new versions are pushed … Continue reading

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The Unicorn Project

During lockdown I’ve been reading The Unicorn Project. The follow-up to The Phoenix Project. Again a very entertaining writing about the rocky road to get the IT department to the next level. I’ve read this book after I’ve read The … Continue reading

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Renew certificate 2020 edition

It’s that time of the year to renew my certificate. In my Renew certificate 2017 edition post I wrote about switching to another source, that now has reached the end of the 3 free certificates. Time to switch again 🙄 A … Continue reading

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Restore IFTTT applets

Since november IFTTT limits free users to 3 custom applets. More info on ifttt.com https://help.ifttt.com/hc/en-us/articles/360055682873-What-happens-if-I-do-not-upgrade-to-IFTTT-Pro- Today I did a checkup on my applets and noticed that 3 very old applets were left. My most used applets are in the archive. … Continue reading

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Lift and shift SSIS package

We use Sql Server Integration Services (SSIS) to import text files into our database. The dtsx files are deployed into the MSDB on the Sql Server. Everything works well with deployment with a powershell DSC script. But times change and … Continue reading

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