HTPC

Getting SickBeard to generate pyTivo Metadata

Sickbeard is one of the best companion tools for anyone who uses SABnzbd+. However, by default, Sickbeard only creates metadata for XBMC (from what I could tell). I decided to get my hands dirty with a little python hacking to see if I could get it to create metadata that is used by pyTivo when […]

DevOps, Oracle, Puppet

Using Oracle Database for Puppet Stored Configuration

Puppet is an open source data center automation and configuration management framework. Puppet provides system administrators with a simplified platform that allows for consistent, transparent, and flexible systems management. Puppet lets System Administrators spend less time on mundane tasks and instead focus on managing their infrastructure strategically. Last year I had the privilege of attending the first annual Puppet Camp […]